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Advisory Committee

The NEDCC Advisory Committee is made up of colleagues and peers from the cultural heritage community and represents a wide variety of talents, knowledge, and perspectives. The committee meets quarterly to advise the Center on preservation, conservation, digital imaging, and audio preservation services and programs.

Sarah Shoemaker, Chair
Associate University Librarian
Archives & Special Collections
Goldfarb Library
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Karen Cariani, Vice Chair
Director, WGBH Media Library & Archives
WGBH Educational Foundation
Boston, MA

Karen Adler Abramson
Director of Archives
JFK Presidential Library & Museum
Boston, MA

John F. Ansley
Director, Archives and Special Collections
Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY

Mark Bailey
Head, Historical Sound Recordings
Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Tom Blake
Content Discovery Manager
Boston Public LIbrary
Boston, MA

Bridget Carr
Blanche and George Jones Director of Library and Archives
Boston Symphony Orchestera
Boston, MA

Renée DesRoberts
Special Collections Librarian
McArthur Public Library
Biddeford, ME

Sean M. Fisher
DCR Archives, Office of Cultural Resources
Bureau of Planning, Design & Resource Protection
MA Dept of Conservation & Recreation
Boston, MA

Valerie Fox
Deputy Town Clerk
Town of Lincoln
Lincoln, MA

Jennifer Hornsby
Assistant Reference Librarian
Phillips Library
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA

Daniel McCormack
Archivist/Records Manager
Town of Burlington
Burlington, MA


Brenda Miller
Executive Director, Culture and Communications
Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

Carolle Morini
Caroline D. Bain Archivist, Reference Librarian
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA

David Neikirk
Digital Imaging Coordinator
Osher Map Library
Portland, ME

Rachel Onuf
VT Historical Records Program Coordinator
Vermont State Archives & Records Administration
Montpelier, VT

Kristin Parker
Lead Curator and Manager of the Arts 
Boston Public Library
Boston, MA

Lizette Pelletier
State Archivist
Connecticut State Library
Hartford, CT

Cristina Prochilo
Archives Manager
Historic New England
Boston, MA

Ruth Rogers
Curator of Special Collections
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

Sam Smallidge
Archive Manager
Boston, MA

Nick Szydlowski
Digital Services and Institutional Repository Librarian
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

Kaari Mai Tari
Town Clerk
Town of Concord
Concord, MA

Bill Veillette 
Executive Director
Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA

Kate Wells
Curator of Rhode Island Collections
Providence Public Library
Providence, RI

Feb 2021