Please join me in welcoming the two newly elected Coordinating Committee members Elizabeth England and Jessica Neal, and one re-elected member, Linda Tadic. Their terms begin January 1, 2021 and run through December 31, 2023.
Elizabeth England is a Digital Preservation Specialist at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, where she participates in strategic and operational initiatives and services for the preservation of born-digital and digitized records. She previously was the Digital Archivist and a National Digital Stewardship Resident at Johns Hopkins University. Elizabeth currently serves on the NDSA Communications and Publications group and the DigiPres 2020 Planning Committee.
Jessica Neal, was recently named the Sterling A. Brown Archivist at Williams College, having previously been the College Archivist at Hampshire College. Additionally, Jes is a workshop facilitator with DocNow, and a member of NDSA’s DigiPres 2020 Planning Committee.
Linda Tadic has served on the Coordinating Committee for the past two years. As an educator, she incorporates NDSA reports and projects into her courses in the UCLA Information Studies department. Additionally, Linda brings her diverse experience working in non-profit and educational archives, managing digital asset management systems, and founding Digital Bedrock, a managed digital preservation service provider.
We are also grateful to the very talented, qualified individuals who participated in this election.
We are indebted to our outgoing Coordinating Committee members, Karen Cariani, Bradley Daigle (Chair), Sibyl Schaefer, and Paige Walker, for their service and many contributions. To sustain a vibrant, robust community of practice, we rely on and deeply value the contributions of all members, including those who took part in voting.