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Committees and Representatives

Committees and Representatives

Council

Executive

Barbara Thiers, President
Debra Trock, President-Elect
Linda S. Ford, Past President

Ruth O'Leary, Treasurer
Cindy Opitz, Secretary
Mariel Campbell, Managing Editor

Members-at-Large

Miranda Lowe (2016-2019)
Melinda Peters (2016-2019)
Deborah Paul (2017-2020)
Amanda Lawrence (2017-2020)
Talia Karim (2018-2021)
Fran Ritchie (2018-2021)

Standing Committees

Archives:

Carol Kelloff, Chair
Lisa F. Palmer
 

Best Practices:

Jessica Cundiff, Co-chair
Breda Zimkus, Co-chair
Gretchen Anderson
Lori Benson
Andrew Bentley
Emily Braker
Matthew Brown
Erin Cashion
Michelle Coyne
Carrie Eaton
Nicole Fisher
Magdalena Grenda-Kurma
Cathy Hawks
Carol Kelloff
Liz Leith
Miranda Lowe
Meredith Mahoney
Armando Mendez
Amanda Millhouse
William Moser
Dirk Neumann
Matthew Pace
Melinda Peters
Marcia Revelez
Fran Ritchie
Thomas Schossleitner
Randy Singer
Hayley Singleton
Genevieve Tocci
Greg Watkins-Colwell
Amy Weiss
Andrew Williston
Dan Young

Citations Subcommittee:
Margaret Landis
, Chair
Mariko Kageyama
Ann Pinzl
Janet Waddington

Bylaws:

Linda S. Ford, Chair (Past President)
Laura Abraczinskas
Christopher Norris
Cindy Opitz 

Conference:

Debra Trock, Chair (President-Elect)
Paul Mayer, Sponsor Liaison (North America)
Clare Valentine, Sponsor Liaison (Europe)
Paul Mayer, Chicago, 2019

Robert Morris, Dunedin, 2018
Melissa Islam, Denver, 2017
Christiane Quaisser
, Berlin, 2016

 

Conservation:

Fran Ritchie, Co-chair
Rebecca Newberry, Co-chair
Gretchen Anderson, Resources (RDU) USA
Stephanie Black, Resources (RDU) Asia
Julian Carter, Resources (RDU) Europe
Mariana Di Giacomo, Resources (RDU) South America
Luci Cipera, Environmental Specifications & Museum Sustainability
Carolyn Leckie, Environmental Specifications & Museum Sustainability
Robert Waller, Value Change Estimation
Andrew Bentley, Fluid Collections
Bethany Palumbo, Food Service
Fran Ritchie, Food Service

 

Lori Benson
Suzanne B. McLaren
Armando Mendez
Cindy Opitz
Mark Renczkowski
Clare Valentine
Tim White

 

Elections:

Bethany Palumbo, Chair
Jean-Marc Gagnon
 

Emerging Professionals:

Kari Harris, Co-chair
Mariana di Giacomo, Co-chair
Archives Committee:
Best Practices Committee: Fran Ritchie
Conservation Committee:
Cracking the Collections Blog Editor: Katie McComas
Documentation Committee:
International Relations Committee: Mariana Di Giacomo
Long Range Planning Committee: 
Membership Committee: Kari Harris
Professional Development Committee:
Publications Committee: Katie McComas
Web Committee: 

Legislation and Regulations: 

Stephanie D. Carson, Co-chair
Dirk Neumann, Co-chair
Matt Brown
Carol Butler
Mariel Campbell
James Erdmann
Peter Giere
Chris Huddleston
Shelly James
Esther Langan
Elise Le Compte
Christopher Milensky
Bill Moser
Patricia Nutter
Diane Pitassy
Richard Rabeler
Rusty Russell
Thomas Schossleitner
Hayley Singleton
Skip Skidmore
Jeremiah Trimble
Greg Watkins-Colwell
David Werneke
Andew Williston
Robert Wilson
Breda Zimkus
Andrew Bentley, Transport of Dangerous Goods 

Long-Range Planning: 

Debra Trock, Co-chair (President-Elect)
Suzanne Ryder, Co-chair
Laura Abraczinskas
 


 

Membership

Tiffany Adrain, Chair
Elena Benamy
Mireia Beas-Moix
Kari Harris
Talia Karim

Ann Pinzl
Greg Watkins-Colwell

Professional Development:

Jeff Stephenson, Chair
Elise LeCompte, Travel Grant Sub-chair
Travis Marsico, Mentorship Sub-chair
Meghann Toner, Mentorship Sub-chair
Elena Benamy


Christina Byrd
Kari Harris
Gil Nelson
Rusty Russell

 

Publications:

Mariel Campbell, Chair, Managing Editor
Marcy Revelez, Associate Editor
Yemisi Dare, Associate Editor Collection Forum
Mariana di Giacomo, Associate Editor Collection Forum
Scott Rufolo, Associate Editor Collection Forum
Genevieve E. Tocci, Associate Editor Collection Forum
Janet Waddington, Associate Editor Collection Forum
Liath Appleton, Editor,  SPNHC Connection
Katie McComas, Advertising,  SPNHC Connection
Lori Schlenker, Assistant Editor, SPNHC Connection

Ann Pinzl, Book Reviews, SPNHC Connection
Book Reviews, SPNHC Connection: open position
Lisa Elkin, Special Publications Editor
Christopher Norris, Special Publications Editor
Breda Zimkus, Technical Leaflets Editor
Carol Kelloff, Archive-Chair
 

Recognition & Grants:

Linda S. Ford, Chair (Past President)
Chris Norris
Jean-Marc Gagnon
Suzanne B. McLaren

Web:

Liath Appleton, Chair
Lynn Jones, Social Media
Jessica Utrup, NHCOLL-L List Manager, Wiki Rep

Gabriela Hogue, Events Calendar
James Macklin

 

Sessional Committees

International Relations:

Sue Ryder, Chair
Mariana Di Giacomo, EPG Liaison
Deborah Paul
Armando Mendez

Website Redesign:

Barbara Thiers, Chair
Liath Appleton
Andy Bentley
Jessica Cundiff
Linda S. Ford
James Macklin
Ruth O’Leary

US Federal Collections:
Mathew Brown, Chair
Carol Butler
Terry Childs
Janaki Krishna
Chris Norris
Sally Shelton

 

Representatives/Liaisons

The Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada (ANHMC): Erica Wheeler
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC): Gretchen Anderson
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH): Randy Singer
The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM): Suzanne McLaren
American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT): Richard Rabeler
Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS): John E Simmons
Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG): James Macklin
Collections Stewardship Professional Network--American Association of Museums (CS-AAM): John E Simmons
Entomological Collections Network (ECN): Dan Young
Geological Curators’ Group (GCG): OPEN
The Geological Society of America (GSA): Chris Tacker
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF): James Macklin
Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF): Catherine Hawks
Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio): Deborah Paul
International Council of Museums - Natural History (ICOM-NATHIST): Gretchen Anderson
International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER): Breda Zimkus
The Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA): Roberto Portela Miguez
Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSCA ): Robert Gropp
Managers of Australasian Herbarium Collections -- Councils of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (MAHC-CHAH) -- Shelley James
The Paleontological Society (paleosoc): Jessica D. Cundiff
Scientific Collections International (SciColl): Barbara Thiers
Small Collections Network (SCNet): Anna Monfils
Society of Herbarium Curators (SHC): Richard Rabeler
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP): Matthew Brown