Our Structure

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Research and Technical Studies

Committee Description
The purpose of Research and Technical Studies is to promote the advancement of scientific research in the field of conservation and to promote effective interaction of conservators and scientists in furthering the development of conservation practice. The function of this group is to support those who are involved in research efforts within the conservation field, and to help promote and advance scientific efforts in conservation.

Committee Leadership
Ms. Lynn Brostoff
Ms. Lynn Brostoff
(Chair)
Research Chemist
Library of Congress
Washington, DC
United States

Ms. Karen Trentelman
Ms. Karen Trentelman
(Vice Chair)
Senior Scientist
Getty Conservation Institute
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Ms. Kristin deGhetaldi
Ms. Kristin deGhetaldi
(Assistant Vice Chair)
Newark, DE
United States

Ms Dawn Lohnas Kriss
Ms Dawn Lohnas Kriss
(Secretary)
Objects Conservator
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms Dawn Lohnas Kriss
Ms Dawn Lohnas Kriss
(Treasurer)
Objects Conservator
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Ms. Julia Sybalsky
Ms. Julia Sybalsky
(Publication Committee Chair)
Associate Conservator
American Museum of Natural History
Easthampton, MA
United States

Mr. James Druzik
Mr. James Druzik
(Wiki Editor)
Senior Scientist
Getty Conservation Institute
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Ms. Deborah Lee Trupin
Ms. Deborah Lee Trupin
(Board Liaison)
Textile Conservator
NY State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Albany, NY
United States

Ms. Ruth Seyler
Ms. Ruth Seyler
(Staff Liaison)
Membership and Meetings Director
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Washington, DC
United States