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Emergency Committee


Committee Description

The charge of the committee to promote awareness and increase knowledge of the AIC membership in the areas of emergency preparedness, response and recovery for cultural heritage by: contributing to the production of articles (published or web-based), brochures and handouts which provide pertinent educational and technical information; organizing and developing lectures and workshops that provide for a foundation of understanding and the skill sets/tools needed for this type of work; supporting the function and role of the National Heritage Responders; working with other AIC Committees and Specialty Groups to most completely and accurately disseminate information; partnering with other collection-based institutions or organizations to develop broad-reaching educational training tools.

Committee Leadership

Ms. Katie C. Wagner
Ms. Katie C. Wagner
(Chair)
Book Conservator
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Washington, DC
United States

Ms. Susan Duhl
Ms. Susan Duhl
(Member)
Conservator/Collections Consultant
Art Conservation/Collections Consultation
Severna Park, MD
United States

Ms. Holly Herro
Ms. Holly Herro
(Member)
Conservator
National Library of Medicine (NIH)
Bethesda, MD
United States

Mr. Andrew Huot
Mr. Andrew Huot
(Member)
Conservator
Big River Bindery
Norcross, GA
United States

Ms. Rebecca Kennedy
Ms. Rebecca Kennedy
(Member)
Preservation Specialist
National Postal Museum
Washington, DC
United States

Ms. Maria Lyratzi
Ms. Maria Lyratzi
(Member)
Student
Pedagogical Institute
Athens,
Greece

Ms. Julie Newton
Ms. Julie Newton
(Member)
Library Coordinator, Conservation
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Atlanta, GA
United States

Ms Malia Van Heukelem
Ms Malia Van Heukelem
(Member)
Preservation Specialist
University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Kaneohe, HI
United States

Anna M Weiss-Pfau
Anna M Weiss-Pfau
(Member)
Conservator, Collection Manager
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
Clarendon Hills, IL
United States

Ms. Emily Farek
Ms. Emily Farek
(Student Member)
Graduate Fellow
Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
Wilmington, DE
United States

Mr. Thomas J. Braun
Mr. Thomas J. Braun
(Board Liaison)
Head of Conservation and Senior Objects Conservator
Minnesota Historical Society
Saint Paul, MN
United States

Ms Jessica Unger
Ms Jessica Unger
(Staff Liaison)
Emergency Programs Coordinator
Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
Washington, DC
United States