Director of Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Tech
Aaron Purcell is the Director of Special Collections at Virginia Tech and works closely with donors and development officers to build collections, awareness, and funding. He is the author of Donors and Archives: A Guidebook for Successful Programs (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015) and Academic Archives: Managing the Next Generation of College and University Archives, Records, and Special Collections (Neal Schuman, 2012).
Assistant University Archivist, Stanford University
Josh Schneider is Assistant University Archivist at Stanford University, where he acquires and provides access to Stanford University records, faculty papers, and collections documenting campus and student life. He is also Community Manager for ePADD, an open-source software package that supports archival processes around the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives. He is an editorial board member of American Archivist... Read More →
Director, Research Center, Georgia Historical Society
Lynette Stoudt is Director of the Research Center at the Georgia Historical Society and is responsible for leading library and archives staff, administering reference and information services, overseeing donor relations and acquisitions, and managing facilities. Founded in 1839, the Georgia Historical Society is the oldest continuously operated historical society in the South. Lynette has been active in several professional organizations... Read More →
Director, Ernest Gaines Center, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Cheylon Woods, Assistant Professor and Archivist/Head of Ernest J. Gaines Center, received her MLIS from LSU. She has presented at annual meetings for Society of American Archivists and worked on numerous public programs for the Alabama Department of Archives and History specializing in preservation and displaying historical documents and artifacts while participating in an IMLS fellowship under the HistoryMakers. Currently Mrs. Woods is... Read More →