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Thursday, August 4 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
205 - Coming Soon to a Local Government Near You: Adapting the Massachusetts Municipal Clerks Archives Education Program

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A new public website presents Archival Education for Municipal Clerks, a modular, self-paced education program modeled on the successful implementation of the Massachusetts Municipal Clerks Archives Education Program, developed with support from NHPRC. The two-year course introduces clerks to archival concepts and electronic records strategies. In their discussion of how states can adapt this program, the presenters share assessments from several states that reviewed the program for adaptability.

Chair
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Gregor Trinkaus-Randall

Preservation Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Gregor Trinkaus-Randall is the Preservation Specialist at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners where he is responsible for implementing the statewide preservation program. He is a member of ICA, the Academy of Certified Archivists, the Society of American Archivists, and is a former President of the New England Archivists (1995-1996) and of the Society of American Archivists (2011-2012). He was elected a Fellow of the Society of... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Comeau

Executive Director, Massachusetts Archives
Mr. Comeau has been at the Massachusetts Archives since 1987 and Executive Director since 2012. He served as Deputy State Archivist (2002-2012) and Acting State Archivist (2003-04). He is responsible for all aspects of the Archives. He has worked closely with municipal clerks and is Co-Chair of COSTEP MA. He is also Chair of the NEDCC Board of Directors and a Board Member, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Records Review Committee, State... Read More →
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Kaari Mai Tari

Town Clerk, Town of Westford, MA
Ms. Tari has been the Town Clerk of Westford, MA since 2001. She is responsible for the fulfillment of statutory requirements on federal, state and local levels, including but not limited to elections, town meetings, annual census, recording births, deaths and marriages, land management applications, etc. She has been instrumental in organizing, microfilming, scanning, preserving, and providing access to the town's historical records, as well... Read More →
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Katherine M. Wisser

Associate Professor, Simmons College
Katherine M. Wisser is Associate Professor and co-Director of the Dual Degree program in Archives and History at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College. Previously, she served as the Director of Instructional Services at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS), UNC-Chapel Hill and worked professionally in New Hampshire and North Carolina. She was a teaching fellow at the SILS from 2001-2009. She... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Salon C Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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