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Working under the direction of the NEA Executive Board is a series of short-term and long-standing committees and task forces. All committee/task force participants are NEA members and are appointed by the Board and may utilize a shared workspace wiki. For access, contact NEA’s Web Administrator

Please visit NEA’s contact page for a full listing of NEA volunteers who are available to answer questions by subject. Contact information for specific committee members is also available by searching the membership directory. An organizational chart of the roles within NEA may also be viewed.

If you are interested in volunteering for a position within NEA contact the Immediate Past President, who serves as chair of the Nominating Committee.

Click on a committee name to jump to the list of volunteers below:

Archival Advocacy Award Committee
No current members

Audio-Visual Professional Development Award Subcommittee
Chair: Jennifer Betts

Communications Committee - Description
Chair: Henry Caiazzo (February 2020 - March 2022)
Kelli Bogan: Web Administrator (August 2017 - August 2020)
Michelle Chiles: Web Content Manager (March 2017 - March 2020)
Abbey Malangone: Community Engagement Coordinator (May 2018 - May 2021)
Social Media Coordinator
Caroline White: Copy Editor (March 2020- March 2023)
Board Representative, Member-at-Large: Jennifer Betts

Distinguished Service Award Committee
No current members

Education Committee - Description

Co-chair: Nadia Dixson (October 2018 - April 2020)
Co-chair: Becky Parmer (October 2018 - April 2020)
Ashley Cale (Fall 2018 to Fall 2019, student member)
Rachel Cohen (March 2017-March 2020)
Jordan Meyerl (October 2018 - October 2019)
Jill Snyder (March 2018-March 2019)
Jessica Steytler (March 2017-March 2020)
Aimie Westphal (October 2018 to September 2021)
Board Representative, Member-at-Large: Stephanie Krauss

Haas Award Committee
Chair: Stephanie Krauss

Hale Award Committee
Chair: Cristina Prochilo

Inclusion and Diversity Committee
- Description
Rosemary K. J. Davis, Co-chair (2017-2020)
Rose Oliveira, Co-chair (2017-2020)
Dorothy J. Berry (Member, 2018-2020)
Stephanie Bredbenner (Member 2018-2020)
Joan Ilacqua (Member, 2018-2019)
Meghan Rinn (Member, 2018-2019)
Board Representative, Member at Large: Cristina Prochilo

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies Editorial Board - Description and Plan

Anna Clutterbuck-Cook (March 2019-March 2022)
Carrie B. Evans (September 2019-March 2022)
Jessica Holden (March 2019-March 2022)
Monika Lehman (March 2019-March 2022)

MA History Conference Planning Committee, NEA Representative
Christina Tanguay

Meeting and Travel Scholarship Committee
No current members

Membership Committee - Description
Chair: Sam Howes, (May 2018 - May 2021)

Jeannette Bastian, Simmons College Mentoring Liaison
Andrew Elder, Mentoring Liaison (March 2019 - November 2020)
Chelsea Frank (September 2017 - September 2020)
Jen Hale, Mentoring Liaison (March 2019 - November 2020)
Jessica Holden, Mentoring Program Administrator (January 2018 - January 2020)
Amelia Holmes, Annual Meeting Coordinator (October 2018 - October 2021)
Sam Howe, Interim Mentoring Liaison
Stephanie Krauss, Meet-Up Organizer (October 2018 - October 2021)
Colin Lukens, Survey Coordinator (December 2018 to December 2021)
Cate Peebles (September 2017 - September 2020)
Elizabeth Slomba, Membership Secretary (June 2017 - June 2020)
Blake Spitz (September 2017 - September 2020)
Board Representative, Member-at-Large: Molly Brown

NEA Newsletter Editors - Description
Danielle Castronovo, Co-chair/Reviews Editor (January 2019 - January 2022)
Katy Sternberger, Co-chair/News and Notes Editor (October 2018-October 2021)

Vanessa Formato, Session Reports editor (April 2020 - April 2023)
Charlotte Lellman, Inside NEA/This Season in New England History editor (April 2020 - April 2023)
Board Representative, Member-at-Large: Cristina Prochilo

Nominating Committee

Chair: Karen Adler Abramson
Prudence Doherty
Ellen Doon
Sarah Galligan
Heather Moran

Program Committee - Spring 2021
Chair: Rachel Jirka
Sally Blanchard-O'Brien
Gaia Cloutier
Liz Francis
Amy Hietala
Alison Lotto
Cate Peebles
Emily Atkins (NEA Meeting Coordinator)

Regional Archival Associations Consortium Representative

Jennifer Betts

Roundtable Liaison
Molly Brown

Susan J. Von Salis Student Meeting and Travel Scholarship Committee
Chair: Molly Brown

Volunteer Coordinator
Stephanie Krauss

Volunteer Legal Advisor
Kyle K. Courtney, Esq.

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