Dedicated, detail orientated Archivist with extensive experience in the research, analysis and appraisal of historical documents.With a respect for the past, an understanding of the value of historical documents and a highly developed sense of organisation, can bring order to chaos. Experience with electronic records make contributions current and in demand.
Extensive research and analysis skills
Curiosity and respect for the past
Theory, terminology, appraisal
March 2011 to August 2014 National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC Archivist
Assisted in the development of the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) to deal with the complicated challenge of managing, preserving and allowing access to electronic records.
Focused on electronic records from 1966 to 2000.
Contributed to the decisions about what materials should be preserved because of their long-term research value and to provide information to citisens.
October4 2005 to February 2011 Western Reserve Historical Society, London Archivist
Was responsible for archiving material related to the Western Reserve from the period 1662 to 1803.
Focused on everyday writing and record keeping from the period.
Followed established protocols for maintaining control of records of enduring value.
Assisted with exhibitions, outreach programmes and publications to enlist programme support.
June 2000 to September 2005 Grant Funded Project Â– Cleveland State University, London Assistant Archivist
Provided research services at the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library of Cleveland State University.
Assisted in identifying and acquiring valuable manuscripts.
2006 Certification, Academy of Certified Archivists 2003 Case Western University, Durham, England Master’s Degree in Archival Studies 1999 Durham University, Durham, England Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science