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Saturday, August 17 • 8:00am - 9:30am
SESSION 605 - All for One and One for All: State Archives and Effective Archival Advocacy

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Increasingly under attack in challenging fiscal climates, state archives have been at the forefront of using the tools of advocacy to strengthen their business case, and their efforts provide useful examples of grassroots advocacy techniques to colleagues across the archival spectrum. Join four state archives officials as they offer examples of their advocacy efforts and lessons learned from the "boots on the ground" efforts needed to reinforce the importance of your repository to a multitude of stakeholders.

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Jessica Lacher-Feldman

Head of Special Collections, Louisiana State University
Jessica Lacher-Feldman was appointed as Head of Special Collections for Louisiana State University's Hill Memorial Library beginning June 18, 2013. She formerly served as Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library at The University of Alabama, where she worked from 2000-June 2013 as curator and before that as Public and Outreach Services Coordinator. She served as the project manager for... Read More →

Kaye Minchew

Executive Director, Troup County Historical Society and Archives
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Steve Murray

Director, Alabama Department of Archives & History
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Kathleen D. Roe

Director of Operations (Retired), New York State Archives (Retired)
SAA past-president, 2014-2015. Director of Archives and Records Management Operations at the NY State Archives (retired). Holds advanced degrees in History from Michigan State Universsity and in library/archival administration from Wayne State University. Fellow and immediate past-president of SAA, past- president of CoSA.

Melanie Sturgeon

Director, History and Archives, Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

Saturday August 17, 2013 8:00am - 9:30am
Grand Salon 9/12

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