MARAC Steering Committee

MARAC Officers

Brian Keough -- Chair
M.E. Grenander Department
of Special Collections & Archives
University at Albany
Albany, NY 12222

TEL: 518/437-3931
FAX: 518/437-3930


Mary K. Mannix -- Vice Chair
Maryland Room Manager
C. Burr Artz Public Library
Frederick County Public Libraries
Frederick, MD 21701

TEL: 301/600-1368
FAX: 301/600-2905

Dyani Feige -- Secretary
Director of Preservation Services
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

TEL: 215/545-0613
FAX: 215/735-9313

Jim Gerencser -- Interim Treasurer

604 Devonshire Drive
Carlisle, PA 17013

TEL: 717/245-1094
FAX: 717/245-1439

Caucus Representatives (2014-2016)


Emily Cottle
Lead Corporate Archivist
Winthrop Group
226 West 37th Street, 17th fl
New York, NY 10018



TEL: 570/466-4058

District of Columbia 

Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4615



TEL: 202/707-3336


Vincent Novara
Curator, Special Collections in Performing Arts
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742

TEL: 301/405-9220

New Jersey

Laura M. Poll

Trentoniana, Trenton Free Public Library
120 Academy Street
Trenton, N.J. 08608

New York

Michael Martin
Archivist/Electronic Records Unit
New York State Archives
Room 9D64
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

 TEL: 518/486-1741



Valerie Anne-Lutz
Head of Manuscripts Processing
American Philosophical Society Library
105 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

TEL: 215/440-3444



Margaret Kidd
Project Archivist
Virginia Commonwealth University
Special Collections & Archives, MCV Campus
Tompkins-McCaw Library,
P.O. Box 980582,
Richmond, VA 23298-0582

TEL: 804/828-3152

West Virginia

Nat DeBruin
Marshall University Libraries
Huntington, WV 25755

TEL: 304/696-3524

Members-at-Large (2015-2017)

Wesley Chenault
Head, Special Collections and Archives
James Branch Cabell Library
Virginia Commonwealth University
901 Park Avenue
P.O Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284


TEL: 804/827-3576


Kenneth Cleary
Project Archivist
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Dept.
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807


TEL: 302/658-2400, x224


Christine Anne George
Archivist & Faculty Services Librarian
Charles B. Sears Law Library, SUNY Buffalo
334 O’Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260


TEL: 716/645-6690 

Lindsey Loeper
Special Collections Archivist
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250


TEL: 410/455-6290  


Steering Committee Advisory Positions


Parliamentarian (2015-2017)




National Coalition for History

Jan Zastrow
Office of Sen. Barbara Boxer
112 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC  20510

TEL: 808-426-6268


Archives Coordinator

Lauren Brown
2208 Hornbake Library
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742