Committees

CAA is governed by a volunteer steering committee. Our activities are planned by three volunteer subcommittees and funded by annual membership dues and occasional event fees.

Steering Committee

George Kutsunis (Chair, 2016-18)
Archivist and Records Manager
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
gkutsunis@aana.com

Jennifer Ho (Vice Chair, 2016-18)
Digital Archivist
The Chicago Community Trust
jho@cct.org

Kara Jefts (Secretary, 2017-19)
Collections Assistant, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Principle & Archival Consultant, Studio Archive Services
studioarchiveservices@gmail.com

Andrew Bullen (Treasurer, 2017-19)
Information Technology Coordinator
Illinois State Library
ahbullen@gmail.com

Amy Belotti (Member, 2017-19)
Digital Collections Manager
Chicago Film Archives
amyleebelotti@gmail.com

Megan Keller Young (Member, 2017-19)
Special Collections Librarian
University of Illinois at Chicago
msmegankeller@gmail.com

Drew Davis (Member, 2016-18)
Archivist & Records Manager
College of American Pathologists
ddavis@cap.org

Greer Martin (Member, 2016-18)
Discovery & Metadata Librarian
Paul V. Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology
gmarti15@iit.edu


Website

Stephanie Giordano (Webmaster)
Manager, Heritage Communications
Rotary International
info@chicagoarchivists.org

Janet Olson (Web Support - Jobs)
Assistant University Archivist
Northwestern University

Martin Firestein (Web Support - Events)
Archivist
William Rainey Harper College

Subcommittees

The Events subcommittee plans social events intended to foster dialogue about archival best practices and to promote the development of personal and professional relationships among archivists, historians, librarians, and records managers in the greater Chicago area.

Laura Alagna
Digital Preservation Librarian
Northwestern University
laura.alagna@northwestern.edu

Kristin MacDonough
Digitization Specialist
Video Data Bank
kristin.macdonough@gmail.com


The Outreach subcommittee develops services and materials that facilitate involvement in the profession, recognize professional accomplishments and contributions of its members, increase awareness of CAA within Chicago and regionally, and promote the archives profession.

Erin Matson
Librarian and Archivist
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
ematson@mcachicago.org


The Professional Development subcommittee is committed to creating and facilitating access to low-cost educational opportunities and to developing opportunities in collaboration with members.

Hathaway Hester
Information and Digitization Specialist
National Association of REALTORS┬«
hathawayhester@gmail.com

Allison Schein
Archivist
WFMT and Studs Terkel Radio Archive
allison@creativeaudioarchive.org

Social Media

Derek Potts
rebeldepot@gmail.com

Lisa Geiger
lisa.geiger@outlook.com


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