Project Management & Committees

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Association of Moving Image Archivists

Deep Focus: A Directory to Moving Image Resources. 2010-Present

  • Envisioned project and strategized with colleagues and consultants on design
  • Co-wrote and submitted proposal
  • Solicited, mobilized, and organized over twenty volunteer researchers
  • Researched archives in Europe, the Middle East, and various states in the U.S. for project
  • Worked with website developers on role and functions of directory
  • Edit and create new content using the site’s Drupal-based content management software (On-going)
  • Designed outreach materials
  • Consulting with colleagues on outreach efforts (On-going)

COMMITTEE WORK

Association of Moving Image Archivists

Board of Directors. 2015-Present

Publications Committee Co-Chair. (with Devin Orgeron). 2013-Present

  • The Publications Committee promotes AMIA’s mission and goals by supervising and coordinating the publication of The Moving Image journal, the AMIA Newsletter, various special publications, and book publishing endeavors.  The Publications Committee recommends to the Board programs, policies, and tools to assist in the creation, direction, and operation of print and electronic publications
  • AMIA 25th Anniversary Oral History Interviews. Conducted videotaped oral histories with AMIA members in commemoration of the Association’s 25th anniversary; shot, edited, researched, and co-interviewed, November 2015
  • First Annual Writer’s Workshop. November 2015

Access Committee Chair. 2009-2013

  • Solicited project ideas and conference proposals from committee members
  • Coordinated and chair yearly conference meeting
  • Maintained committee page on AMIA’s website
  • Project managed  the Deep Focus directory project

Website task force. 2011-2013

  • Consultant
Moving Image Archive News

Secretary of the Board. 2017- Present

Schlesinger Library

Film Committee. 2008-2013 (Chair 2009-2012)

  • Co-curated series line-up
  • Coordinated volunteers
  • Outreach and publicity to Harvard community, local press, and community groups
  • Balanced budget
  • Public speaking
  • Booked speakers in collaboration with other committee members

Social Media Committee. 2011-2013

  • Curated, transcoded, edited, and uploaded video/audio clips for blog and social media posts both alone and in collaboration (YouTube, Facebook, Drupal content management system)

Exhibit committee. “Stepping Stones for New Americans” (Spring/2013), “Siting Julia” (Fall/2012), “Women on the Clock” (Fall/2011), ““Inside/Out: The Geography of Gendered Space” (Spring/2010)

  • Curated, wrote captions, and edited video/audio materials for exhibit kiosks
  • Project managed and coordinated with vendor
  • Collaborated with committee on overall theme and appearance of exhibits
  • Brought audiovisual kiosk up to ADA compliance for the sight and hearing impaired