Comprises representatives from regional/statewide finding aggregations, participating in and supporting a range of project activities. Examples include:

  • Providing input on initial research findings, and prototype systems
  • Sharing finding aid and repository data for analysis and testing purposes
  • Providing input on business, governance, and organizational models
  • Providing input on requirements, timeline, and plan to establish for mininum viable instantiation of the network
  • Sharing data to support contributor and end-user research agenda


Key contacts

Archival Resources in Wisconsin 

Primary: Alison Bridger, Archivist, Bibliographic Management (Wisconsin Historical Society)

Lee Konrad, Associate Director for Information Technology (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)

David Pavelich, Director of Special Collections & Archives (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)

Brian Sheppard, Digital Library Systems Analyst (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)

Archival Resources of the Virginias (ARVAS)

Primary: Lynn Eaton, Director, Special Collections Research Center (George Mason University Libraries)

Kira Dietz, Assistant Director, Special Collections and University Archives (Virginia Tech University Libraries, Archival Resources of the Virginias)

Brenda Gunn, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections and Preservation (University of Virginia Library)

Margaret Kidd, Access and Electronic Records Archivists (Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University)

Archives Florida (defunct)
Primary: John Nemmers, Associate Chair, Head of Collection Services (University of Florida Libraries)

Archives West 

Primary: Maija Anderson (Assistant Director and Program Manager, Open Strategies and Digital Content, Orbis Cascade Alliance)

Arizona Archives Online (AAO) 

Primary: Elizabeth Dunham, Associate Archivist (Arizona State University Library)

Kelly Phillips, Archivist, Digital Programs (Northern Arizona University Library)

Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC)

Primary: Laurie Lee Moses, Portal Archivist, BMRC (University of Chicago Library)

Marcia Walker-McWilliams, Executive Director, BMRC (University of Chicago Library)

Chicago Collections Consortium 

Primary: Kate Flynn, Portal Manager (Chicago Collections Consortium)

Jeanne Long, Executive Director (Chicago Collections Consortium)

Connecticut's Archives Online (CAO)Primary: Brian Stevens, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian (Western Connecticut State University),

Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative (Empire ADC) 

Primary: Jen Palmentiero, Digital Services Librarian (Southeastern New York Library Resources Council)

History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium 

Primary: John Rees, Archivist (National Library of Medicine)

Online Archive of California (OAC) 

Primary: Adrian Turner, Senior Product Manager, Publishing & Special Collections (California Digital Library)

Rachael Hu, User Experience Design Manager (California Digital Library)

Esther Verreau, Senior Software Developer (California Digital Library)

Philadelphia Area Archives (PAA

Primary: Holly Mengel, Manuscripts Cataloging Librarian (University of Pennsylvania Libraries)

Celia Caust-Ellenbogen, Archivist and PACSCL Board Member (Swarthmore College Libraries)

Sean Quimby, Associate University Librarian & Director of the Jay I. Kislak Center for Special Collections (University of Pennsylvania Libraries)

Rhode Island Archives and Manuscripts Online (RIAMCO) 

Primary: Karen Eberhart, Manuscripts Processing Archivist (Brown University)

Genna Duplisea, Archivist/Special Collections Librarian (Salve Regina University)

Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO) 

Primary: Robert Weaver, Manuscript Archivist (Texas Tech University)

Aaron Choate, Director of Digital Strategies (University of Texas at Austin Libraries)

Samantha Dodd, Curator (Southern Methodist University)

Maristella Feustle (University of North Texas Libraries)

Mailing List and Workspace

Discussion list: NAFAN-AGGREGATOR-PARTNERS-L@LISTSERV.UCOP.EDU (restricted to working group members)

Google Drive workspace (restricted to working group members)
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