Archiving Student Activism Toolkit

The Archiving Student Activism Toolkit Committee (ASATC) must be attuned to the shifting needs of student organizers and archivists/memory workers and try to stay on top of trends and social movements taking place in vulnerable and marginalized student populations. (ASATC) will assist in building out modules for the toolkit that may intersect with the needs of the Educator’s Toolkit. Committee members will make recommendations for updates to the toolkit and will generate annual forms and interviews as tools to gather data on the strengths and weaknesses of the toolkit.

Valencia Johnson (Chair)

Valencia Johnson is the Archivist for Student Life at Princeton University Library.

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer is the Assistant director of Archives and Special Collections at Emerson College.

Tatiana Bryant

Tatiana is the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at Barnard College.

Lydia Tang

Lydia is the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for LYRASIS

Maggy McNeely

Maggie is the University Archivist at Brandeis University.

Patrick R. Wallace

Patrick is the Digital Projects & Archives Librarian at the Davis Family Library at Middlebury College

Ruth Bryan

Director of Archives & University Archivist at University of Kentucky.

Collections Assessment Committee

The Collections Assessment Committee (CAC) will play a critical role in reviewing the data from the collection assessments. The CAC will make recommendations for new areas of data collection for the assessment form. But CAC must also review data to unpack what is revealed by the assessments—what areas potentially are the weakest areas of collection within the consortium, what are the strongest areas of collection development? The group will work with the WDI team on recommendations for data visualization. The group must also keep up with what new/old members have not submitted an assessment form. They will also need to work in collaboration with the Collection Features Committee and make recommendations on what collections should be highlighted.

Shannon Walker (Chair)

Shannon Walker currently oversees both the ASU University Archives and the archival collections at Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Richard Bernier (Co-Chair)

Richard Bernier is the Processing and Public Services Archivist at the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections.

Alissa Rae Funderburk

Alissa is the Mellon Foundation Oral Historian for Jackson State University.

Jehan Sinclair

Anti-Black Racism Librarian/Archivist for Harvard Library.

B. Lynn Whitfield

B. Lynn Whitfield is the University Archivist at Texas Tech University.

Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez

Cristina Fontánez Rodrí­guez is the Virginia Thoren and Institute Archivist at Pratt
Institute Libraries and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute School of Information.

Ken Grossi

Ken Grossi has been a staff member in the Oberlin College Archives for over 20 years, and since 2008 he has served as College Archivist. 

Liz Jones-Minsinger

Liz is the Archvist and Records Manager at Haverford College.

Patrick R. Wallace

Patrick is the Digital Projects & Archives Librarian at the Davis Family Library at Middlebury College.

Chris Wydman

Chris Wydman is the University Archivist and Records Manager in the Department of Special Collections & Archives at Wright State University.

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer is the Assistant director of Archives and Special Collections at Emerson College.

Collection Features Review Committee

The members of the Collection Features Review (CFR) group will have the opportunity to advocate for and highlight the collections within the consortia. The committee should highlight six collections a year. The committee will work with the archivist/memory workers curating the collection to do an interview and gather more information/context for each collection. Each collection highlight must include image(s) for each collection review). The interviews will be highlighted on the main page and added to Project STAND’s blog. CFR will also highlight any upcoming exhibitions by consortia members.

Alissa Rae Funderburk (Chair)

Alissa is the Mellon Foundation Oral Historian for Jackson State University.

Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez

Cristina Fontánez Rodrí­guez is the Virginia Thoren and Institute Archivist at Pratt
Institute Libraries and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute School of Information.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee will work with closely with the Project STAND Coordinator to generate content for the following Project STAND platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Mailchimp, Blog). This committee is the vessel for all the other committees to communicate items to be included on our platforms or potential recommendations for agenda items. The Communications Committee will assist with promoting Project STAND events/activities to other listservs and social media channels of interest.

Tamar Chute (Chair)

Tamar Chute is the University Archivist and Head of Archives (Professor) at Ohio State University.

Ashlyn Velte

Ashlyn is the Teaching Assistant Professor and Processing Archivist at the University of Colorado.

Leanna Barcelona

Leanna Barcelona joined UIC as the university archivist in June 2020.

Educator’s Toolkit Committee

The Educator’s Toolkit Committee (ETC) will rely heavily on utilizing the Archiving Student Activism Toolkit to build out resources for its toolkit. The Educator’s Toolkit will also rely on the collections highlighted within the consortia and building out theme resources based on holdings with Project STAND members based on the collection assessments. The toolkit will utilize a critical pedagogy approach.  The toolkit should include the following (Reference to specific collections, Reference to peer reviewed publications, Social media (Medium, YouTube, related Twitter accounts to follow, Instagram accounts), Books and other relevant print publications.

Carli Lowe (Chair)

Carli Lowe is the University Archivist at San José State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

Mary M. Manning (Co-Chair)

Mary is the University Archivist at the University of Houston.

Angela D. Stewart

Angela is the University Archivist at Jackson State University.

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer is the Assistant director of Archives and Special Collections at Emerson College.

Grants Committee

The grants committee is responsible for identifying relevant grants for Project STAND in alignment with its goals and objectives. The grants committee will assist in writing the grants and help in creating a grants writing sub-committee for each grant. The committee will sometimes work in tandem with the Special Projects Committee.

Nicholas Graham (Chair)

Nicholas Graham is the UNC-Chapel Hill University Archivist.

Lauren Zuchowski Longwell

Lauren is the University Archivist at the University of Virginia.

Orientation Committee

The orientation committee will communicate with all new members. The committee will generate all communications to new members and assist in providing an orientation process for new members, including providing access to necessary forms, providing updates on current projects, and current committee needs. The committee will work with the advisory board and the website committee.

Katie Nash (Chair)

Katie Nash is University Archivist and Head of Special Collections at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she manages and oversees daily operations for the University Archives.

Tamar Chute

Tamar Chute is the University Archivist and Head of Archives (Professor) at Ohio State University.

Greg Bailey

Greg serves as the University Archivist and is responsible for the collecting and managing of the records of Iowa State University that have enduring historical significance.

Outreach and Engagement Committee

The Outreach and Engagement Committee (OEC) will help mediate requests for internships, volunteer opportunities, project collaborations (inside/outside Project STAND consortium), and may assist with programming ideas during a grant cycle. OEC may also work with the Communications team to identify listservs, organizations, institutions, and various other channels to share out information regarding Project STAND.

Leanna Barcelona

Leanna Barcelona joined UIC as the university archivist in June 2020.

Special Projects Committee

The Special Projects Committee is charged with stewarding special initiatives within Project STAND, including The Demands Project and Solidarity Statements Project. The committee will help determine the scope, collection methods, and organization of projects as they arise.

Greg Bailey (Chair)

Greg serves as the University Archivist and is responsible for the collecting and managing of the records of Iowa State University that have enduring historical significance.

Jessica Ballard (Co-Chair)

Jessica Ballard is a Visiting Faculty Archives Resident at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Her focus is assessing underrepresented groups within the University Archives collections.

Alissa Rae Funderburk

Alissa is the Mellon Foundation Oral Historian for Jackson State University

Aprille McKay

Aprille C. McKay is the Assistant Director for University Collections and Records Management for the archives of the University of Michigan at the Bentley Historical Library.

Carli Lowe

Carli Lowe is the University Archivist at San José State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.

Jehan Sinclair

Jehan is the Anti-Black Racism Librarian/Archivist for Harvard Library.

Micha Broadnax

Micha Broadnax is an archivist currently residing on the land once occupied by Nonotuck people. Informed by Black feminist imaginations, Micha entered the library profession.

Francis Woo

Francis is the Chair of the Demands Project for Project STAND.

Student Engagement Committee

The Student Engagement Committee is charged with liaising with students interested in getting involved with Project STAND, increasing student participation and retention, and developing strategies to incorporate the perspectives of student activists in our work generally.

Leanna Barcelona

Leanna Barcelona joined UIC as the university archivist in June 2020.

Jessica Ballard

Jessica Ballard is a Visiting Faculty Archives Resident at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Her focus is assessing underrepresented groups within the University Archives collections.

Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez

Cristina is the Virginia Thoren and Institute Archivist at Pratt Institute Libraries and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute School of Information.

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer is the Assistant director of Archives and Special Collections at Emerson College.

Web and Digital Initiatives Committee

The purpose of the Web and Digital Initiatives Committee is to design and update the STAND site by uploading minutes, presentations, blogs, collection assessment data, partnership profiles, etc and to inform the advisory board of any technical needs and concerns pertaining to the maintenance and sustainability of the STAND site. WDI is also responsible for providing bi-annual analytics reports.

Trevor Watkins (Chair)

Trevor is the Teaching and Outreach Librarian at George Mason University, and Founder of Grey Alien Technologies. He is the Technical Lead, and senior web developer for Project STAND.

Chris Wydman (Co-Chair)

Chris Wydman is the University Archivist and Records Manager in the Department of Special Collections & Archives at Wright State University.

Tamara Rhodes

Tamara is the User Experience lead for UC San Diego, and is the User Experience Lead for Project STAND.

Cristela Garcia-Spitz

Cristela collaborates across areas of the library, campus, and community on projects to ensure the long-term accessibility, use, and preservation of UC SanDiego’s unique collections.

Martha Tenney

Martha is the Director of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. She received her BA in Sociology from Wesleyan University and a MSIS from the University of Texas in Austin.

Helen Conger

Helen Conger is an archivist at the Case Western Reserve University Archives. She is responsible for collection development and management activities, administers the web archiving program, coordinates the digitization program and manages the departmental website.

Andrew Smith

Andrew is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Digital Humanities and Digital Studies for the Maryland Institute of Humanities at the University of Maryland,  Data Visualization Web Developer for Project STAND.

Shannon Walker

Shannon Walker currently oversees both the ASU University Archives and the archival collections at Thunderbird School of Global Management.