Ben Bromley has joined the Library of Virginia as the state records archivist.Bromley, who previously worked as the public services archives specialist at the College of William and Mary, earned an MSIS degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Amy Cooper Cary is the head of Special Collections and University Archives at Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries. Cooper Cary, who also serves as the reviews editor of The American Archivist, previously worked as the director of the Archival Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Phil Mooney retired in March after working in the archives department at the Coca-Cola Company for thirty-five years.Mooney joined the company in 1977 as the corporate archives manager and most recently served as vice president of heritage communications. A Fellow of SAA, Mooney was instrumental in the creation of the World of Coca-Cola attractions and the centennial and 125th anniversary celebrations.He’s also appeared in company documentaries that have aired on CNBC, the Food Channel, and the History Channel. Genya O’Gara recently began serving as director of collections at James Madison University Libraries and Educational Technologies. In this position, O’Gara provides leadership for the development, management, promotion, and preservation of library collections and scholarly content.She previously worked in the Special Collections Research Center at the North Carolina State University Libraries. IN MEMORIAM Allison “Ally” Krebs passed away in January after battling cancer. A strong leader in the indigenous archive community, Krebs was working to earn her PhD in indigenous information ecology at the University of Washington and was a founding member of the Indigenous Information Research Group.Krebs also served as chair of SAA’s Native American Archives Roundtable. In pursuing her doctoral studies, Krebs made valuable research contributions to the literature and debate surrounding the rights of Native Americans to maintain control and have access to their own information, giving voice to the needs and concerns of communities who might otherwise be voiceless in scholarly circles. Audrey Newcomer passed away in December 2012.Newcomer began her career in the medical library field at the Washington University School of Medicine, and she moved to her most recent position as the director of the Archdiocese of St. Louis Archives in 2001. Newcomer was active in both the archives and records management communities; she was a member of SAA, the Association of Records Managers and Administrators, the Association of Catholic Diocesan Archivists, and the Midwest Archives Conference, among other groups. Newcomer served on the Archivists of Religious Collections and Business Archives sections’ steering committees. Sister Elaine Wheeler passed away in January 2013. Wheeler spent more than twenty-six years organizing the history of the Northeast Province of the Daughters of Charity, and assisted other provinces in the United States, England, Ireland, and Australia to help set up their archives. Wheeler most recently worked as a certified archivist at the DePaul Provincial House in Albany, New York.
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