Mike Kohl has retired after serving as head of special collections at Clemson University since 1982. A major focus of unit operations during his time at Clemson was the processing of the Senator Strom Thurmond Collection. Kohl also secured a number of grants, including one from NHPRC that fostered the creation of the University Archives and Records Management programs. Steven Mandeville-Gamble is now the university librarian at the University of California, Riverside. He previously worked as the associate university librarian at George Washington University, where he helped bring in more than $23 million in contributions and endowments. Audrey McKanna Coleman recently was named senior archivist at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, University of Kansas. Coleman will work to further the development of a robust digital, physical, and interactive community presence for the Dole Archive collections and will participate in the strategic development of Institute programming and resources. Erik Nordberg has been named executive director of the Michigan Humanities Council. He previously worked as the university archivist and head of the Copper Country Historical Collections at Michigan Technological University. Gabriela Redwine was appointed digital archivist at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. As digital archivist, Redwine will support Beinecke staff in their work to collect, manage, and make available born-digital materials. She also will collaborate with colleagues in the Yale University Library to develop and sustain a program for stewardship of born-digital collections. Ted Ryan has been named director of Heritage Communications for the Coca- Cola Company. Ryan, who joined the company in 1997, most recently served as Heritage Communications’ director of communications. In this position, Ryan managed the effort to restore, digitize, and access fifty years’ worth of historical television advertising created by the Coca-Cola Company. Nathan Sowry has joined the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art as an archivist in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives. Sowry is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin– Madison, where he received a master of library and information science degree. Gregor Trinkaus-Randall received the New England Archivists’ (NEA) 2013 Distinguished Service Award for his accomplishments in preservation outreach, disaster planning and response, and archives security. Trinkaus-Randall is the preservation specialist at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and was SAA’s 2011–2012 president. IN MEMORIAM John L. LeDoux, 58, passed away February 7, 2013. LeDoux, who graduated from St. Cloud State University and moved to Wisconsin in 1989, had been working as the archivist of the Diocese of Green Bay since 2000. He was a member of several SAA groups, including the Archivists of Religious Collections Section, Archives Management Roundtable, and Visual Materials Section. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, and three children.
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