Preservation Committee

Committee Charge:

  • To assess the need in Western New York for preservation and conservation
  • To foster education and an awareness of sound conservation and preservation practices in an ever shifting digital world and to that end:   

                To be a regional resource for facilitating knowledge of and promoting an attitude for conservation and                                  preservation;

                To provide training, including implementation of preservation standards, including metadata, open source                           technology, digitization and born digital preservation practices. 

Committee charge reaffirmed by the WNYLRC Board of Trustees on May 24, 2017.


Preservation LibGuide

Co-chairs: Mark Bialkowski and Omar Brown

Committee Members

Mark Bialkowski
D'Youville College
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
Phone: (716) 829-7616
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Omar Brown
320 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-2200
Phone: (716) 645-8646
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Colleen Dippold
Hilbert College
5200 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
Phone: (716) 649-7900
Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Jessica Gavin
SUNY Erie-City Campus
121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 851-1076
Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Danielle Glynn
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: (716) 845-5966
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Heather Gring
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-3216
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Linda Lohr
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (HSL)
Abbott Hall
Main Street Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-3002
Phone: (716) 829-3900
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Allison Lund
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-858-8900
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Elizabeth Nowak
Polish Genealogical Society of New York State
PO Box 984
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Phone: (716) 674-3153
Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021

Amanda Shepp
The State University of New York at Fredonia
280 Central Avenue
Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone: (716) 673-3181

Kenneth Swiatek
SUNY Erie- North Campus
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 851-1273
Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Grace Trimper
34 Truesdale Rd.
Buffalo, NY 14223
Phone: (716) 645-1361
Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Donna-Jo Webster
Eden Library
2901 East Church Street
Eden, NY 14057
Phone: 992-4028
Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Heidi Ziemer
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street
Suite 170
Buffalo, NY 14225
Phone: (716) 633-0705