Preservation Committee

Committee Charge:

  • To foster education and an awareness of sound conservation and preservation practices on both basic and advanced levels throughout Western New York
  • To be a regional resource for facilitating knowledge of and promoting an attitude for conservation and preservation

To those ends, to:

  • Educate committee members
  • Develop basic training workshops
  • Assess the need in Western New York for both advanced preservation and conservation techniques
  • Provide preservation guidelines and referral information for libraries with unusual preservation and conservation needs

Committee charge reaffirmed by the WNYLRC Board of Trustees on January 26, 2001.


Preservation LibGuide

Committee Members

Kerra Alessi
Central Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
P: 716-858-8900
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

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

Gabrielle Carlo
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
P: 716-270-8277
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Colleen Dippold
Hilbert College
5200 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
P: 716-649-7900
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Hope Dunbar
SUNY Buffalo State
E.H. Butler Library
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
P: 7168786314
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Ronald Gaczewski
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (LW)
223 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
P: 716-645-2816
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Danielle Glynn
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
P: 716-845-5966
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

Heather Gring
Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
P: 878-3216
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Sheryl Knab
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street
Suite 170
Buffalo, NY 14225
P: 716-633-0705

Chana R. Kotzin
Bureau of Jewish Education/Jewish Buffalo Archives Project
2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068
P: 716-204-5380
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Sarah Pinard
University at Buffalo, State University of NY
University Archives
421C Capen Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260
P: (716) 645-1362
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Matthew Schery
University at Buffalo, State University of NY (UL)
432 Capen Hall
Amherst Campus
Amherst, NY 14260
P: 716-645-2967
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

Kenneth Swiatek
Erie Community College North Campus
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
P: 716-851-1273
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Kim Taylor
The State University of New York at Fredonia
280 Central Avenue
Fedonia, NY 14063
P: 716-673-3181
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018