Executive

2020 – 2021

Co-coordinators: Natalie Trapuzzano & Sarah Ainsworth

    • Natalie (she/ her) is a third-year MASLIS student from Pennsylvania. She holds a BA in Anthropology and English Literature from the University of Pittsburgh. Her professional interests include community archiving, personal archives, and promoting inclusivity in information spaces. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and painting.
    • Sarah (she/ her) is a third-year Dual student from California. She studied film and sociology as an undergraduate at UC Santa Cruz, and is particularly interested in audiovisual archives.

Secretary: Luz Villarreal

    • Luz (they/ them) is a third-year Dual student from Los Baños, California. They hold a BA from CSU Long Beach in Asian Studies with a minor in Chinese and History. Their academic interests include records management, children’s services, and reference. They definitely know more about Star Trek than you do!

Treasurer: Mya Ballin

    • Mya (she/her) is a second-year DUAL student from Mountain View, CA (Ramaytush and Tamyen Ohlone). She holds a degree in Liberal Studies from Oregon State University. Her interests include care and affect in archival praxis and personal experiences of bureaucratic recordkeeping.

Web/WordPress: Nathalie McClintock

    • Nat (she/ her) is a fourth-year Dual (FNCC) student from Calgary, Alberta (Moh’kins’tsis). She holds two BAs, one in Philosophy and one in Film Studies, from the University of Calgary. Her academic interests include language and literacy, information ethics, public policy, political and moral philosophy, and documentary film. Her general interests include arts and culture, Canadian and Indigenous culture and history, historical and science fiction, and winter activities in the great outdoors.

Graphic Design: Emma Metcalfe Hurst

    • Emma Metcalfe Hurst (she/her) is a second-year MAS student from Vancouver. She holds a BFA in Critical and Cultural Studies with a Minor in Curatorial Practice from Emily Carr University of Art & Design. Her interests include arts and cultural heritage archives, community and independent archives, and access.

Events Coordinators: Brian Mayne, Bryan Wood, Kisun Kim

    • Brian is a second-year MAS student from the United States. He holds a BA in History from the University of Oregon. His interests involve history, videogames, and tabletop roleplaying games, and he prefers to plan for the future while living in the present, taking each day as it comes.
    • Bryan (he/ him) is a second-year MAS student from North Vancouver. He holds a BA in Liberal Studies and a Creative Writing Diploma from Capilano University. His interests include Local History and Web/Database Design.
    • Kisun (she/her) is a second-year Dual student from Ontario. She holds an MA in History and a Certificate in German from the University of Western Ontario. Her interests include history, museums, government archives. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking/baking, reading, and going to musicals.

Communications: Felicity Collins

    • Felicity Collins (she/ her) is a second-year Dual student from Kehewin Cree Nation, which is part of Treaty 6, located in the province of Alberta. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies, both from the University of Alberta. Her interests include First Nations governance, Indigenous data sovereignty, and the First Nations perspective in the information profession. She spends her free time gaming, reading, or walking around the UBC campus.

Publicity: Lilli Shwonek

    • Lilli

ARMA Reps: Felicity Collins, Bryan Wood, Arika Kaneko

    • Felicity Collins (she/ her) is a second-year Dual student from Kehewin Cree Nation, which is part of Treaty 6, located in the province of Alberta. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies, both from the University of Alberta. Her interests include First Nations governance, Indigenous data sovereignty, and the First Nations perspective in the information profession. She spends her free time gaming, reading, or walking around the UBC campus.
    • Bryan (he/ him) is a second-year MAS student from North Vancouver. He holds a BA in Liberal Studies and a Creative Writing Diploma from Capilano University. His interests include Local History and Web/Database Design.
    • Arika

AABC Reps: Kisun Kim, Katie Powell, Sammy Van Herk

    • Kisun (she/her) is a second-year Dual student from Ontario. She holds an MA in History and a Certificate in German from the University of Western Ontario. Her interests include history, museums, government archives. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking/baking, reading, and going to musicals.
    • Katie (she/ her) is a third-year Dual MASLIS student from Vancouver. She holds an MA in History from UBC. Her interests include non-textual records, personal and community archives, and issues around access, ethics, and affect.
    • Sammy (she/ her) is a second year Dual student from Toronto, Ontario. She holds a BA in Visual and Critical Studies from the Ontario College of Art and Design University. Her interests include art, architecture, and material culture.

LASSA Rep: Tamara Lee

    • Tamara (she/ her) is a second-year MLIS student from Oregon. She obtained a BFA in creative writing from Southern Oregon University. She is currently a student librarian at Xwi7xwa, and is particularly interested in approaching memory work with an intersectional, social justice framework.

First-year MLIS Rep: Arika Kaneko

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First-year MAS Rep: Martin Zhang

    • Martin (he/ him) is a second-year Dual student from Vancouver. He holds a BA in History from UBC. His interests include information literacy, access to information and privacy, preservation of historical records, and information management.

Members-at-Large: Nicole Kapphahn, Clara Giménez-Delgado

    • Nicole (she/ her) is a third-year Dual student from northern BC. She holds a BA in Anthropology from UNBC, and spent an exchange year at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Her interests include personal archives, rare books, and the ethics of access, as well as travelling, swing dancing, and music.
    • Clara (she/ her) is a third-year MASLIS Student from Spain. She holds a BA and MA in History and a MA in Museum Studies. Her interests include personal and non-textual archives and the theory and practice behind interdisciplinary cultural institutions.

Faculty Advisor: Luciana Duranti

    • [biography available here]

Past Executives