Contributed by Donna E. Kelly
Effective December 3, Vann Evans was promoted into the Audiovisual Materials Archivist position, succeeding longtime employee, Kim Andersen, who retired December 1. As an Archives employee since 2006, Vann brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will make the transition much easier.
Ellen Brooks, the new oral historian, comes to the Special Collections Section from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum where she has been in charge of its oral history program for five years. She has an undergraduate degree in history and communications from Fordham University and her master’s is in oral history from Columbia University. She also has archival training. Her first official day was January 2.