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Communications Committee

  • Maintains standards, provides guidelines, and assists as necessary with all our publications, including: the Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, AIC News, annual meeting abstracts and postprints, and specialty group publications, the wiki, and the our website, and others. 
  • Develops “Best Practices” guidelines for print and on-line publications and submission of abstracts for our publications to AATA. 
  • Facilitates development of Specialty Group and Network web content as incorporated into or supplementing the our website. 
  • Assesses advances in publication technology to enhance the quality and availability of our publications and online resources. 
  • Revises and updates the Communications Committee’s webpage. 
  • Monitors and improves content, alliances, and strategic activities that facilitate outreach, including: Wikipedia articles that relate to our organization and conservation/restoration, Social Media platforms, resources for working with K-12 students and educators, alliances with allied organizations and their communications strategies. 
  • Assists in increasing the quality and number of publications in the field. 

Roster More Information

The Communications Committee replaced the Publications Committee as of February 1, 2020.

The current chair is Henry Hebert. *Login required to search committee rosters.


Conference Proceedings Subcommittee

  • Justin Johnson
  • Dawn Mankowski
  • Kari Dodson
  • Mary Wilcop
  • Jennifer Hauck
  • Jennifer Evers
  • Lisa Goldberg, AIC News editor
  • Bonnie Naugle, staff liaison

Website Subcommittee

  • Bruce Bumbarger, Chair
  • Henry Hebert
  • Josie Maldonado
  • Maria Olivia Davalos Stanton
  • Rachael Arenstein, e-Editor
  • Bonnie Naugle, staff liaison
  • Ryan Winfield, staff liaison

General Sessions Postprints Team

  • Jennifer Evers, managing editor
  • Erik Farrell, assistant editor
  • Emma Kimmel, assistant editor

Wiki Working Group

  • Rachael P. Arenstein
  • Jon W. Sweitzer-Lamme
  • Luisa Casella
  • Teodora Raicu
  • Nancie Ravenel
  • Diane E. Knauf
  • Catherine H. Stephens
  • Laura G. Resch
  • Michelle C. Smith
  • Bonnie Naugle, staff liaison

Outreach Subcommittee

  • Colleen Grant, Chair
  • Rebecca Rushfield
  • Luisa Casella
  • Ellen Chase
  • Megan Narvey
  • Louise Beck
  • Katelin Lee, staff liaison
  • Bonnie Naugle, staff liaison

Publications Subcommittee

  • Rebecca Rushfield, Chair
  • Laura Gaylord Resch
  • Lisa Goldberg, AIC News editor
  • Julio del Hoyo-Meléndez, JAIC editor
  • Rachael Arenstein, e-Editor
  • Bonnie Naugle, staff liaison

Education (K-12) Outreach Subcommittee

  • Beth Edelstein, chair
  • Ellen Chase
  • Magdalena Solano
  • Joanna Hurd
  • Jessamy Gloor
  • Amy Brost
  • Colleen Snyder
  • Katelin Lee, staff liaison