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DPOE People

The DPOE Trainer Network is made up of the Digital Preservation Topical Trainers, the DPOE Core Instructors, and a community of Digital Preservation Advocates. 

DPOE Trainer Network

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The base of the DPOE Trainer Network is made up of individuals who have attended a DPOE Train-the-Trainer Workshop. Up until the fall of 2016, DPOE has delivered Workshops internationally in Australia and New Zealand, and across six regions of the United States and Territories: Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southcentral, Southeast, and Southwest. If you are interested in connecting with a Topical Trainer in your area, please email dpoe@loc.gov.

International [top]
DPOE has trained 48 Topical Trainers internationally, distributed across the following states and countries:

  • New South Wales, Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Northern Territory, Australia
  • Queensland, Australia
  • South Australia, Australia
  • Tasmania, Australia
  • Victoria, Australia
  • Western Australia, Australia

Midwest [top]
DPOE has trained 40 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Northeast [top]
DPOE has trained 4 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • New York

Northwest [top]
DPOE has trained 27 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon

Southcentral [top]
DPOE has trained 11 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • Louisianaa
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas

Southeast [top]
DPOE has trained 58 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • Alabama
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia

Southwest [top]
DPOE has trained 29 Topical Trainers in this United States region, distributed across the following states:

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Nevada
  • Utah

DPOE Core Instructors [top]

The DPOE Core Instructors are engaged with the program to deliver the DPOE Workshop, and advise on the direction and execution of program strategies. The currently active Instructors are:

  • AJ Boston, Assistant Professor, Murray State University Libraries
  • Nicole Finzer, Visual Resources Librarian, Northwestern University Library
  • Sam Meister, Preservation Communities Manager, Educopia Institute
  • Sarah Milligan, Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University
  • Mary Molinaro, Chief Operating Officer and Service Manager, Digital Preservation Network
  • Jacob Nadal, Executive Director,The Research Collections and Preservation Consortium
  • Amy Rudersdorf, Senior Consultant, AVPreserve
  • Katherine Skinner, Executive Director, Educopia Institute

Digital Preservation Education Advocates [top]

Digital Preservation Advocates are often individuals who have received digital preservation training from a Topical Trainer, would like to receive training, or simply have a passion for digital preservation and want to join the conversation. Want to be an Advocate? Learn how to join the DPOE Network HERE.