Board of Directors

 The Archives Society of Alberta’s Board of Directors is governed by the provisions of the Alberta Societies Act, the ASA’s bylaws, and other legislation applicable to not-for-profit societies. The Board of Directors consists of six positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Institutional Member-at-Large, and Individual Member-at-Large.

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Our Current Board

Andrew Chernevych, President

Bio coming soon

Sara King, Vice President

Sara King has held the position of Government Records Archivist at the Provincial Archives of Alberta for four years and prior to that worked as a contract archivist in their Private Records program from 2008-2012. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program and also holds a BA in History with a focus on Military History and Music Theory and Composition. She is currently serving in her first term as Secretary and is the board representative on the Program and Fonds d’Archives Committees. She also enjoys retro cookbooks and is a dedicated theme park enthusiast.

Angie Friesen, Secretary

Bio coming soon

Jason Nisenson, Treasurer

Bio coming soon

Melissa McCarthy, Institutional Member-at-Large

Melissa McCarthy (not the actress!) has been Reference Archivist at the City of Edmonton Archives for the past three years. Before that, she was Archives Advisor for the Council of Archives New Brunswick for six years. She has a Masters in History from the University of Toronto and a Master of Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University. Her professional interests include government records, access and privacy issues, and the impact of technologies on archives and their users.

Carson Murphy, Individual Member-at-Large

Bio coming soon