Brad Westbrook Hired as ArchivesSpace Program Manager, LYRASIS

Bradley Westbrook Hired as ArchivesSpace Program Manager

LYRASIS, the organizational home of ArchivesSpace, has hired Bradley Westbrook as the ArchivesSpace Program Manager. As Program Manager, Mr. Westbrook will serve as the liaison between the ArchivesSpace developer and user communities and will assist in shaping a strategic vision for the ArchivesSpace program. Mr. Westbrook will work closely with advisory groups and the wider archives community to identify near-term and long-term user needs. He will also lead the day-to-day support, outreach, training and membership activities of the community in support of ArchivesSpace members. Mr. Westbrook will begin his new role as ArchivesSpace Program Manager on June 1, 2013. Prior to joining ArchivesSpace, Mr. Westbrook was the Archivists’ Toolkit project manager and lead designer and the head of the Metadata Analysis and Specification Unit in the University of California, San Diego Library. He previously served as lead designer for the Mellon-sponsored Union Catalog of Art Images project, as the Manuscripts Librarian and University Archivist at the University of California San Diego, and as the exhibits curator at Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscripts Library. He has an MLS from UCLA and an MA in English from SUNY-Albany.