As the Program Manager for the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program, Anastasia Matijkiw oversees the initiative, coordinating education programs, communications, outreach, and planning and assessment programs. She also develops and presents education programs and provides technical information to library and archival repositories in New York State.
Anastasia serves as a committee member of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)’s Field Services Alliance and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) Web Team. She has previously served as an Advisory Committee member of the Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative and the elected Preservation Section Member-at-Large of the Society of American Archivists (SAA). She is a member of the Society of American Archivists, New York Archives Conference, and the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York.
Prior to joining the staff in 2016, Anastasia worked at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania as the Surveying & Outreach Archivist for the Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. She also worked in the University of Pittsburgh Preservation Department, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Anastasia is a member of the 2018 cohort of the Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy, a partnership between National Arts Strategies and the University of Pennsylvania. She received her MLIS in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management from the University of Pittsburgh and her BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania.