As Documentary and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) Preservation Specialist, Kate conducts Preservation Needs Assessments and assists with archival and preservation planning. She also develops and presents educational programs and provides technical information to libraries and archival repositories in New York State.
Prior to joining the DHPSNY Staff in 2023, Kate provided photo organizing and collections management services to families through her business, The Photo Curator. She was also the Marketing Coordinator for Archival Methods, a supplier of archival storage and presentation supplies. Her past museum work includes Collections Manager at The Strong in Rochester, NY and Membership Assistant at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Kate received her MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, her MA in Museum Studies from University of Colorado - Boulder and her BA in History from Colgate University.