Marissa Halderman

Marissa Halderman

DHPSNY Communications Coordinator

As DHPSNY Communications Coordinator, Marissa leads Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York's marketing, communications, and outreach efforts—spreading the word about their free programs and services while showcasing the institutions they work with and the fascinating archival collections they help preserve.

Prior to joining the DHPSNY Staff in 2018, Marissa served as a freelance marketing specialist helping individuals and organizations plan, develop, and revamp marketing campaigns and communications strategies.  In addition to her role at DHPSNY, Marissa moonlights as an archivist for her family’s collection of the art and artifacts of her great-grandfather, internationally renowned Croatian-American artist, Maxo Vanka.  She received her BA in Art History and Studio Art at Lafayette College, and is also a practicing multi-media artist.