AIC Sustainability Committee Seeks Student Member

Term: June 2014 – May 2016
The committee aims to:
• Provide resources for AIC members and other caretakers of cultural heritage regarding environmentally sustainable approaches to preventive care and other aspects of conservation practice. Resources may be provided via electronic media, workshops, publications and presentations.
• Define research topics and suggest working groups as needed to explore sustainable conservation practices and new technologies.
Membership Parameters:
• The committee is comprised of 8 voting members.
• Members serve for two years, with an additional two-year term option.
• One member is a conservation graduate student.
• One member serves as chair for two years.
• During the second year of the chair’s term, another member serves as chair designate, assisting with and learning the chair’s responsibilities.
• As needed, corresponding (non-voting) members and non-AIC experts will be invited to guide research on special topics.
• Telephone conference calls with the committee members- about once a month.
• Research, write and edit the AIC Wiki Sustainable Practices Page.
• Participate in researching and writing any group presentations, publications, blogs, and social media posts.
• Collaborate with related committees, networks, and working groups.
• Serve as liaison between the Sustainability Committee and the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network.
Please submit a statement of purpose (1 page maximum length) and your resume by March 31, 2014 to Betsy Haude, Committee Chair.
Betsy Haude