New Workshop Announced: Hands On Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Hands-On

DavidsonCoMuseumInspection

Andrea Cole of the Davidson County Museum inspects collections after a leak.

 

Veteran collections stewards and disaster planning and recovery experts, Martha Battle Jackson of N.C. Historic Sites and Sharon Bennett of the College of Charleston, will guide participants in a collections wet-recovery scenario. Learn by doing with “expendifacts” and practice triage, stabilization, and support for various damaged materials. With recovery knowledge, useful supplies, and teamwork, disaster recovery is possible!

  • Where? Duke Homestead State Historic Site, Durham
  • When? Monday, April 20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • How Much? $50 for NCPC members, $75 for nonmembers, includes morning refreshments and lunch.
  • Registration: https://ncpc.formstack.com/forms/disaster_recovery
  • Scholarships: NCPC offers a limited number or workshop scholarships, which cover full registration for the workshop. It does not cover travel, lodging, or other expenses. Applicants must be employees or volunteers at a North Carolina institution, with a preservation mission that has little or no funding for professional development, or be a graduate student enrolled in a preservation-related program at a university in N.C. To apply for this scholarship, send an email explaining why attendance is important to you along with a current resume to the NCPC Executive Director. Deadline for scholarship applications is March 20, 2020.

NCPC Executive Director Position Announced

The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium is seeking qualified applicants for its Executive Director position. This is a volunteer position reporting to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is a critical part of the ongoing success of NCPC. We are seeking applicants who are committed to preserving the cultural heritage of North Carolina, and who enjoys working collaboratively with colleagues across the state.

The duties of the Executive Director are outlined in the NCPC Bylaws, as well as in the job description. Responsibilities include organizational support, communications, financial management, outreach and promotion, and specific committee assignments.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and references via email to:

Karen Feeney, NCPC President
feeneyke@forsyth.cc

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020