Karen Jamison Trivette, Vice President/President Elect
Professor Karen Jamison Trivette is the current Head of Special Collections and College Archives (SPARC) in the Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York (SUNY); she has held this position since 2008. She holds a Master of Library Science degree with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from the University at Albany (New York) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from UNC-Chapel Hill (North Carolina). She has worked primarily in art libraries and art archives (including the Albany Institute of History and Art; the Clark Art Institute Library; and the Museum of Modern Art Archives) except for an over three-year post at the New York State Archives where she primarily advised practitioners on archives and records management matters. She edited the recent publication Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style (2015), which was sourced from SPARC holdings, and has presented at many conferences, both national and international in scope. She is a member of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, and the Society of American Archivists (SAA); she serves on the editorial board of SAA’s journal, American Archivist.