2514 E. Heroy Ave.
Spokane, WA  99207
(509) 483-6846

Special Collections - Foley Library
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA  99258-0001
(509) 323-3814


Certification, Archives and Records Management, Western Washington University, 1994
M.A., History, Western Washington University, 1993
M.S., Medical Microbiology, University of Georgia, 1978
B.S.,  Fisheries Science, University of Washington, 1975


Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington (1994 - present)
    Exercising primary responsibility for administration of the Archives of the Oregon Province of the Society of
        Jesus, located at Gonzaga University by formal Agreement
    Assisting with administration of the Gonzaga University Archives, and participating in other departmental functions
        and services
    Coordinating collection development processes with academic units of the University as assigned
Oral Historian, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington (1993)
    Directing a grant-funded project to develop, organize and publicize an oral history collection on the career of
Pacific Northwest naval architect, H.C. Hanson
Archives Administration Intern, National Archives, Northwest Regional Branch, Seattle, Washington and Whatcom
    Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington (1993 - 1994)
History Teaching Assistant, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington (1988 - 1990)
Medical Microbiology Instructor, St. Martins College, Lacey, Washington (1981)
Research Medical Microbiologist, BioMed Research Laboratory, Seattle, Washington (1978 - 1980)
Medical Microbiology Research Assistant, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (1977 - 1978)
Fisheries Biologist, National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, Washington (1974 - 1976)


Review of John Slocum and the Indian Shaker Church, by Robert Ruby and John Brown, in Oregon Historical

    Quarterly 99 (Spring, 1998): 97
Entry on "Fr. Leopold Robinson, S.J.," in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society (Alta Mira Press, 1977): 431
Review of Shaping Spokane: Jay P. Graves and His Times, by John Fahey, in Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest
    History 10 (Winter, 1996): 46
Review of Captitalism on the Frontier: Billings and the Yellowstone Valley in the Nineteenth Century, by Carroll Van West,
    in Oregon Historical Quarterly 95 (Fall, 1994): 392
"H.C. Hanson Naval Architecture and Oral History Collection," for "Primary Sources Data Sheet" in Pacific Northwest
    Quarterly 85 (April, 1994): 78
"H.C. Hanson Oral History," in Easy Access: Newsletter of the Northwest Archivists 20 (March, 1994): 7
Possessing the Land: The Holland Settlement of Columbus, Montana, 1915 - 1940, M.A. Thesis for Western Washington
    University, (1993)


"Implications and Potential of the Internet for Jesuit Archives in Reference Service," at Convegno degli Archivisti

    della Compagnia di Gesù, Rome, Italy, 23 October 2001
Panel: "Creating Digital Collections: Best Practices, Methodologies and Good Advice," at Washington Library
    Association Conference, Spokane, Washington, 6 April 2001
"Challenges of the Solitary Archivist: Managing Unpaid Staff," at Northwest Archivists Association Annual Meeting,
    Bellingham, Washington, 6 May 2000
Panel: "Reading Minds or Minding Readers?: Issues Facing Reference Archivists," at Northwest Archivists Annual
    Meeting, Portland, Oregon, 15 May 1998
"An Oblique Vision: Appraising Memorabilia in Personal Papers Collections," at Northwest Archivists Association
    Annual Meeting, Spokane, Washington, 16 May 1997
Workshop: "Genealogical Resources in the Jesuit Oregon Province Archives," for Northeast Washington Genealogical
    Society, Colville, Washington, 14 August 1996
Workshop: "Working With Primary Historical Sources," for students of Spokane's North Central High School, Foley
    Library, 17 March 1995
Workshop: "Preserving Our Religious Heritage: A Workshop on Gathering and Writing Local Faith-Community History,"
    sponsored by the Archdiocese of  Seattle Archives, September and October, 1994
"Possessing the Land: The Holland Settlement of Columbus, Montana, 1915 - 1940," at Phi Alpha Theta Conference,
    Missoula, Montana, 24 March 1994
"Jules Michelet's Joan of Arc: Another Look," at Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Bellingham, Washington, 21 April 1990


C.A. Certification, Academy of Certified Archivists, Albany, New York, awarded September 2000

Key Contact for Washington State, Membership Committee, Society of American Archivists (since 2001)
Chair, Scholarships Committee, Northwest Archivists Association (since 1996)
Member, Retirement Awards Committee, Northwest Archivists Association (since 1996)
Member, Local Arrangements Committee, for Spokane meeting of Northwest Archivists Association, May 1997
Member, Spokane Area Archivists Association (since 1994)
Participant, Mentor Program of Society of American Archivists (1995 - 1996)
Participant, Strategic Planning Conference of the Washington State Historical Records Advisory Board, Snoqualmie Summit,
    Washington, 19-20 April 1996
Co-presenter, "Pictorial History of Gonzaga University," for Gonzaga's Pathways courses (since 2000)
Moderator, for Session "The Letterpress Books of Bp. A.M.A. Blanchet,"  53d Pacific Northwest History
    Conference, Spokane, Washington, 22 April 2000
Visiting Fellowship (Focused on electronic cataloging of archival collections), Special Collections Department,
    Lauinger Library, Georgetown University, 22-29 October 1996
Internships Sponsor and Supervisor, three undergraduate students of introductory archives management methods
    (intermittent, 1995 - 1996)


Washington State Library, Digital Images Initiative Phase 3 Grant, $40,250 (2001): To digitize and make accessible via

    the Internet approximately 2000 pages of Kalispel Language manuscript materials
Washington State Library, Digital Images Initiative Pilot Project Grant, $20,066 (2000):  To test standards and to
    determine "best practices" for acquisition, digital capture, storage and Internet-based delivery of  historical documents
Joel E. Ferris Foundation, $4,000 (2001):  To preserve, organize and inventory the personal papers, photographs and
    administrative records of  Paul Sauer, S.J.
Joel E. Ferris Foundation, $8,000 (1999):  To preserve, organize and inventory selected Spokane-area photographs
    and manuscripts collections, and to translate and publish a compendium of  Spokane Mission sacramental records
Joel E. Ferris Foundation, $5,000 (1998):  To preserve, organize and inventory three photograph collections pertaining
    to St. Mary's Mission, Omak, Washington, and the mission-building activities of  Edward Griva, S.J.
Kohl-McSlarrow Archives Student Award (1994), Western Washington University
Weber-Riemcke-Schreiner Scholarship (1998), Washington State Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution


Society of American Archivists
Academy of Certified Archivists
Northwest Archivists Association
U.S. Catholic Historical Society
Alaska Historical Society