Working with Disaster Recovery Companies
Hear from National Heritage Responders co-chair, Tara Kennedy, and Belfor representatives, Vernon Duty and Kirk Lively, during a 60-minute webinar on "Working with Disaster Recovery Companies." Send any questions you have for Tara, Vernon, and Kirk to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the webinar.
Preservation Services Librarian at Yale University Library
Tara Kennedy is the Head of Preventive Conservation at the Yale Library Center for Preservation and Conservation. She holds a MLIS and a certificate of advanced studies in Library and Archives Conservation from the University of Texas at Austin, an MS in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven, and a bachelor’s degree in Art History from Northwestern University. Before coming to Yale, she was an intern at the National Archives, and worked at the Smithsonian’s National Anthropological Archives, and the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center/ Nebraska State Historical Society in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a Professional Associate with the American Institute for Conservation (AIC). She is an active member of the AIC National Heritage Responders, a group of conservators that specialize in emergency preparedness and response. She is co-chair of the National Heritage Responders Working Group, and former chair of the AIC Health and Safety Network. Outside of her preservation work, she is a volunteer for the Doe Network, the Online International Center for Unidentified and Missing Persons.