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Kathleen Roe

Kathleen D. Roe is Director of Operations at the New York State Archives. She oversees records management and archival services to state agencies, local governments and historical records repositories statewide. She also manages the State Archives facility, holding over 200 million items. Kathleen is past president of the Council of State Archivists and currently chairs the CoSA Government Relations Committee. She is a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists, and has been honored by the Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College for her contributions to documenting New York’s Latino Communities. Kathleen has been awarded three NEH-Mellon Fellowships for the Study of Archival Administration, and has been a member of several national and international archival practices research projects. She has published and taught extensively in the areas of archival descriptive practices, advocating for archival programs and the use of historical records with students.