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Board + Staff

As AMIA’s governing body, the Board focuses on the organization’s mission, strategy, resources, and goals.

Elected by the membership, AMIA’s nine member board serve as volunteers steering the organization towards a sustainable future through sound governance and financial management policies, as well as making sure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.  AMIA’s staff works closely with the Board, committees, and members to implement the mission.

Board Of Directors

Rachael Stoeltje

Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

AMIA President (2022-2025)

Established the Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive in 2010 and has served as its director since the founding. She also writes about film; has co-created a global training and outreach program; and has planned and managed IU's mass film digitization project.

Randal Luckow


AMIA Treasurer (2022-2024)

Randal is currently Director of HBO Archives, and in the past has been a Digital Archivist, and Sr. Director of Metadata & Media Services at Turner, and a Manager at DreamWorks, SKG Archives.

Taylor McBride

Smithsonian Institutiion

AMIA Secretary (2022-2024)

Taylor McBride is the Multimedia Specialist for the Smithsonian Institution’s Digital Asset Management System, supporting DAMS users and workflows with a focus on video and digital preservation as well as SI’s Collections DAMS Integration System, which bridges the DAMS with Collections Information Systems across the Institution. Taylor has an MA in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from NYU.

Daniela Currò

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

AMIA Board of Directors (2023-2025)

Currently teaching Visual Culture at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and working as an archival consultant, Daniela has held positions at Haghefilm laboratories in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy, George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY, and most recently as Director of the Italian national film archive, Cineteca Nazionale at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, in Rome, Italy.

Mike Mashon

Library of Congress

AMIA Board of Directors (2022-2024)

Mike Mashon has led the Library of Congress Moving Image Section since 2005. His was a circuitous journey into moving image archiving and preservation, having begun his professional career as an immunologist. Mike has an M.A. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas and a Ph.D in the same area of study from the University of Maryland.

Brian Meacham

Yale Film Archive

AMIA Board of Directors (2023-2025)

As Managing Archivist at the Yale Film Archive, Brian oversees acquisition, inspection, cataloging, preservation, and access for the archive's film collection. Brian began work in the field at the Harvard Film Archive, worked at the Academy Film Archive, has been a member of the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Film Archives since 2015, and teaches a graduate course on film archiving in the Yale Film & Media Studies program.

Hannah Palin

AMIA Board of Directors (2022-2024)

Hannah Palin spent twenty years at the University of Washington Libraries, first as a volunteer and eventually as Moving Image Curator. She also co-founded Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound and has served on its board since its inception.

Juana Suárez

NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program

AMIA Board of Directors (2022-2024)

Director of the NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, Juana Suárez. came to MIAP with nearly 20 years of experience teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. With a group of colleagues and alliances resulting from the MIAP Archival Exchange Program (APEX), she is working on, a collaborative digital humanities project that aims to enhance the flow of media archival dialogue between Latin American countries, and Latin America and the world.

Laura Treat

University of California Santa Barbara Library

AMIA Board of Directors (2023-2025)

Curator of Film & Television and Local History Collections at the UCSB Library. Laura Treat has previously held positions at Austin PBS, the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, and the University of North Texas.

Code of Conduct Liaisons

The Code of Conduct reflects AMIA’s commitment to provide an environment in which diverse participants may learn, network and enjoy the company of colleagues in an environment of mutual human respect – in all spaces, including online, at events, in committee work, or list serves.

The 2024 Code of Conduct Board Liaisons are Taylor McBride, Rachael Stoeltje, and Hannah Palin

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Liaisons

Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values, each year the Board asks for volunteers and appoints a Board member(s) to serve as the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Liaison. The liaison ensures that AMIA continues in its goal to cultivate an environment in which a multiplicity of voices are sought, listened to, and respected, and in which the development of cultural competence is a priority.

The 2024 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Liaison is Taylor McBride.

Board Liaisons

Each Board member serves as a liaison with AMIA’s Committees, working groups, and task forces. Board Liaisons provide a clear and direct line of communication between chairs and the Board, bringing committee issues to the Board and Association issues to the committees when needed, and assisting with quarterly and annual reports, rosters, and other needs of the committees.


Laura Rooney

Managing Director

Kristina Kersels

Events and Operations Manager

Beverly Graham

Membership Manager

Contact the Board at
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AMIA Office
1313 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028