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AMIA supports the establishment of AMIA Student Chapters at academic institutions to encourage increased awareness and understanding of the mission of AMIA and the role of moving image archivists in the acquisition, preservation, exhibition and use of moving image materials.

The purpose of the AMIA Student Chapter Program is to:

  • Introduce and integrate new archivists into the archival profession.
  • Enhance formal education by providing a forum for the discussion of archival issues and engaging students in professional activities.
  • Explain the importance and value of being part of the professional community.
  • Acquaint members with the objectives, ethics, and publications of AMIA.
  • Encourage membership in AMIA.
  • Develop and encourage interaction with other student groups to promote mutual interests in the library, information, and records professions; and
  • Introduce students interested in archives to professionals working in the field and archival institutions.

Student chapter activities traditionally include organizing events, tours, and speakers related to archives.

Guidelines for Student Chapters



McGill University
President - Ben Wrubel
Vice President - Catherine Henderson
Treasurer -

New York University
President - Luke Moses
Vice President - Brian Cruz
Secretary - Eddie Colloton
Treasurer - Jonathan Farbowitz

University of California at Los Angeles
Presidant - Jen O'Leary
Vice President - Taylor Morales
Secretary - Robin Margolis
Treasurer - Shani Miller

University of Rochester 
President - Spencer Churchill
Vice President - Erin Palombi
Treasurers - John Morton
Secretary - Claire Muggia

University of Texas-Austin
President – Ayshea Khan
Treasurer - Kate Cronin
Secretary - Nicolette Khan

University of Amsterdam
President - Krystel Brown
Vice President - Niamh O'Donnell
Treasurer - Fatma Amer
Secretary - Jim Wraith

University of Toronto
President - Elizabeth Carroll
Vice President - Rachel E. Beattie
Treasurer - Jodie Church
Secretary - Jordan Hale
Member at Large/Social Media - Aaron Landers Gideon

Simmons College
President - Victoria Johnson
Vice President - Hanna Soltys
Treasurer - Nicole Carmolingo
Secretary - Leanne Galletly
Communications & Events - Christine Abram
Webmaster - Derek Murphy

Ryerson University
Treasurer - Olivia Wong
Secretary - Olivia Babler
AMIA U of T Liason - Aisling Yeoman

Emerson College
President - Kevin Dusenberry
Vice President -
Treasurer - Ben Winters
Secretary -
Communications & Events - Daniel Mendelson

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