Executive Board

IASA Executive Board (2014-2017):

President: Ilse Assmann
Head: Media Information Management
M-Net, MultiChoice
South Africa
e-mail: president@iasa-web.org
Ilse Assmann took up a post at the SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) in 1985 as Assistant Archivist in the Sound Archives, collecting and cataloguing South African contemporary music. She gained her M.Com (Information and Knowledge Management) in 2013. Her mini dissertation focussed on the Public Service Broadcast Archives in Southern Africa. In 2013 Ilse accepted a position at M-Net, a South African subscription (Pay-TV) Television Broadcaster, to head the Television Archives and Video Library
Past President: Jacqueline von Arb
Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound
Bjergsted Terrasse 5A
N-4007 Stavanger
Phone: +47 51 83 40 60
e-mail: past-president@iasa-web.org
Vice President (Conferences): Bruce Gordon
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library
Media Preservation Services - a shared service of Harvard Library
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Phone: +1 617-495-1241
Fax: +1 617-496-4636
e-mail: conferences@iasa-web.org
Vice President (Membership): Judith Gray
Coordinator of Reference Services
American Folklife Center
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610
Phone:  +1-202-707-1740
e-mail: membership@iasa-web.org
Vice President (Training): Pio Pellizzari
Swiss National Sound Archives
Via Soldino 9, CH-6900 Lugano
Phone: +41 091 961 64 00
Fax: +41 091 961 64 39
e-mail: training@iasa-web.org
Secretary-General: Lynn Johnson
e.TV (PTY) Limited
4 Stirling Road
Cape Town
South Africa
Phone: +27 21 4814414
e-mail: secretary-general@iasa-web.org
Treasurer: Tommy Sjöberg
Folkmusikens Hus
Dalagatan 7
S-195 31 Rättvik
Phone: +46 248 79 70 54
e-mail: treasurer@iasa-web.org
Editor: Bertram Lyons
646 Gately Terrace
Wisconsin 53711
Phone: 202-430-4457
e-mail: editor@iasa-web.org

Bertram Lyons is a data and preservation consultant at AVPreserve, where specializes in the acquisition, management, and preservation of documentary, research, and cultural heritage collections. He worked previously at the Alan Lomax Archive and at the American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress. His recent activities include the implementation of digital risk assessment standards in the assessment of digital preservation environments; the design and implementation of an audiovisual format analysis training program for the FBI Forensic Audio, Video, and Image Analysis Unit; development of digital collections management workflows, tools, and policies (including a new tool, Exactly); the design and implementation of a nation-wide, EAD-compliant, multi-user online cataloging platform for folklore collections, a project sponsored by the American Folklore Society and hosted at Indiana University; the design, development, and implementation of the U.S. International Standard Music Number (ISMN) web application for the Music Division at the Library of Congress, the U.S. ISMN agency; as well as the development of a collaborative workflow system for the congressionally mandated U.S. Civil Rights History Project, a born-digital oral-history partnership between the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African-American History and Culture. He holds a MA in museum studies with a focus in American studies and archival theory from the University of Kansas, and received certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists.

Web Manager: Richard Ranft
Head of Sound & Vision
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Phone: +44 (0)207 412 7424
e-mail: webmanager@iasa-web.org