Chapter Meetings


Chapter Meetings & Events 2017 Schedule

Date:  Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wyndham Historic Philadelphia
400 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  29106
Meeting Schedule
Board Meeting: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
IGP Class: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration/Networking 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Dinner/Presentation 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Dinner Selections
ROASTED VEGETABLE PASTA: Fresh Roasted Vegetables & Penne Pasta, Tossed with Basil Pesto & Creamy Boursin Cheese

GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN: Tenderloin of Pork Brushed with Olive Oil & Herbs, Grilled & Served with an Artisan Apple Cider Demi Glaze

9th STREET CHICKEN: Pesto Encrusted Chicken Breast, Roasted with Plum Tomato & Fontana Cheese, Drizzled with White Wine Cream Sauce & Basil

Speaker:  Laura Hortz Stanton 
Laura Hortz StantonLaura Hortz Stanton is Executive Director of CCAHA. Laura assumes this role after having served seven years as CCAHA’s Director of Preservation Services. In this position, she conducted vulnerability and needs assessments, formulated disaster plans for museums, libraries, and other institutions, and taught preservation classes. Under her leadership, the Preservation Services Department implemented and presented educational programs on preservation planning across the country. She has served as the Vice Chair of the American Institute for Conservation’s (AIC) Collections Care Network, is a member of the AIC’s Heritage Responders Response Team, and is an active member of the Field Services Alliance of the American Association for State and Local History.
Laura previously served as the Curator of Collections at the Siouxland Heritage Museums in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she managed a significant collection of historic artifacts. She received her BA in Anthropology and Archaeology from Temple University and her MA in History and Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, SUNY Oneonta.
Presentation Topic - This talk will focus on the value of emergency preparedness and introduce participants to the fundamental concepts necessary for emergency planning and developing an emergency response plan for collections.  Topics covered will include: integrating collections planning into larger institutional human safety-based plans; assessing and mitigating vulnerabilities; the emergency planning process; the major components of an emergency plan; training a response team needs; emergency communication strategies; and the essential supplies to have on hand in the event of an emergency.  There will also be a guided conversation about how ARMA members might support each other during emergencies involving records.

This talk is intended for anyone that is managing records of long-term or permanent retention. Participants are encourage to review any plans that they already have in place in advance of the session.

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