Evelyn McLellan, MAS : President

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Evelyn McLellan, MAS

Evelyn McLellan, MAS

Evelyn is responsible for directing Artefactual’s business operations and strategy. She also works as a senior systems analyst on Artefactual’s development and client projects.

Evelyn is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Master of Archival Studies program (1997) and, prior to joining Artefactual, had over 10 years experience as an archivist and records manager at a number of organizations including the City of Vancouver Archives and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.  Evelyn has been with Artefactual since 2008, working as the first AtoM Community Product Manager, then as the Archivematica Product Manager, then assuming responsibility for managing Artefactual’s implementation and digital preservation strategy projects. In September 2013 she took on the role of President when Peter Van Garderen stepped aside to work full-time on archives systems research.

Evelyn has worked as co-investigator on the International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) Project and as Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Library, Archival and Information Studies from 2004-2010. Evelyn has written several articles and delivered a number of presentations and workshops on the topics of digital preservation and open technologies for archives. She currently serves on the PREMIS Editorial Committee and likes to spend Sunday afternoons relaxing and reading METS files.