roundtable leadership


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Co-Chairs (2015-2016)

Elise Dunham

Elise Dunham is the Metadata Production Specialist at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, the world’s largest public opinion data archive. She’s involved with NEA in a number of capacities and is excited to work with LGBTQ Roundtable leaders and members to continue the momentum of the group into its third year.

Olivia_MandicaHart_ProfilePicOlivia Mandica-Hart (Board Liaison)

Olivia received her BA in Women’s History from Smith College and her graduate degrees in History & Archives Management from Simmons College. She is currently working as a Processing Archivist at the Harvard University Archives. When she’s not fulfilling her role as a PLA (Professional Lesbian Archivist), Olivia enjoys reading, listening to NPR, writing haikus, dancing, attending concerts, failing to complete crossword puzzles, talking, and eating French fries.

Steering Committee (2015-2016)

clutterbuck-cook_headshotAnna Clutterbuck-Cook

Co-founder of the LGBTQ Issues Roundtable, Anna serves as Reference Librarian at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Simmons College M.A., M.L.S. (2011), History and Archives Management. In 2014 she was appointed inaugural Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator for New England Archivists (2015-2017). You can find her online at She lives in Jamaica Plain (Mass.) with her wife (and co-chair) Hanna, two cats, over one thousand books, and a cupboard full of tea. She has always aspired to having a queer agenda.


Brendan Kieranbkieran_mugshot2014-10

Brendan is an Archives Management and History student at Simmons College. In addition, he works as a Library Assistant at the Massachusetts Historical Society. In his free time, he likes to read, listen to noisy music, and ponder the world around him. He regularly thinks about ways to queer both his personal and professional ambitions.


DebbieRichards_ProfilePicDeborah Richards

Deborah Richards is the Special Collections Archivist at the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections. For over 15 years, she has worked with archives of women’s and LGBTQ history. She’s an active member and former co-chair of the Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists. She shares news related to LGBTQ history at  A long-time activist, she believes that archives are activism and that history is a powerful tool for liberation and social change.


Former Leadership


Anna Clutterbuck-Cook (Board Liaison) (2013-2014)
Massachusetts Historical Society

Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook (2013-2014)
Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library
Medical Heritage Library

Steering Committee Members

Mary Richardson (2013-2014)
Yale University, Divinity School Library

Graham Stinnett (2013-2014)
University of Connecticut


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