J. Allyn BrodyFor the last three years I have been involved in the promotion and advancement of museums in extreme cultural environments. The very different experiences afford me an intimate understanding of how interaction with cultural institutions strengthens and balances the community, and demonstrates that societal change does not necessarily mean the erasure of culture. My focus is on the broad implications of historical preservation: in creating sustainable community interest in the past as it relates to the present.

Specialty: archival management and community engagement