Workshop Program and Reference Coordinator, Northeast Document Conservation Center
Donia Conn is the Workshop Program and Reference Coordinator at the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). She presents preservation, disaster planning and recovery workshops throughout the Northeast. She also talks to local institutions on preserving family collections. Conn answers calls on the NEDCC's 24-Hour Disaster Hotline, helping institutions in the face of disaster. As reference coordinator, Conn answers technical inquiries relating to preservation topic from around the world. She earned her MLIS with an Advanced Certificate in Conservation from the University of Texas-Austin and has interned with Tony Cains at Trinity College, Dublin and J. Frank Mowery at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. She worked as a rare book and paper conservator in academic institutions across the U.S. before joining NEDCC.