2019-2020 BAS Early Career Members

We're extremely excited to launch the new SAA Early Career Member program this year in the BAS. We received applications from three great candidates... so we decided to keep them all! The Early Career Member position is intended for individuals starting out in the field to have an opportunity to be mentored by section leaders and expand their leadership skills and resources.

Please take a few minutes to learn about these great new additions to the BAS Steering Committee!

Heidi Charles

Heidi Charles is a recent MSLIS graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She currently serves as the Archivist-Librarian for Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachussets. Heidi is passionate about archival work and is excited to be involved in the BAS. Through the early career member position, she hopes to learn more about the business archives community and share her perspectives as an early career archivist interested in business archives.

Taylor Gibson

Taylor currently serves as a Digital Asset Management (DAM) Specialist for Carhartt, an 130-year old work apparel company in Dearborn, Michigan. She previously worked as an intern in the Carhartt Archive and has archives/library/museum experience with many Michigan institutions, including the Mackinac State Historical Park and Meadow Brook Hall. She is currently in the final stages of her MLIS degree, with a concentration in Archival Administration, at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Allie Penn

Allie is a recent graduate from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed a Master's Degree in Information Science, with a focus on archival administration, and a Master's Degree in History. She worked as an Editorial Research Librarian for the Cable News Network (CNN) and as an Archive Intern at Carhartt. She currently works as the Assistant Processing Archivist with the Winthrop Group for their client Ford Motor Company.

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