National Historical Publications & Records Commission

NHPRC Commission Members

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is a 15-member body, chaired by the Archivist of the United States, and composed of representatives of the three branches of the Federal government and of professional associations of archivists, historians, documentary editors, and records administrators.

Archivist of the United States, Chair David S. Ferriero
Representing the United States Supreme Court Christine Lamberson, Director of the History Office, Federal Judicial Center 
U.S. Senate Daniel Sullivan, U.S. Senator (AK)
U.S. House of Representatives VACANT
Presidential Appointee Geoffrey Shepard, writer and lecturer
Presidential Appointee Jonathan Bronitsky, historian and messaging advisor
Department of Defense Glen Asner, Deputy Chief Historian, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Library of Congress Nicole Saylor, Head, American Folklife Center Archive
State Department Adam Howard, Director, Office of the Historian
Association for Documentary Editing C. James Taylor, former editor in chief of the Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society
American Association for State and Local History W. Eric Emerson, Director, South Carolina Department of Archives and History
American Historical Association William G. Thomas, III, Chairman, Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators Kathleen Williams, Chief of Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art
Organization of American Historians Beth English, Executive Director, Organization of American Historians
Society of American Archivists Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Director, Special Collections & Archives, Wake Forest University and Past President of the Society of American Archivists


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