Lindsay Hiltunen, Conference Chair

Lindsay Hiltunen, MLIS and MA, is the University Archivist at the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections in Houghton, Michigan. She is also a PhD student in the Rhetoric, Theory and Culture program at the university. In her time at the Michigan Tech Archives she has implemented several new initiatives and has secured funding for many grant projects, most recently a $240,000 grant from the Council on Library Information and Resources for a collaborative digitization project with the Michigan Tech Social Sciences Department. In addition to her service to MOHA, she is the current chair of the Oral History Steering Section of the Society of American Archivists and is the President of the Michigan Archival Association. Hiltunen is also a member-at-large or trustee on the following boards: Midwest Archives Conference Council, the Michigan Digital Preservation Network, UPLINK, the Historical Society of Michigan, Michigan State Historical Records Advisory Board, and the Quincy Mine Hoist Association. She previously served as a consultant to the oral history subcommittee for the Society for International Hockey Research. A native of the Copper Country, Lindsay is grateful to be a part of a collegial statewide network of oral historians, archivists, historians, and cultural heritage professionals.

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