Curator, Senior Archivist III, Carl Albert Research and Studies Center, OU, 2018 to Present

  • Oversea the processing of collections acquired from former members of Congress, Senate, and all political offices both national and global in scale, political analysts, political journalists;

  • Collaborate with campus archives to assist with standards, collection policy creation, digitally preservation workflows, and training;

  • Collaborate with colleagues who work in a variety of roles such as curation, digitization, metadata, preservation, and software development, both internally and externally;

  • Lead the development and implementation of workflows, policy, and tools for processing and preserving born-digital special collections materials;

  • Created and manage the digital preservation lab which includes supervision of graduate and undergraduate student assistants;

  • Active and successful funding development opportunities and program creation to support all aspects of collection preservation and user accessibility;

  • Serve as a point of contact for the university community related to born-digital records management and long-term digital content management questions, training.

Adjunct Instructor, University of  Oklahoma, 2018-present

  • Digital Curation, Spring 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Archival Representation, Summer 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Archival Preservation, Spring 2020, 2021, 2022 (created course)

  • Archives in the Museum Setting, 2020, 2021, 2022 (created course)

  • Archival Practice in the Digital Age, 2021, 2022 (created course)

  • Introduction to Moving Image and Sound Archives 2021, 2022 (created course)

Director of Digital Archives, Oklahoma History Research Center, 2016 to 2018

  • Responsible for the Digital Collections Policy, workflow, life-cycle preservation plan, and management of all digital items within the OHS archives;

  • Development of technical infrastructure to aid in discovery, access, conservation, and preservation of all  OHS collections;

  • Develop grant acquisition through research and writing and promote OHS archives through Open Access and open discovery platforms such as The Gateway to Oklahoma History, Digital Public Library, YouTube, scholarly publishing, and any avenue of communication which reaches the public and professional arena.

Adjunct Professor, University of Central Oklahoma, 2015-present

  • Museums and Digital Content Management, Summer 2015

  • United States History to 1877, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018


Academic Appointment Research Fellowship Smithsonian Institution, 2014

  • Research Fellow in Electronic Records Management and Digital Archives 


Digital Projects Archivist II, Oklahoma History Research Center, 2012 to Present

  • Continuing previously designated Digital Projects Archivist duties;

  • Open-Source software and platform development - The Gateway to Oklahoma History;

  • Extensive experience with metadata standards/crosswalk and schema crosswalk. Experience with: MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, MARC, EAD, CDWA, CIMI. RDF

  • standards, metadata mapping, and most metadata infrastructures available within the industry. 

Program Archivist, Oklahoma History Research Center, 2011 to 2012
  • Process collections - Photographic, audio,video, microfilm, manuscripts.

  • Responsible for digitizing, indexing and quality analysis of images, audio and oral history according to descriptive standards.

  • Responsible for arranging, describing, processing, imaging, and cataloging the Kerr-McGee Corporation Collection which contains 590,000 images, 200,00 manuscripts, 200 video, film and audio items.

  • Participating in the development of the Oil and Gas Exhibit which will open in the Fall 2013.

  • Assist in library organization, reference research and customer care/circulation desk.

Business Owner, Pryse and Associates, 2003 to 2010

  • Research investigations for local legal firms, professional corporations and private individuals.

  • Maintain detailed records, evidence files, and physical evidence for local, state and federal court proceedings.

  • Surveillance techniques, audio, video, monitoring systems.