Jody Robinson, Archivist, Eastern Townships Resource Centre, Bishop’s University

Monday, May 02, 2011 at 6:00 PM

Keeping it in the Family: Tracing your Family Roots and Preserving your Family Papers

The previously announced program with Jennifer Stoddart, Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, has had to be canceled because of the election campaign.  This gives us an opportunity to hear Jody Robinson whom we missed when our March meeting was canceled due to severe weather.

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Jody Robinson was raised on a dairy farm near Lennoxville, Quebec.  After receiving a DEC in Liberal Arts from Champlain Regional College, she attended Bishop’s University where she graduated in 2005 with a BA in History and a minor in Sociology.  Following graduation, she worked with heritage organizations in the Eastern Townships, including the Colby-Curtis Museum and the Compton County Historical Museum Society.  In 2006, she was hired as Archivist by the Eastern Townships Resource Centre.where she works to preserve the history of the English-speaking community of the Eastern Townships and provide assistance to genealogists and researchers.

As part of her work, Jody Robinson is involved with, or belongs to, the following organizations:  Réseau des services d’archives du Québec, Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network, Fédération Histoire Québec, Canadian Heritage Information Network and Canadian Council of Archives.

Our Annual Spring Luncheon will precede the meeting.

For luncheon tickets, which are $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non-members, call (450) 243-6524

To attend only the meeting and tea and coffee afterwards, there is a charge of $10.00 for non-members.

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