Kessler Takes PACA Reigns

Posted on 5/14/2008 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (1)

The Picture Archive Council of America has transitioned to a new executive board. Maria Kessler, vice president of creative business affairs at Jupiterimages, is taking over the PACA presidency from Corbis' Patrick Donehue, who will remain on the board. Joining Kessler for a two-year term are Image Source's Christina Vaughan as vice president, Animals Animals/Earth Scenes' Nancy Carrizales as secretary, Danita Delimont's Dave Herbig as treasurer, and UpperCut's Ben Winters and Getty's Michael Teaster as members-at-large. Cathy Aron and Nancy Wolff remain on the board as PACA executive director and legal counsel, respectively. The board has identified orphan-works and copyright-related issues as the top priorities for its work in the immediate future.

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  • Bill Bachmann Posted May 15, 2008
    Patrick did a good job as President, so we all also look forward to Maria doing well in the post. A SPECIAL note of thanks and continued support to Cathy Aron for the great job she has of bringing PACA back from a low point with her fine direction.

    Bill Bachmann
    Orlando, Florid

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