JA Pryse, Senior Archivist III, Carl Albert Center’s Congressional Archives
JA Pryse is the Senior Archivist III at the Carl Albert Center’s Congressional Archives. JA’s research is focused on methodology to procure efficient content management strategies and long-term digital preservation productivity cycles to ensure accessibility through the digital content life-cycle. JA’s specialties include archival preservation, conservation, and process policy management, audio/video engineering, and knowledge management.
JA has been a member of national, regional, and local professional archive and museum organizations; has served on multiple committees, and participated as host or instructor for multiple seminars and workshops. JA is also an active Executive Board Member for the Oklahoma Museum Associations and focuses on community outreach, open-source connectivity, and improving accessibility of information to the public sector.
JA is passionate about extending professional and community engagement to support continuity and reliability of our work, throughout the ages and to prepare future archivists for successful careers as custodians of history. Through active engagement within the field of archive science, longevity of the profession is certain. As a successful leader in multiple organizations, JA has spent his career working to sustain and improve professional standards, educational opportunities, and advancement in the field of archival work.