Board of Directors

Secretary/Chief Financial Officer

Melissa Dollman (see “About” page)

Chief Executive Officer

Devin Orgeron (see “About” page)

Board of Directors

Jessica Cebra

Jessica Cebra is an archivist and visual artist living in Palm Springs, her hometown. She is currently a descriptive metadata management librarian for the Stanford Digital Repository at Stanford Libraries. Jessica previously processed physical and digital archival collections of fieldwork notebooks, photographs, drawings, and films in the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library. She studied Fine Art at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Library Science and Historic Preservation at University of Maryland, and Business Administration at Bay Atlantic University (Washington, D.C.). Jessica also helps her family run the Sakura Inn in Palm Springs.

Brian Drischell

Brian Drischell is a graduate of UCLA’s Moving Image Archive Studies program (’05).  A lifelong cineaste, Drischell has worked in film exhibition and archiving for 25 years.  His interest in home movies developed while attending UCLA and he has subsequently volunteered at Home Movie Day for the last 17 years.  His own family home movies surfaced from his father’s attic a few years ago and are now safely preserved.  Drischell has recently relocated to Seattle, WA after working at the Academy Film Archive in Los Angeles for 18 years.

Adam Hart

Adam Charles Hart is the author of Monstrous Forms: Moving Image Horror Across Media (Oxford UP, 2019) and the upcoming monographs The Living Camera: The History, Theory, and Politics of Handheld Cinematography (Oxford UP) and Raising the Dead: The Work of George A. Romero (Oxford UP). He received his PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Chicago and has taught at Harvard, North Carolina State University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is the curator of the Guerrilla Television Project for the Media Burn Archive.

Sean Savage

Sean Savage is a Senior Film Archivist at the Academy Film Archive. He received a MA in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from New York University. He’s been a sporadic contributor to The Moving Image journal and has presented on home movies and other subjects for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Association of Moving Image Archivists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Orphan Film Symposium and more.

Former Board Members

Jennifer Jenkins

Jennifer Jenkins (MLIS, Ph.D.) is Professor and Research Social Scientist in the Southwest Center at the University of Arizona (UA).