Board Member Biographies
Nancy Zimmelman Lenoil
Nancy Zimmelman Lenoil has been an archivist with the California State Archives since 1987. She was appointed State Archivist in February 2006, the first woman to be State Archivist in California history. She is a Certified Archivist and member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. She was recently elected a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists, the highest honor given by the Society, for her outstanding contributions to the archival profession. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists, the Society of California Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), and of CoSA, the Council of State Archivists. Nancy has a MA in History with Graduate Certificate in Archival Administration from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a BA in History from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.
Lola M. Aguilar is the Department Archivist for the California State Parks Archives located in Sacramento, where she has worked since 2010. She received her BA in History and MA in Public History/Archives from California State University, Sacramento, and is a member of the Society of California Archivists and the California Council for the Promotion of History. Before joining State Parks, she was the archivist for the City of Roseville.
Kathleen Correia has served as the Manager/Supervising Librarian of the California History Section of the California State Library since 1993. She has worked as a librarian in various departments at the California State Library since 1984. Kathleen is a member of the American Library Association and the Society of California Archivists. She also serves on the steering committee of the Gold Country Archivists. Ms. Correia received a BA in English Literature from California State University, Stanislaus and an MLIS from the University of California, Berkeley.
Nancy Enneking is the Head of Institutional Records and Archives at the Getty Research Institute in the J. Paul Getty Trust. She has responsibility for all records management and institutional archives functions for each of the Getty's operating programs, namely the Conservation Institute, Foundation, Museum, Research Institute, and overarching Trust Administration. She is currently working on developing plans to manage the institutions born-digital records. Prior to her arrival at Getty in 2004, she spent 5 years as the Processing, Cataloging, and EAD Archivist at the Texas State Archives and previously worked at the Center for American History (University of Texas at Austin) and in the institutional archives at Johns Hopkins University. Nancy has a BA in History, a MA in Egyptology from Johns Hopkins University, and a MLIS in Archives and Records Management from the University of Texas at Austin. She is on the Steering Committee of the SAA Archivist's Toolkit Roundtable and serves as an informal advisor for the OCLC Research born-digital project.
Joy Tahan Ruddell
Joy Tahan Ruddell has over twenty years of collections and registration experience. Prior to independent consulting, Joy coordinated the registration department at a large California museum and has experience with insurance, loans, acquisitions, archives, collections access and research, policy and procedure development and management, and intellectual property management. She is Alum of the John F. Kennedy Museum Studies Program and serves as Faculty teaching collections management courses – both in person and online. She continues working with and supporting emerging registrars and collections professionals. Joy is currently serving on the Board of Directors of both the Camron Stanford House Museum in Oakland as well as the California Association of Museums.
David Keller is a senior analyst and archivist for the Records Team of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He is charged with building and preserving Metropolitan's Vital and Historical Collection. He has been a project lead on key Metropolitan records initiatives, and a driving force with various Metropolitan headquarters lobby exhibits. The current exhibit is entitled "TURNING ON THE TAP: 75 Years of Water Delivery to Southern California." He is a member of the Society of American Archivists and the Society of California Archivists. As an historian he has published and made presentations about California and Washington State history.
Since 2004, Dylan McDonald has served as the Deputy City Historian and Manuscripts Archivist at the Center for Sacramento History. He formerly worked at the Idaho State Archives while earning his MA in History at Boise State University. He teaches the Archives & Manuscripts course in the graduate public history program at California State University, Sacramento, and has been an active member of SAA since 2001 and SCA since 2004. Dylan serves on the board of the California Council for the Promotion of History and is a Certified Archivist.
Lisa K. Miller is senior archivist at the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University, where her responsibilities include directing the digital program. Before joining Hoover in 2002, she was senior archivist at the National Archives regional facility in San Bruno, California. She started her career in 1989 as an archivist at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Lisa has a BA in geography and MA in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, and a MLIS from San Jose State University.
Clay Stalls is Curator of California Collections at the Huntington Library in San Marino. Before coming to the Huntington, he served as manuscripts curator in the Department of Archives and Special Collections at Loyola Marymount University. Clay holds the MLIS and Ph.D. in history from UCLA and has had the privilege of serving as president of the Society of California Archivists.
Val Wood is the Chief Deputy Recorder/Clerk for the San Diego County Assessor Recorder County Clerk (ARCC). Hired in 2011, she is responsible for official land records, maps, birth, death, and marriage records as well as County Clerk functions. She has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of recording, records management, archives, and information technology, having held positions in Washington State as the Deputy State Archivist and Director of Corporations and Charities, and management positions in King, Snohomish and Thurston counties. Val received her M.B.A., with an emphasis in Information Technology, from the University of Washington. She is a certified archivist and director for the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA), and has previously served as a director for the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
Paul Wormser is the Library Director at Sherman Library & Gardens in Corona del Mar. The Sherman Library is a non-profit research library which holds an extensive collection of books and manuscripts related to the history of the Pacific Southwest. Prior to working at the Sherman Library, he worked for the National Archives for more than twenty years in a number of positions, including Archives Director for the National Archives – Pacific Region, and Deputy Director of the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in history from the University of California, Riverside. He has been active in professional organizations, especially the Society of California Archivists, in which he has held a number of leadership positions, including President.