[Please excuse duplicate postings.]

The announcement below has been posted on the RSC website.

Regards, Judy Kuhagen
Secretary, RDA Steering Committee

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RSC Secretary Appointed

Linda Barnhart joined the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) on July 18, 2016.
She will succeed Judy Kuhagen, RSC Secretary, who will conclude her service
in April 2017; this overlap period will allow for thorough training and a
smooth transition. The RSC Secretary supports and coordinates processes
which support the development and promotion of RDA.

During this overlap period, Linda can be reached at [log in to unmask]
Please include her on all correspondence with Judy (
[log in to unmask]) for official RSC business.

Information about Linda is given below.


Linda Barnhart was Director of the Metadata Services program at the
University of California, San Diego until her retirement in June 2014. At
UC San Diego, she led a number of significant projects, including RDA
implementation, the metadata specifications for a digital asset management
system, and the Union Catalog for Art Images grant-funded project. She was
Chair of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging in 2011-2012 at the height
of RDA implementation. She began her career as a music cataloger and served
as Chair of the Music Library Association's Bibliographic Control Committee
from 1996-2000.