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The announcement below has been posted on the RSC website.

Regards, Judy Kuhagen
Secretary, RDA Steering Committee

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{http://rda-rsc.org/RSCSecretaryAppointed)

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.

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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.