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Tom Clareson

Project Director, Performing Arts Readiness Project; Senior Consultant, Digital & Preservation Services, Lyrasis

About Tom Clareson

Tom Clareson is Project Director of Performing Arts Readiness, funded by the Mellon Foundation to help performing arts organizations protect their assets, sustain operations, and prepare for emergencies. He also serves as Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation Services at Lyrasis, consulting internationally on preservation, disaster preparedness, digitization, funding, strategic planning, and advocacy for arts and cultural organizations. Clareson is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation, and Vice President, National Board of Advisors, Richard M. Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University.