Tessa Gadomski, Co-Chair
Tessa Gadomski is PACA's Senior Co-Chair, after previously serving Junior Co-chair and Treasurer. Tessa is a paper and book conservator at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. She has expertise in the long-term care of archival documents, books, manuscripts, photographs, and more. Before coming to the Penn Libraries, Tessa was a paper & book conservator at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia. Her previous conservation experiences include a fellowship at Dartmouth College Library, and internships at the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Tessa is a graduate of the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, where she specialized in library and archival materials. During her graduate studies she also received a Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation from the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science.