Gina Minks has over 20 years experience working with libraries, archives, museums and other cultural and collection holding organizations. Gina has worked with a wide variety of sizes and types of organizations to fulfill their needs.
Ms. Minks is professionally active with the American Library Association and the Society of American Archivists. She is a member of AIC-CERT (American Institute for Conservation Cultural Emergency Response Taskforce) and was selected as one of eight national mentors for the Council of State Archivists’ IPER (Intergovernmental Preparedness and Emergency Response) Project. Ms. Minks is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Texas where she teaches Project Management for Information Systems and Advanced Topics in Digital Curation.
As an independent consulting firm, Gina Minks capitalizes on the practical knowledge and professional connections of Ms. Minks to provide high quality training, consulting and project management services to libraries and other cultural heritage organizations by matching the project to the best quality consultants available. By only working with experienced consultants, Gina Minks Consulting has been able to create services that are customized to meet the needs of the library .
Before starting her own company, Gina served as the Imaging and Preservation Service Manager for Amigos Library Services where she wrote and managed over 2.2 million dollar in grant funds. Prior to joining Amigos, Gina worked at the University of Tulsa’s McFarlin Library, where she served as a Special Collections Librarian and Web & Digitization Services Librarian and was part of the Electronic Text Center at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.