Lisa Carter is the Audio-Visual Archivist at the University of Kentucky Librariesí Special Collections and Archives ( is responsible for acquiring, preserving and providing access to media that documents Kentuckyís history and culture.Currently, she is working with Kentucky Educational Television ( organize, preserve and digitize 35 years of locally produced, statewide, cultural, historical, educational and public affairs programming.

An active member of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (, Carter has served on their Board of Directors, chaired the Conference Planning Committee, has been instrumental in the development of the associationís strategic plan and participates in the Local Television Task Forceís collaboration with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to save local television materials.

Carter consults on a variety of audio-visual projects, most recently managing the development of an infrastructure for the National Television and Video Preservation Foundation ( Foundation raises private funds and provides grants to support television and video preservation and access projects across the United States.