Jeanne Drewes has been the Chief of Binding and Collections Care in the Preservation Directorate at the United States Library of Congress since June 2006, as well as Manager of the Mass Deacidification Program. Previously, she was Assistant Director of Preservation at Michigan State University Libraries, and Head of Preservation at Johns Hopkins University Library. She received her M.A.L.S. from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and was a Mellon Intern for Preservation Administration at the University of Michigan. An active member of the American Institute for Conservation, she serves on their CERT team assisting cultural institutions after disasters. She has been active in the American Library Association (ALA) for over twenty years and sits on the editorial board of the international journal Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture. She has taught workshops in bookbinding and book and paper treatment for over twenty years as well as at Ghost Ranch, in conjunction with writing workshops in 2007 and 2009.