By Alison Marks
Rachel Lambie is the new curator of Brome County Historical Society. She replaces Jeremy Reeves who is moving on to further his studies, after three years with BCHS. The curatorial search committee reviewed the applications of twelve hopefuls and after interviewing six, chose the 28 year-old Ms. Lambie. Rachel Lambie, has a masters degree in Muséologie from the Université du Québec à Montréal, and a prior masters degree in Religious Studies from McMaster University.
She brings several interesting and relevant work experiences to the BCHS:
• Heritage Interpretive Planner for the Joy Kagawa House in Vancouver, B.C. recount- ing the history of the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War 2, through a newly created E & F Zoom virtual tour.
• Visitor Services Assistant for the Montreal Holocaust Museum, providing a variety of quality visitor services to exhibition attendees as well as working with the conservation team to ensure exhibition excellence.
• Tour Guide, Archivist and Generalist for Laurentian Area Ministries, Uplands and Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society.
Rachel Lambie will be ably supported by Arlene Royea, Managing Director, Lisa Belanger, Executive Assistant, weekend and summer students as well as the Board of Directors.