Kimberlee Ried is an Archives & Education Specialist for the Central Plains Region; she has been with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) since 2003. She works in all aspects of the Regional Archives program including education, outreach, and development, as well as, answering reference inquiries. She is active in the local Federal Executive Board as a co-chair for the Federal Information Council and has served as coordinator for the region's Combined Federal Campaign program. Prior to joining NARA she was a Youth Services librarian at an urban public library. She holds a BA in History and Anthropology from the University of Missouri and a MA in Library Science from Emporia State University. Through her professional association activities Ms. Ried was selected to serve on the National Council on Social Studies-Archives Committee and is president-elect of the Missouri Library Association.
Additionally, within her extensive community volunteer work she is an active member of the Junior League of Kansas City, MO; volunteers for the Children's Center for Visually Impaired; the Kansas City Ballet; Truman Medical Center; Jackson County CASA; and maintains boardmanships on the following: Historic Kansas City Foundation; Heritage League and Wonderscope Children's Museum. She was born and raised in Kansas City and has canine children, Gracie and Wallis
Kimberlee N. Ried,
Archives & Education Specialist National Archives & Records Administration
Central Plains Region
2312 E. Bannister Road
Kansas City, MO 64131