The Federal Policy Committee tracks issues relating to the funding of documentary editions by two federal agencies: the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The committee coordinates the ADE’s actions, usually in concert with allied organizations, on federal policies related to the support for documentary editions, access to documentary records, copyright and other issues.
Mary Jo Binker, co-chair
Christopher Brick, co-chair
Ray Smock, ex officio (until November 2016)
Michael Stevens, ex officio (after November 2016)
The Committee will evaluate, comment on, and advise the Association for Documentary Editing of new initiatives as well as alterations in the strategic plans and programs offered by NEH, NHPRC, and other funding agencies.
The Committee consults by mail, telephone and e-mail.