National Heritage Responders

Is an emergency (such as a natural or man-made disaster) affecting your institution? Call our response team 24/7 at

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Need help from a conservator? Call 202-452-9545 or use our Find a Conservator tool.

Our Structure


Committees, either named in the Bylaws or appointed by the board, are comprised of AIC members and deal with or research long-term, ongoing organizational issues. They each have a leadership structure and report back to the AIC Board through a board liaison.


These four standing committees are named in the AIC Bylaws:

Board Appointed

These ten committees have been appointed by the board to carry out a specific charge.

Committees Resources

The Health & Safety Committee provides information to keep conservators safe on the job. They maintain web content on the AIC website as well as an active section on Health & Safety under the Work Practices area of the AIC Wiki.

The Sustainability Committee provides resources for keeping a sustainable conservation practice. They also maintain web content on this website and keep an active section on Sustainable Practice under the Work Practices area of the AIC Wiki.