As per the MAR-AMTA Bylaws, Article IX, Section 6, the Historical Preservation Committee shall consist of the Historian and Archivist, who shall serve as Co-Chairs, the Immediate Past President, a student representative, and other members deemed necessary by the Co-Chairs. Duties of the Historical Preservation Committee are to serve as a resource for MAR members interested in historical research; submit articles to the regional newsletter; coordinate the presentation of historical sessions at the annual conference; prepare and exhibit archival materials at the MAR booth and AMTA and MAR conferences; and support and assist the Archivist in obtaining and preserving items for the Regional Archives.