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Foekje Boersma

Getty Conservation Institute
Senior Project Specialist
Los Angeles, CA
Foekje Boersma is a Senior Project Specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute. From 2009 until 2013, she worked at the National Archives of the Netherlands, where she was responsible for external projects. Between 2006 and 2009 she had worked at the Getty Conservation Institute as a Project Specialist and developed a number a preventive conservation-related projects. Prior to her arrival at the GCI, she had spent several years managing large-scale preventive conservation activities for a private firm in the Netherlands. Foekje was trained as a textile conservator at the State Training School for Conservators in Amsterdam, and worked as a textile conservator for several Dutch museums and for the Textile Conservation Center in the UK.