Peter Gottlieb served as president of the Society of American Archivists in 2009-10. For nearly 20 years, he was the Wisconsin state archivist (Wisconsin Historical Society). His other professional activities included serving on the SAA Council and on the Council for the Midwest Archives Conference, chairing the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board, the Wisconsin Public Records Board, and the steering committee of the Council of State Archivists. Gottlieb is an emeritus professor in the School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and was head, Historical Collections and Labor Archives at Penn State University, 1983-1990 and Associate Curator, West Virginia Collection, West Virginia University Library, 1977-1983. Among his publications are Partnerships for Preserving Wisconsin History (with Helmut Knies) (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board, 1996); "Wisconsin's Electronic Records Work, 1979-1993: A Once and Future Program" in Electronic Records Management Program Strategies, Margaret Hedstrom, ed. (Archives and Museum Informatics, 1993); and Making Their Own Way: Southern Blacks' Migration to Pittsburgh, 1916-1930 (University of Illinois Press, 1987).