The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service

    • Participants in a WESTPAS workshop held in American Samoa

The Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS) is a collaborative project to provide preservation information, education, and training to 14 Western states and territories: Alaska, American Samoa, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawai'i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Northern Marianas Islands, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. WESTPAS delivers preservation education and training on disaster preparedness, emergency response, and collection recovery to staff from libraries and archives in the region, and assists with creation of written disaster response plans for all participating institutions. WESTPAS also provides preservation grant writing assistance and consultation services. For further information on WESTPAS and its services, send an email query to

Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)
URL: http://www.westpas.org

Barclay Ogden, WESTPAS Project Manager
Tel: 510-642-4946

Julie Page, WESTPAS Service Coordinator

Emergency 24/7 number: 888-905-7737