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Lydia J. E.  Reid

Lydia J. E. Reid

Lydia J. E. Reid joined American Family Insurance�s new Enterprise Data Management department in November 2013 as the first Metadata and Reference Data Manager. Since joining AmFam, Lydia has worked with I/S to implement and populate a centralized metadata repository tool, structured and begun to populate AmFam�s common business vocabulary, and hired a strong team to implement enterprise metadata management. For a short while Lydia also managed EDM�s Data Governance and Data Quality team until a permanent manager was brought on board. Lydia is also Secretary for and Board Member of the Data Governance Professionals Organization. Prior to working at AmFam, Lydia was a Metadata Analyst for UW Health's data warehousing division. As the first incumbent in that role, Lydia implemented UW�s metadata tool and initiated a metadata management process. Lydia spent the majority of her early career at the National Archives in Washington, DC where she was the product owner of the agency's first centralized, descriptive catalog for all the Archives' historical records. While at the National Archives, Lydia led the effort to establish metadata standards and represented the Archives on several national and international metadata standards� committees. Lydia has a BA and MA in History from Washington and Lee University and the University of Virginia, respectively. She also has a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Maryland.