|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
|Employer||California State Archives|
|Title||State Archivist of California|
Nancy Zimmelman Lenoil is the State Archivist of California.
Lenoil began her work at the California State Archives in 1987. From 1992-2007 she served as the Administrator of the Western Archives Institute, an intensive, two-week instructional program sponsored by the State Archives. In 2006, she was appointed State Archivist and is the first woman to hold that position.
In June 2016, the State Archives announced a partnership with the Google Cultural Institute. Three collections were made available online, which Lenoil said was one step in the process of making records more accessible to the public.
Lenoil serves as an ex officio member of the Board of The California Museum.
- "California Historical Records Advisory Board". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- "Home » Awards Competition » 2012 Fellows and Award Recipients » Fellows". Retrieved 15 February 2018.
- "Nancy Lenoil". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- "2016 Western Archives Institute". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- Costello, Darcy (June 28, 2016). "State archives accessible online with new Google partnership". The Washington Times. Retrieved 9 August 2016.