2017 Election

Interested in working with your peers in web archiving? The Web Archiving Section’s Steering Committee seeks nominations and self-nominations by May 30, 2017 for the following open positions. No amount of experience in web archiving is necessary to be (self/)nominated; we encourage everyone with an interest in web archiving to consider joining. To be considered eligible though, you should be a member of the Section and a member of SAA in good standing.

Education Coordinator
- 1 year term
  • Serves as the section’s liaison to SAA’s Education Committee
  • Coordinates educational experiences, such as meet-ups, guest speakers, etc.
  • Serves as member of the Steering Committee
Secretary - 1 year term
  • Establishes all Steering Committee meetings in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair
  • Calls for and distributes agenda items for Steering Committee meetings
  • Records meeting minutes and distributes them to the Steering Committee
  • Serves as member of the Steering Committee
Social Media Manager - 1 year term
  • Manages the section’s social media feeds
  • Serves as member of the Steering Committee

Vice Chair/Chair-Elect - 2 year term (first as Vice Chair, then as Chair)

  • Gives support to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the Chair as assigned
  • Operates as acting Chair in the absence of the Chair
  • Fulfills all responsibilities specified in the SAA Governance Manual, Section IX: Sections § E: Governance
  • Serves as member of the Steering Committee

Web Liaison - 1 year term

  • Manages the section’s official SAA and external websites
  • Serves as member of the Steering Committee
To nominate yourself or someone else, please contact Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, at: karlb [at] protonmail [dot] com. Nominees will be contacted to provide a candidate statement and any other information necessary for balloting.