SAA Council Liaisons to Component Groups

An important task assigned to all Council members is to serve as liaisons to SAA component groups, including boards, committees, working groups, and sections. Following is a list of current Council liaison assignments.



Steven Booth
(2017-2020)

Membership Committee
Tragedy Response Initiative Task Force
Business Archives Section
Diverse Sexuality and Gender Section
Human Rights Archives Section
Military Archives Section
Performing Arts Section


Eric Chin
(2019-2022) 

Committee on the Selection of SAA Fellows
Intellectual Property Working Group
Archivists of Religious Collections Section
Design Records Section
Government Records Section
Labor Archives Section
Students and New Archives Professionals Section


Melissa Gonzales
(2018-2021)

Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct
Publications Board
Accessibility & Disability Section
Local Government Records Section
Museum Archives Section
Visual Materials Section
Regional Archival Associations Consortium


Brenda Gunn
(2017-2020)

Committee on Public Awareness
Congressional Papers Section
Lone Arrangers Section
Manuscript Repositories Section
Oral History Section
Preservation Section
Referencess, Access and Outreach Section


Petrina Jackson 
(2018-2021)

Awards Committee
Committee on Education
Archivists & Archives of Color Section
College & University Archives Section
Latin American & Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Section
Public Library Archives/Special Collections Section
Science, Technology, and Health Care Section


Ricardo Punzalan
(2018-2021)

Committee on Research, Data, and Assessment
Diversity Committee
Audio & Moving Image Section
Archival Educators Section
Native American Archives Section
Research Libraries Section
Web Archiving Section


Mario Ramirez
(2019-2022) 

American Archivist Editorial Board
Dictionary Working Group
Acquisitions and Appraisal Section
Archival History Section
International Archival Affairs Section
Issues and Advocacy Section
Women's Collections Section


Meg Tuomala
(2019-2022)

Standards Committee
Electronic Records Section
Metadata and Digital Object Section
Privacy and Confidentiality Section
Records Management Section


Audra Yun
(2017-2020)
Committee on Public Policy
Archives Management Section
Collection Management Tools Section
Description Section
Encoded Archival Standards Section
Security Section
Women Archivists Section