Leader Resources

For some of you, leadership in SAA is second nature. For others, this new role might find you at the base of the learning curve. Whatever your leadership experience, this page is designed to help you find your way through SAA. Feedback is always welcome. Send comments and suggestions to saahq@archivists.org. If you have questions or need help figuring something out, don't hesitate to contact your group's Council liaison or the SAA office at (866)722-7858.


2017-2018 Guide for SAA Leaders
Designed to assist you in your role as a volunteer leader with practical information about the administration of SAA’s component groups, this manual helps you spend less time worrying about how to manage your group(s) and more time focusing on your goals!


Click the link above for the PDF version, or follow the links below for quick reference:


Funding Resources for SAA Groups
A quick guide to the various funding resources available to support the initiatives and activities of SAA's many component groups (committees, boards, working groups, task forces, and Sections). 

Leadership Orientation and Forum
Each year, all SAA leaders are invited to attend a forum intended to connect experienced leaders with new ones. Check out the agenda and materials for the upcoming event or browse what has been done in the past.


Uniform Guidelines
For SAA policies regarding online communications and use of external web and social media tools, see the Uniform Guidelines for SAA Websites and Online Communications.

Component Group Microsite Manual
A How-To Guide for the Management of SAA Component Group "Microsites." 

Tip Sheet for No-Cost Web Conferencing Options
Provides information about two of the most widely used options for no-cost web conferencing. Both options require a computer, an internet connection, and the freely downloadable software. You may find them easier to use if you have a microphone, a headset, or a webcam.