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  Nominees for Vice-Chair Susan Paterson — Government Information Librarian/Reference Librarian Humanities and Social Sciences, University of British Columbia I am a government information librarian at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. I've been involved in web archiving work since 2013 when our group of Canadian government information librarians created a digital stewardship network to capture at-risk born digital content from the Government of Canada. The network is called...
Jun 16, 2021   Web Archiving Section
  Vice-chair/chair-elect  Rebecca Hankins Wendler Endowed Professor and certified archivist/librarian, Texas A&M University in College Station, TX Biographical statement: Rebecca Hankins is the Wendler Endowed Professor and certified archivist/librarian at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists' Distinguished Fellows, elected in 2016, it is the highest honor in this professional society. United States President Barack Obama (...
Jun 16, 2021   Archival History Section
The Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards is pleased to release Encoded Archival Context - Corporate bodies, Persons, Families (EAC-CPF) 2.0, a draft updated version of the standard for public review and comment. To ensure the greatest possible input from EAC-CPF users around the world, the subcommittee is calling for comments on the proposed changes to the current version, EAC-CPF 2010. The deadline for comments on the change proposals is June 30, 2021. For details on the new...
Register now for the Awards Committee annual meeting! Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 Time: 2:00-3:00pm (CT) Please join the Awards Committee to discuss this year's awards cycle--what went well, what could be improved, and any questions you have or ideas for next year. Members of all awards subcommittees and any SAA members are welcome to attend. This is a free event but you'll need to register in advance here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwof-uurzIvHtaWlSqVHbuZNiiCK656Ok68 We hope to see...
Jun 11, 2021   Awards Committee
Greetings Lone Arrangers! Your LAS Regional Representative Organizer along with the LAS Steering Committee is hosting a Virtual Coffee Chat! Bring your hot cup of joe, tea, or a cold smoothie, and meet your LAS Steering Committee for the 2021-2022 year.  We'll talk about volunteer opportunities as well as services, resources, and support that you would like to receive from your LAS Regional Representative. We want to meet you! WHEN: Wednesday,  June 16, 2021, 2pm (EST) WHO: All LAS members ...
Jun 10, 2021   Lone Arrangers Section
2021 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Public Library Archives and Special Collections (PLASC) Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a two-year term; and One Secretary, for a one-year term Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when...
Three positions to be filled to serve the 2021-22 year; Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Web Liaison, and a Steering Committee Member-at-Large. One candidate will be elected for each position, each to serve a three year term.   The Candidates: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: (Select one)  Virginia Allison-Reinhardt (she/her)  Bio: The stewardship of artist and gallery legacies are at the heart of Virginia Allison-Reinhardt’s professional mission as a consulting archivist. She pivoted her career focus to...
This year's Design Records Section annual meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 27th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (CT). Our agenda can be found here: https://connect.archivists.org/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=4ff5f217-0700-49c8-a244-188f0e5b62d2&CommunityKey=3f130ed5-241d-4380-9775-eb85a8ea2cd0&Home=%2fevents%2fcalendar You can register for the Section meeting here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tcuGhrzsuGN3cnMPospe11BbOiVBtGmGl We look forward to seeing you there!
Jun 8, 2021   Design Records Section
Elections for the Human Rights Archives section have been extended to June 15. We have one open co-chair position, one web liaison/newsletter editor position, and some open steering committee positions.    This section, like most everything else in the world, is in transition from pre-2020 to whatever is coming next. Around the world, systems of power are being questioned and even directly challenged in ways that would have been hard to imagine just a couple years ago.  The work of the HRA...
The Metadata and Digital Object Section (MDOS) and the Visual Materials Section (VMS) are welcoming proposals for short talks at the virtual annual joint section meeting. The joint section meeting is scheduled for 10:30 am CST on Monday, July 19. We are focusing on the following topics this year:   How has your creation of metadata changed for visual materials in the past few years in light of the increased awareness for the need for more equitable and inclusive descriptive practices? What...
Co-Chair Candidate The following candidate is running for the Co-chair position: Sarah Lebovitz SEIU Archivist, Walter P. Reuther Library I’m the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University. I have a BA from Colorado College in anthropology with an MSI (focus on Archives and Records Management) from University of Michigan.     My first understanding of the importance of record...
Jun 7, 2021   Labor Archives Section
Thank you to our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Metadata and Digital Object Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Co-chair (two-year term); and One Steering Committee member (three-year term). We are also voting on an edit to our Section standing rules, as detailed below. Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox...
Vice Chair/Chair Elect Candidates   Rosemary K.J. Davis, Accessioning Archivist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University Biography:  After receiving my MSLIS from Pratt in 2011, I processed collections at Amherst College, Duke’s Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Fales Library at NYU, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since 2016, I’ve worked as the Accessioning Archivist for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. In the past five...
Thank you to all of the colleagues who are running in the 2021 Archives Management Section elections! Please take some time to review their statements. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-elect, for a two-year term One Secretary, for a one-year term Two Steering Committee Members, each for a three-year term There will also be a section referendum on changes to the Section's bylaws.  Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; please keep an eye on your inbox for when...
  2021 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 International Archival Affairs Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements to make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair), for a two-year term; and One Steering Committee member (three-year terms).  Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the...
It is that time of the year again, SAA election season! Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Oral History Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect; for a three year term Two Steering Committee members; for two year terms Ballots will be managed by SAA staff; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens!  Vice...
Jun 3, 2021   Oral History Section
The Visual Materials Section and the Metadata for Digital Object Section are welcoming proposals for short talks at the virtual annual joint section meeting.  The joint section meeting is scheduled for 10:30 am CST on Monday, July 19. We are focusing on the following topics this year: How has your creation of metadata changed for visual materials in the past few years in light of the increased awareness for the need for more equitable and inclusive descriptive practices? What are some of the...
Jun 3, 2021   Visual Materials Section
Thank you to our candidates for standing for the 2021 Manuscript Repositories Section election. Section members, please review their candidate statements and get to know the candidates so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a two-year term; and Three (3) Steering Committee members (two-year terms). Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! Vice Chair/Chair-Elect...
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Jun 2, 2021   SAA Connect Beta Testers
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Lone Arrangers Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice.   You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (two-year term); and Two Steering Committee members (two-year terms) in the following roles: one Regional Representative Lead and one Newsletter Editor Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye...
Jun 2, 2021   Lone Arrangers Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 MARS election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect for a two-year term; and One Communication Liaison for a two-year term   Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens!  Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidates The following...
Jun 1, 2021   Military Archives Section
2021 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Reference, Access, and Outreach election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect for a two-year term Two Steering Committee Members-at-Large for a two-year term Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the...
Thank you to all our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Congressional Papers Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect; and 2 Steering Committee members Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidates The following candidates are running for...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Privacy and Confidentiality Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. All candidates were asked to provide a statement addressing the question "What projects or initiatives would you be interested in pursuing as part of the Privacy and Confidentiality Section leadership?" You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a three...
Thank you to all our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Design Records Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: • Junior Co-Chair (two-year term) • Steering Committee member (three-year term) • Web Liaison (two-year term) • Member-at-Large (two-year term) We are also voting on an edit to our Section Standing Rules, as detailed below.  Ballots will be managed by SAA...
Jun 1, 2021   Design Records Section