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The Women Archivists Section will be experiencing a great deal of turnover this year--we will be voting for four steering committee member positions and one co-chair position. I'm very pleased to introduce you to the 12 awesome archivists who have stepped up to add their experience and energy to our section. Below are their bios and statements of what they bring to our section.  I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Jessica Dowd Crouch (an AMAZING co-chair!) for her service this year as...
Jun 20, 2019   Women Archivists Section
The Business Archives Section is opening a position for an Early Career Member on the section steering committee. This position is intended for individuals starting out in the field to have an opportunity to be mentored by section leaders, and expand their leadership skills and resources. Immediate responsibilities will include supporting the Newsletter, the Quarterly Conference Calls, and the Education Director, but may be tailored to individual interests. This position is open to students and...
Jun 20, 2019   Business Archives Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 Local Government 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: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair), for a two-year term; and 2 Steering Committee members (three-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/...
Below is the Candidate information for the Labor Archives Section Co-Chair position for the 2019-2021 Term. Ben BlakeDirector, George Meany Labor Archives, University of Maryland, College Park Candidate StatementBefore becoming the Director of the George Meany Labor Archives, University of Maryland, College Park in 2016, I had significant experience in labor archives, including two years at San Francisco State's Labor Archives and Research Center and have been responsible for the archives...
Jun 17, 2019   Labor Archives Section
Open positions Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect – 3-year term, August 2019 – August 2022 Steering Committee Member (2 seats) – 3-year term, August 2019 – August 2022 Candidates Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect  Annalise Berdini (she/her) Steering Committee Member (2 seats) Andrea Belair (she/her) Elizabeth Carron (she/her)     Statements to Voters and Biographies Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Annalise BerdiniAnnalise Berdini is the Digital Archivist for University Archives at Princeton University. She is...
Jun 17, 2019   Electronic Records Section
Christina Bleyer, Junior Co-Chair         Bio: Christina Bleyer, PhD is Director of Special Collections and Archives at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. She previously served as Head of Special Collections and Senior Archivist at the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her Master’s and Doctorate in Philosophy at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where until 2016 she managed the institution’s manuscript collections.Her research is focused...
Nominees for Vice Chair: Tori Maches, Digital Archivist, UC San Diego Running for Vice Chair of SAA’s Web Archiving Section represents an opportunity to use my past, local-level leadership experience, as well as my current role as UC San Diego’s digital archivist, to support the section’s internal efforts, and its collaborations with the wider professional community. In addition, my work managing UC San Diego’s web archiving program has given me a sense of both the progress the archival ...
Jun 12, 2019   Web Archiving Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 Reference, Access, and Outreach 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 (or Co-chair), for a three-year term (Successful candidate will serve one year as Vice-Chair, will automatically become the RAO Chair for the following year, and will serve one year as Immediate Past...
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect  Tamar Zeffren, Archival Collections Manager, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee  Brief Bio I am the Archival Collections Manager at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in New York, the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian aid organization. I received my M.A. in archival management from NYU and am a Digital Archives Specialist. I have extensive volunteer experience, including two years on the Board of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan...
Jun 11, 2019   Archives Management Section
Referendum to Change Standing Rules  A referendum will be placed on this year’s ballot proposing a change to the Standing Rules. This change will allow Newsletter Committee members (1-2 persons) to be part of the Steering Committee. These members will remain appointed by the Steering Committee. Please refer to the PDF for the exact edits to the Standing Rules and vote to either accept or reject these changes. Nominations  for STHC Section Jr. Co-Chair Jennifer Langford Archivist/Special...
Location JW Marriott Austin  102 E 2nd Street Austin, TX 78701 See map: Google Maps   Meeting Date(s):  August 3, 2019, 10:00 am to 11:15 am  The Section's annual meeting will include discussion of ongoing projects and future plans. The program will also feature  lightning talks (10 minutes) that highlight the stories of women, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, and others often overlooked, undervalued, and sometimes lost in the science, technology and healthcare archival ...
  Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidates The following candidates are running for the Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair) position: Adam Winters Archivist, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Adam Winters has served as the head archivist at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky since 2014, having been introduced into the field through work as a part-time archives assistant in 2009. In 2017, he accepted an invitation from the Kentucky Baptist Convention to manage their...
Meet our wonderful slate of candidates for the 2019 WCS election! The two individuals receiving the most votes will serve as Co-Vice Chairs during 2019-2020 and as Co-Chairs of the section in 2020-2021. Enid Ocegueda  Biography Enid Ocegueda is currently serving as an Archival Specialist at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University. She is a recent graduate from the San Jose State University MLIS program. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University...
Jun 11, 2019   Women's Collections Section
Co-Chair Brenna Edwards Bio: Brenna Edwards is currently the Project Digital Archivist at the Rose Library at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina's School of Information and Library Science, where she concentrated on archives management. While at UNC, she worked with PlayMakers Repertory Company on organizing their archives and updating their inventory list. Outside of work, she is a team leader for the Atlanta team of the American...
Jun 10, 2019   Performing Arts Section
Get to know the PLASC Steering Committee candidates. See their statements below. VICE-CHAIR: Derek T. Mosley   Archives Division ManagerAuburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta, Georgia Derek T. Mosley is the archivist/division manager at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, a special library of the  Fulton County Library System. He previously worked at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library and...
  The Society of American Archivists Archival History Section (AHS) is seeking candidates for four open positions: Section vice chair/chair-elect Three steering committee members Steering committee members serve for one year. The vice chair/chair-elect serves for two years (one year as vice chair, and one year as chair). For more details, please see the section’s standing rules. Nominees must be current members of the Society of American Archivists to be considered by the steering committee...
Jun 9, 2019   Archival History Section
SAA Visual Materials Section Nominations for Election 2019-2020 Chair-Elect Patrick Cullom Visual Materials Processing Archivist Technical Services, Special Collections Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill Campus Box 3930 Chapel Hill, NC  27515 (919) 962-4251 cullom@email.unc.edu   Biography:   Patrick Cullom is the Visual Materials Processing Archivist for Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC, where he has been for over 10 years. Patrick has a...
Jun 8, 2019   Visual Materials Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 Museum Archives 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 Chair-Elect/Chair (two-year term) One Newsletter Editor (two-year term)  Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens!    Chair-elect / Chair 2019-20 / 2020-21 Ryan Evans...
Jun 7, 2019   Museum Archives Section
Slate for the 2019 Preservation Section Election The 2019 election is for Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and Member-At-Large as well as an update to our Section standing rules. Election will run June 25-July 16. Section members will receive an email with a unique Survey Monkey link to vote. Vice-Chair/Chair Elect We have 2 candidates for 1 position. - Dyani Feige, director of Preservation Services, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts- Kara McClurken, director of Preservation Services,...
Jun 7, 2019   Preservation Section
Visit our Elections page to meet your candidates for the upcoming CMT Section Elections!
Human Rights Archives Section 2019 ELECTION CANDIDATES The 2019 election for the Human Rights Archives section of the Society of American Archivists has the following candidates running for these positions: 1 incoming co-chair position serving 2 years  4 steering committee member positions ech serving a 1 year term Ballots will be managed by SAA and distributed in mid-June to all SAA registered members. Results will be announced in mid-July via SAA listservs, the HRA blog, and Twitter social...
Candidates for Vice Chair/Chair Elect Alexis Antracoli Biographical Statement: Alexis Antracoli is Interim Assistant University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University Library. Previously she worked at Drexel University Libraries and the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library.  She has published on web archiving, inclusive description practices, and the acquisition and preservation of born-digital audiovisual content. Alexis is active in the Society...
The 2019 DSGS / WCS joint section meeting will feature a panel of presenters speaking on recent efforts to provide access to archival materials concerning women and/or the LGBTQIA+ communities. Gina K. Armstrong will discuss the creation and impact of the Howard Cruse collection and its contribution to reclaiming important space for marginalized communities at the Birmingham-Southern College. Ellen Brooks will present on a recent project to collect oral history interviews with 100 notable women...
The SAA Women's Collections Section is currently seeking nominees for the roles of Vice Co-Chair/Co-Chair Elect!   For the first year of the two-year term, these two elected officers will hold the positions of Vice Co-Chairs. The second year in office, the elected officers will hold the positions of Co-Chairs. Newly elected officers will assume office immediately following the conclusion of the Annual Meeting in August. New officers do not have to attend the annual meeting.   The role of the...
  Hello MARSians, it’s staff ride time.  This year we will have a private tour of the Texas State Archives.  In addition to being the official archive of the state of Texas, TSLAC’s collections contain muster listings, correspondence, battle flags, artifacts and other materials related to Texans serving the Republic, the Confederacy, and the United States during times of war.  This tour is limited to 15 individuals, so if you are interested in joining the tour you must RSVP before the event. ...
Jun 4, 2019   Military Archives Section