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Please find the 2022 IAAS election slate of candidates below: Junior Co-Chair: Ellen EngsethCurator, Immigration History Research Center Archives and Head,Migration and Social Services Collections, University of Minnesota Candidate Statement: Thank you for considering me for this position.I would be very pleased to continue serving on the committee (I amcurrently a member-at-large) as Junior Co-Chair, and advance the workof connecting with both national and international colleagues. I...
2022 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of the candidates for the 2022 Description Section election. Please read below for candidate biographies and statements of interest.   You will be voting for: Vice-chair/Chair-elect Secretary One (1) Steering Committee Member-at-Large Ballots will be managed by SAA staff; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens!    Vice-chair/Chair-elect Will Clements Biography Will Clements is currently Public Policy Papers Archivist at the...
Jun 10, 2022   Description Section
Read candidate statements for the 2022-2023 election.
Jun 10, 2022   Museum Archives Section
The SAA Military Archives Section Steering Committee is excited to announce that the section's annual meeting will be held virtually on July 12, 2022, from 3-4 PM (CST). Our speakers for the section meeting will be Rizwan Ali of the National Security Research Center at Los Alamos National Laborator, and Matthew Peek, former Military Collection Archivist for the State Archives of North Carolina. The section will not be recorded, and can only be attended live this year. Speaker Information Rizwan...
Jun 8, 2022   Military Archives Section
The following candidate is running for the Co-chair position: Steven Calco Research Archivist, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives I am the Research Archivist at the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives in Martin P. Catherwood Library. Catherwood, located in the ILR School, is part of Cornell University Library. I hold an MLS from CUNY Queens College and an MA in Labor Studies from the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. Previously at...
Jun 8, 2022   Labor Archives Section
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Jun 8, 2022   Archival History Section
2022 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Visual Materials 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 (1) Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair), for a two-year term; and Two (2) Steering Committee members, for three-year terms.  Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox...
Jun 6, 2022   Visual Materials Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 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 (or Co-chair), for a two-year term; and One Secretary, for a one-year term; and One Webmaster, for a one-year term Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye...
This year, PLASC decided to use a blog platform to share news with its membership. Please check out The Finding Aid and consider submitting content.
The Teaching with Primary Sources sub-committee of the Reference, Access and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists is accepting applications for the role of Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series. For more information about the series, visit: https://www2.archivists.org/publications/epubs/Case-Studies-Teaching-With-Primary-Sources. The Associate Editor works with the Editor to maintain the Teaching with Primary Sources Case Studies as a...
Our section is excited to share's SAA's latest announcement about approving and creating an Archival Repatriation Committee tasked with ensuring "that the organization's services, activities, policies, communications, and products support archivists in repatriating and receiving archival materials." This new group grew from our section's recent recommendation and we are excited that we will also have standing representation on the committee. The Council will soon issue a special call...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Native American 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 Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a two-year term; and Three 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/...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Native American 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 Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a two-year term; and Three 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/...
Thank you to all our candidates for standing in the 2022 Design Records Section election! Members, please review their candidate statements below so that you can make an informed choice. You will be voting for: • Junior Co-Chair • Steering Committee member • Steering Committee member We are also voting on making the Digital Design Records Task Force (DDRFT) a sub-committee under the Design Records Section, as detailed below.  The election will be managed by SAA staff; please keep an eye on...
Jun 2, 2022   Design Records Section
Thank you to all our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 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, for a two-year term; and Three 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...
You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-elect, for a two-year term Two Steering Committee Members, each for a three-year term Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; please keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (select one) Name: Hilarie Pitman Pozesky Professional title, institution, or affiliation: Cofounder and Archivist, Sepia Archival Management Biographical Information:  Hilarie Pitman Pozesky is a co-founder of Sepia...
May 31, 2022   Women Archivists Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Encoded Archival Standards (EAS) Section election. The EAS Section has two open positions for the 2022 election and two candidates running unopposed. Please take some time to review each candidate statement below. You will be voting for: One co-chair, for a two-year term, serving in year one as junior co-chair and in year two as senior co-chair; and One Steering Committee member, for a two-year term. SAA staff will manage...
You will be voting for: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, for a three-year term; and Two 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 Candidates The following candidates are running for the Vice Chair/Chair-Elect position: Veronica DenisonUniversity Archivist, Kansas State University Biographical statement: Veronica Denison is the University Archivist at Kansas...
The Archivists and Archives of Color Section Steering Committee is excited to announce the excellent slate of candidates running in this year’s election. Please review their bios and statements before casting your votes. You will be voting for: 1 Co-chair (2-year term) 3 Steering Committee Members (2-year term) 1 Newsletter Editor (2-year term) SAA staff administer ballots through Survey Monkey and will email you the ballot when voting opens. Co-chair Joseph R. (Bob) DiazAssociate Librarian...
Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Candidates Helena Egbert Biography:Helena Egbert is the Processing Archivist at Kansas State University Libraries. After being hired in April 2020 she led disaster recovery efforts to bring the archival collections back into the building following the Hale library fire in 2018. She continues to lead efforts related to long lasting effects from the disaster. She also oversees processing and collection management efforts. Previously she worked at Oregon State University at...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Accessibility & Disability Section election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements. You will be voting for: Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (three-year term) Steering Committee members (three-year terms) Early-career member (one-year term) Ballots will be sent by SAA through Survey Monkey — keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidates The following candidate is...
Call for nominations!  Please send any nominations immediately by June 1! Are you seeking an opportunity to expand both your own knowledge of archival history and your network of colleagues with similar interests? If so, consider joining the Archival History Section as a member of our Steering Committee or as our Early Career Member. Steering Committee members aid the section in our newsletter (https://archivalhistory.news), help us sponsor annually an award about archival history, and work in...
May 31, 2022   Archival History Section
Vice Chair / Chair Elect Alexandra (Lexy) deGraffenreid, Interim Co-Head of Collection Services & Processing Archivist, Penn State Univeristy's Eberly Family Special Collections Library  Biography Alexandra (Lexy) deGraffenreid is the Interim Co-Head of Collection Services & Processing Archivist at Penn State University’s Eberly Family Special Collections Library where she stewards the ingest, accessioning, processing, and collection maintenance of their archival and special...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2022 Metadata and Digital Object Section (MDOS) 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: 1 Co-chair (three-year term) 1 Steering Committee member (three-year term) 1 Web Liaison (three-year term) 1 Education Coordinator (three-year term) Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox...
The SAA Public Library Archives and Special Collections Section seeks candidates to serve in leadership positions for the next fiscal year, 2022-2023! Getting involved in PLASC leadership is a great way to engage in professional development and public service, and connect with colleagues throughout the United States. Time commitment is approximately 3 hours/month, including attendance at a virtual monthly meeting. Annual meeting attendance is NOT required. Over the past year PLASC has been...