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Friday, July 31, 2020 12:30 pm PDT / 1:30 pm MDT / 2:30 pm CDT / 3:30 pm EDT Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwofuGorDMiEtA5caEYnSJWf21afyn1mQiD Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC) Annual Meeting Agenda Friday, July 31, 2020 3:30 pm EDT Online: Zoom Introductions Reports Co-Chairs Advocacy Disaster Education Grants Membership Public Awareness Joint Advocacy Working Group Report SAA Council News New Business Open Membership  Old...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12 pm PDT / 1 pm MDT / 2 pm CDT / 3 pm EDT The Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC) is pleased to announce the Planning a Virtual Conference for Archival Organizations webinar taking place on Wednesday, July 29th at 3 pm EDT.  DeeDee Baldwin (@DeeDeeBaldwinMS) is the History Research Librarian and liaison to the Honors College at Mississippi State University Libraries. She was the President of the Society of Mississippi Archivists at the time of their...
Candidate for Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 2020-2021 (one vacancy) Mac Ice I serve as Director of Special Collections and Archives and Assistant Professor of Library Scienceat Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX. Earlier in my career I interpreted 18th- and 19th-century Tennessee history at a house museum near Nashville; served as Director of Research Services at Disciples of Christ Historical Society and taught Biblical Studies at a Christian secondary school. I hold degrees from Lipscomb...
The Archival Spirit, July 2020 Contents (see PDF attachment): Letter from the Chair --- Taffey Hall, Director and Archivist, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee Call for Participation: "Remote" ARCS Open Panel --- Adam Winters, Archivist, Archives and Special Collections, James P. Boyce Centennial Library, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky Worldwide Archives News -- Archives from 2019 --- Thomas J....
The 2019 election for the Human Rights Archives section of the Society of American Archivists has the following candidates running for the following 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 late June to all SAA registered members. Results will be announced in July via SAA listservs, the HRA blog, and Twitter social media account.  Co-Chair Candidates (1 open...
Patricia Delara Librarian and Branch Manager Daly City Public Library, public library of Daly City, California Candidate for Vice-Chair / Chair Elect   Bio: I am currently the Librarian and Branch Manager for the Daly City Public Library, and have previously worked as the Assistant Archivist at the GLBT Historical Society and a Processing Archivist for the Archdiocese of San Francisco. My experience has been in both libraries and archives, as I am passionate about working in both areas. Within...
Visit our Elections page to meet your candidates for the upcoming Collection Management Section Elections!
I am the Labor and Urban Affairs Collections Archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library (Wayne State University).  I hold a BA and a MSI with a specialization in Archives and Records Management from the University of Michigan.  I have previously served on the Steering Committee of the SAA Congressional Papers Section as well as numerous conference planning committees with Midwest Archives Conference and have loved these opportunities to work with colleagues from across the country. I feel very...
Jun 17, 2020   Labor Archives Section
The following candidates are running in the 2020 Native American Archives Section election. Three positions are open this year: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (three-year term) Two Steering Committee members (two-year terms) Please take some time to review the candidates' statements. Voting will begin during the last week of June. SAA staff will send out ballots via Survey Monkey, so please keep an eye on your inbox. Thanks to all of our candidates for standing in this year's election, and thanks...
There are two MARS board positions up for election in 2020: Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and Secretary. Here you can read about the candidates before casting your vote. Thank you to our candidates and to the MARS membership for your continuing participation. Vice Chair/Chair Elect Andrew Hinton Head of Collection Development, Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University Statement & Biography Andrew Hinton joined the Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive in 2015...
Jun 16, 2020   Military Archives Section
Vice-Chair/Chair 2020-2023 Maria Leighton Archivist Southern Maryland Studies Center, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD   Bio: Greetings.  I am Maria Leighton, a dedicated, detail oriented, highly organized and proactive archivist managing the Southern Maryland Studies Center, College of Southern Maryland since September 2019.  As a new graduate of the MS in Library and Information Science, Archives Management concentration from Simmons University (January 2019) and a career changer, I...
Jun 15, 2020   Solo Archivists Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2020 Issues & Advocacy 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 (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/Chair-Elect Candidates (vote...
Jun 15, 2020   Issues and Advocacy Section
  We are honored to present the nominees for this year's election cycle. Thank you to the nominees for volunteering their time to serve the Oral History Section. Please review the candidate's statements to get to know them better. Ballots will be managed by SAA staff. Keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! The candidates are listed in alphabetical order and by running position :   Christina Boyles for steering committee  Christina Boyles is Assistant Professor of Culturally...
Jun 15, 2020   Oral History Section
Here is the 2020 election list of candidates for the open Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Steering Committee Member, and Early-Career Member positions.   Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect We have two candidates for one position.  Danielle Nowak, Digital Assets Librarian – The Morton Arboretum Katrina Windon, Collections Management and Processing Unit Head – University of Arkansas Special Collections   Steering Committee Member We have six candidates for two positions. Carlinthia Cox, Archivist – Dominican...
We are pleased to present a strong and full slate of candidates for the 2020 election! In this election, the Accessibility & Disability Section will select a vice chair, four (4) steering committee members, and an early career member. Vice Chair / Chair Elect (3-year term as Vice Chair, Chair, and Immediate Past Chair) Jessica ChapelLibrarian/Archivist for Digital Projects, Harvard Law School Library Biographical Statement Jessica Chapel is the Librarian/Archivist for Digital Projects in...
Open Positions: Vice Chair (1) Steering Committee (3)   Candidate for Vice Chair Carly Dearborn Assistant Professor and Public Policy Archivist Ohio Congressional Archives, The Ohio State University In January, I filled a vacancy on the Congressional Papers Section Steering Committee and my term ends in August. I would like to nominate myself to the Vice Chair/Chair Elect position. As the Public Policy Archivist, I manage the Ohio Congressional Archives (OCA) and am responsible for promoting...
The Encoded Archival Standards Section has two upcoming open positions for the 2020 election: Junior Co-Chair and Steering Committee Member. We have received one nomination for Junior Co-Chair and one nomination for the Steering Committee, and their details are below.     Our candidate for Junior Co-Chair is Bo Doub (Archival Projects Librarian, University of Southern California Libraries) Biography: I currently work as the Archival Projects Librarian in the Special Collections unit of the...
Thank you to our candidates for the 2020 Design Records Section Election. Below, please find the candidate biographies and statements of interest. The open positions this year are: Junior Co-Chair Steering Committee Member Ballots will be distributed by SAA staff in the coming weeks. An announcement will be made once the ballot opens. Junior Co-Chair: Moira O’Connell-Morganstein, Facilities Archivist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Biography and Candidate Statement: “I am the...
Jun 11, 2020   Design Records Section
2020 IAAS Elections    Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2020 International Archival Affairs 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 Steering Committee member (three-year terms).    Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox...
Join the Privacy & Confidentiality Section for a Summer Reading Group!   Would you like to learn more about privacy and confidentiality? Looking to discuss these issues with others archivists? This summer, we’ll be meeting once a month to discuss a different topic facing archivists today from a privacy & confidentiality perspective. To get the conversation started, each meeting will have one selected article for everyone to read beforehand. Join us this summer through Zoom on the...
Museum Archives Section members, We want to take this moment to appreciate all those working in or supporting museums and museum archives. As we go into the next election year, your input and voices are more important than ever. During these unsettling times, the Museum Archives Section (MAS) like other sections have found it difficult to find new nominees for its 2020/2021 elections. After multiple public notices and personal reach-outs, MAS received no new nominations. In order to keep all...
Jun 9, 2020   Museum Archives Section
Nomination for STHC Section Junior Co-Chair Gabrielle Barr Archivist Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum National Institute of Health Bethesda, MD Biography Originally hailing from Virginia Beach, I attended The Johns Hopkins University, where I majored in history and minored in French cultural studies and museums & society. I obtained my master’s in information science at the University of Michigan, focusing on archives and records management, while simultaneously earning a graduate...
Open Positions Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect – 3-year term, August 2020 – August 2023Steering Committee Member (2 seats) – 3-year term, August 2020 – August 2023 Candidates Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect Sara Rogers (she/her) Steering Committee Member (2 seats) Faith Charlton (she/her) [candidacy withdrawn] Valencia L. Johnson (she/her) Jenny Korns (she/her) Statements to Voters and Biographies Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Sara Rogers  Sara Rogers is a Digital Archivist and ACRL Diversity Alliance Resident...
Co-Chair Candidates: Cecily Marcus Bio: Cecily Marcus works as curator of the Givens Collection of African American Literature, the Performing Arts Archives, and the Upper Midwest Literary Archives at University of Minnesota Libraries Archives and Special Collections. She has served as Principal Investigator for numerous performing arts archives-related processing, digitization, and community engagement efforts. She also founded Umbra Search African American History (umbrasearch.org). She has...
Jun 7, 2020   Performing Arts Section
Vacant Positions -- (2) Chair-Elect: Three-year term - first year Chair-elect, second year as Chair, and third year as immediate past Chair The main responsibilities of the vacant position are providing leadership & direction for the Security Section. This includes, but is not limited to, planning the annual meeting, holding additional meetings as needed to evaluate activities/direction of the section, sending relevant announcements to the section via the listserv, and updating...
Jun 6, 2020   Security Section