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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
  There are two MARS board positions up for election in 2019: Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and Communications Liaison. 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 Candidate: Eliot Wilczek  Biography Statement  Eliot Wilczek is the Corporate Records and Archives Manager at The MITRE Corporation. MITRE is a not-for-profit company that operates multiple federally funded...
Jun 4, 2019   Military Archives Section
Vacant Position 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 the section's...
Jun 4, 2019   Security Section
The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library is seeking to fill the position of the Michigan Historical Collections field archivist, more formally known as the the Johanna Meijer Magoon Principal Archivist, thanks to a wonderful endowment gift that supports the position. Job posting is available on the University of Michigan Careers website: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/173345/archivist_associate_archivist_assistant_archivist
Candidate Biographies and Statements Vice Chair/Chair-elect               Michelle Sweetser Michelle Sweetser is the Head Librarian and University Archivist at the Center for Archival Collections (CAC) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Before joining BGSU in 2016, she served as the University Archivist at Marquette University (2004-2016). Sweetser has been involved with the C&U Section since 2011, first serving as the newsletter editor and then managing the newsletter’s transition...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 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 (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/Chair-Elect...
  Issues and Advocacy Section 2019 Ballot   Chair (vote for one)   Joanna Black    Biographical Information: My name is Joanna Black, and I have worked in archives for over ten years, beginning with an archives internship at the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives in San Francisco. I hold a BA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and an MLIS with a specialization in Archival Studies from UCLA. Currently, I serve as Digital Archivist for the William E. Colby Memorial...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 Archival Educators 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, for a one-year term; and 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!  Chair Candidates The following candidates...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 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 2 steering committee members. Following standing tradition, the candidate with the most votes will be asked to serve as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect. Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot...
May 31, 2019   Government Records Section
This year the Archivists and Archives of Color Seciton is electing three new members into the following leadership roles: Co-Chair/Chair-Elect, Newsletter Editor, and Steering Committee Member focusing on student/early career perspectives. As a note, this year's candidates were not asked for headshots, as an attempt to avoid potential bias.     Co-Chair/Chair-Elect Name: Tarienne Mitchell Institution: Archivist, LDS Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Bio/Statement: I would like...
2019: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for the 2019 Description Section election. Please read below for candidate biographies and statements of interest. You will be voting for: Vice Chair/Chair-Elect One (1) Member-at-Large Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidate The following candidates are running for the Vice Chair/Chair-Elect position: Katie Duvall Manuscripts Division, Library of Congress Biography: Katie Duvall has been an Archivist at the Smithsonian...
May 31, 2019   Description Section
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 Diverse Sexuality and Gender Section (DSGS) 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:Co-Chair, for a two-year term. Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for the ballot!    Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.   Anthony Wright de Hernandez Community Collections...
Thank you to all our excellent nominees for the 2019 Records Management Section steering committee 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, who will then serve one year as Chair and one year as Immediate Past Chair; and Two Steering Committee members (three-year terms). We will include with the ballot survey questions to enable the section membership to...
May 31, 2019   Records Management Section
Candidates for Co-Chair (2019-2021) Alison Anderson, MLIS, CA Senior Processing Archivist; Harvard Property Information Resource Center Biography and Candidate Statement: I am currently the Senior Processing Archivist at the Property Information Resource Center (PIRC) in the Harvard Planning Office, where I have worked for the last twelve years. The PIRC is the main repository for Harvard’s building and land records and supports capital-level construction and campus planning at Harvard. As...
May 31, 2019   Design Records Section
Open Positions:  Vice-Chair (1) Steering Committee (2)   Candidate for Vice-Chair:  Name: Robert Lay Title: Head of Arrangement and Description Institution: Richard B. Russell LIbrary for Political Research and Studies  Biography: Robert Lay is the Head of Arrangement and Description at the Richard B. Russell Library at the University of Georgia. In this role, he oversees archival processing and digital projects and serves as the curator of the Georgia Disability History Archive. Robert...