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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. DavisAccessioning 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
2021 Election: Candidate Statements Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for the 2021 Description Section election. Please read below for candidate biographies and statements of interest.   You will be voting for: -Vice-chair/Chair-elect -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 Kimberly Anderson Biography Kimberly Anderson is the Director, Special Collections at...
Jun 1, 2021   Description Section
The following candidates are running in the 2021 Native American Archives Section (NAAS) election. Five positions are open this year: One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (three-year term) Four Steering Committee members (two-year terms) Please take some time to review the candidates' statements. Voting will begin later in the summer. SAA staff will send out links to ballots via email, so please keep an eye on your inbox. Thanks to all of our candidates for standing in this year's election, and thanks...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Students and New Professionals 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;  Secretary, for a one-year term; and 3 Steering Committee members (one-year terms).  Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the...
Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2021 Performing Arts 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 for a two-year term; and 1 Steering Committee members (one-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   Performing Arts Section
The Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC) is pleased to announce the What is a Regional Archival Organization? webinar taking place on Monday, May 24th at 2 pm ET.Monday, May 24th, 202111 pm PT / 12 pm MT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ETRAAC encompasses multi-state, state, and local archival organizations. This webinar will cover five different archival organizations, their structures, and their initiatives, which includes fundraising, publications, annual meetings, and so much more. If you have...
Read candidate statements for the 2021/2022 Election
May 27, 2021   Museum Archives Section