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Annual meeting agenda Thursday, August 16, 4:15–5:30 pm Join us to discuss CMT’s Documentation Portal and Repository Profiles; receive updates about tool-centric working groups and tool providers; and share tips, tools, and workarounds that have enriched collections work, assessment, understanding, outreach, or other aspects of our responsibilities. 1. Updates on CMT work: Documentation Portal, Repository Profiles, Member Directory 2. Archon Users Collaborative update, Matt Gorzalski and Scott...
Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-elect Christian Kelleher Biographical statement:  Christian holds MLIS (2000) and MA in Journalism (2014) degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining the University of Houston Libraries as Head of Special Collections, he was the head archivist at Texas’s Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, where he also managed UT Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative, and an archivist and records manager with History Associates Incorporated...
Spring is finally here, which means it's time to elect next year's Lone Arrangers leadership. Here are this year's candidates: Vice Chair/Chair Elect Ruth Slagle Bio While completing my B.A. in History at Asbury University, 2014, I had my first encounters in an archive through an internship working in a backlog collection. After receiving my MLIS degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 2017, I worked as a student archivist for the Madison County Clerk and Recorder's Office...
Jun 7, 2018   Lone Arrangers Section
The following SAA members are running for positions on the Manuscript Repositories Section steering committee:  Vice chair / Chair elect Brenna Edwards, Project Digital Archivist, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library (MARBL), Emory University Education: MSLS from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC; BS in Web Design from Tennessee Technological University Professional Experience: Currently the Project Digital Archivist at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript,...
To maximize training opportunities for people engaged in sustaining and advancing indigenous culture, the Bush Foundationhttp://www.atalm.org/sites/all/modules/extlink/extlink.png); background-position: right center; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;">  is providing up to $75,000 in scholarship funding for eligible applicants from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native Nations that share the geography to attend the 2018 ATALM Conference. Details and the application are...
Please read the biographies and statements of interest for the 2018 Records Management Steering Committee candidates: https://www2.archivists.org/groups/records-management-section/2018-candidates-for-records-management-section-steering-committee- The Section's membership will also be asked to approve proposed standing rules changes. You may review them here: https://www2.archivists.org/groups/records-management-section/proposed-2018-standing-rules-changes
SOCIETY OF AMERICAN ARCHIVISTS  Archival History Section  Steering Committee Candidates  2018-2019 The 2018 election will take place online in early July. Three Steering Committee members will be elected to a one-year term. The vice chair/chair-elect serves for two years (one year as vice chair, and one year as chair).  Current Vice Chair Alex Poole will become AHS Chair at the close of the AHS annual meeting in August.  VICE CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT (vote for one)  Cory Nimer (Brigham Young...
Jun 5, 2018   Archival History Section
Check out the 2018 candidates for Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and the Steering Committee 
Archivists and Archives of Color Section (AAC) 2018-2019 Slate of Candidates includes three candidates for two positions: Steering Committee Member (two year term, social media focus) and Vice Chair (two-year term: first year as Vice-Chair and second year as Chair).
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 blog...
Jun 5, 2018   Security Section
Interested in protecting archives and cultural heritage objects from the threats of crimes? The Security Section is seeking nominations for a new member to join the leadership. We are seeking candidates for the position of Chair-Elect. This is a three-year term (August 2018 to August 2021) - year one as Chair-Elect, year two as Chair, and year three as Immediate Past Chair. We encourage candidates from any size or type of archive or cultural heritage institution, and even beyond the archives...
Jun 5, 2018   Security Section
Candidates Information for the 2018 STHC Section Elections The Junior Co-Chair is elected annually by the section membership for a two-year term, serving in year one as Junior Co-Chair and in year two as Senior Co-Chair.  Electronic balloting will begin in early July and it will be conducted by SAA staff. Election results will be announced before the annual meeting in August. Junior Co-Chair Candidates Alison Oswald Biography Alison Oswald is currently an archivist in the Archives Center ,...
We have three candidates for our three open positions. Cyndi Shein of University of Nevada, Las Vegas is up for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect. Sarah Jones also of University of Nevada, Las Vegas is up for Secretary. Katy Rawdon of Temple University is up for Member-at-Large. Please read below for candidate biographies and statements of interest. Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Cyndi Shein Head, Special Collections & Archives Technical Services University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Biography...
Jun 4, 2018   Description Section
CPS Steering is putting forward the following language to create a co-chair for our Electronic Records Committee: X. ELECTRONIC RECORDS COMMITTEE The Electronic Records Committee is composed of the vice chair of the Congressional Papers Section, who serves as the co-chair of the committee, two or more members appointed by the Steering Committee, and an ex officio member designated from by the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives and Records Administration.  The members of...
Below are the candidates for the 3 vacant positions to serve on the GRS Steering Committee for the 2018-2012 term. Following standing tradition, the candidate with the most votes will be asked to serve as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect.   Full Name: Stephanie Bayless, CA Institution: National Archives at San Francisco Government Sector: Federal Statement of Interest: As a relative newcomer to government archives – I’ve been Director of the National Archives at San Francisco for two years – I’m excited...
  It is time, once again, for the election of Steering Committee members.  In addition to this election, there will be a proposal on the 2018 Museum Archives Section (electronic) ballot to change a part of the Museum Archives Section’s “Standing Rules.” The Standing Rules are like the Society for American Archivists bylaws, but concern only the conduct of the Museum Archives Section. The proposed change concerns the length of terms for some members of the Steering Committee and is intended to...
Jun 4, 2018   Museum Archives Section
Visit our Elections page to meet your candidates for the upcoming CMT Section Elections!
The Des Plaines History Center seeks candidates for the position of Curator of Collections. This position will be responsible for the curation, registration, and management of historic collections and exhibits. Creating and preserving an accurate and useful record of Des Plaines history is central to this role. As a secondary focus, the Curator of Collections will develop public programs in conjunction with the Interpretive Curator. Read more about the position and application details here: ...
The Encoded Archival Standards Section has two upcoming open positions for the 2018 election: Junior Co-Chair and Steering Committee Member. We have received one nomination for each position, and their details are below.   Our candidate for Junior Co-Chair is Dallas Pillen (University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library). Biography:  Dallas Pillen is the Archivist for Metadata and Digital Projects at the Bentley Historical Library and an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Michigan...
Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.   Bolton "Bo" Kelly Doub University of Southern California I currently work as the Archival Projects Librarian in the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries Special Collections. Prior to USC, I processed collections at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics and the Computer History Museum under two different grant-funded projects. LGBTQ+ histories, communities, and identities have been an important part of my life, as I have ...
Proposed Revisions to Standing Rules The SNAP Steering Committee has reviewed its standing rules and is putting forward the following revisions (as detailed in the attached PDF). The proposed revisions bring the standing rules up-to-date with the section’s current communications methods, and include the removal of references to the defunct SNAP newsletter, which has been replaced by the SNAP blog. Per Section VI Amendments of the standing rules, the proposed changes will be submitted to an...
Candidate Biographies and Statements Vice Chair/Chair-elect Greg Bailey Greg Bailey is the University Archivist and Clements Curator at Texas A&M University. He has served in these capacities since January 2014. As University Archivist he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the university archives and related collections and serves as the primary spokesperson for Texas A&M history on behalf of the Libraries. As Clements Curator he is responsible for the papers of two term...
  We are still accepting nominations for the Government Records Section Steering Committee!  You have until close of business tomorrow to volunteer to run. The amount of work involved is limited. We have three openings this year and terms run from August 2018 to August 2020. Steering Committee members must remain SAA members in good standing for the duration of their terms.  Steering Committee members help to craft responses to SAA Council's requests for comments and feedback, help to guide any...
May 30, 2018   Government Records Section
Archival History News, the official newsletter of SAA's Archival History Section, has released its Spring 2018 issue! This is the third issue since the newsletter was revived in October 2017, and it's going strong with lots of archival history content. Featuring excellent writing and the most up-to-date information, Archival History News communicates the value of archival history to a broad public, through the publication of ongoing research, biographical notes, book reviews, and...
May 23, 2018   Archival History Section
Last call for nominations!  Please send any nominations by Thursday, May 31st! Are you seeking an opportunity to expand your network and get further involved in the business archives community? If so, come join the Steering Committee and see what the fun is all about! Joining the Steering Committee is a small-time commitment, providing you with valuable experience as you contribute to vital services for your colleagues. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of these...
May 22, 2018   Business Archives Section