2020 Annual Meeting Information and Election Results

Please join the Accessibility & Disability Section for our first annual section meeting this week on Thursday, July 30th, at 2pm ET/1 CT/12 MT/11 PT. Please register for free to receive the call information! Here is the agenda. We are pleased to feature two presentations:

  • Nicole Joniec: Universally Designing for Accommodations: Accessibility at the Science History Institute
  • Tyler Stump: Collecting Intellectual Disability Records in a Time of Deinstitutionalization

Following the presentations, we will have a brainstorming session to determine plans for this upcoming year and other topics relating to accessibility & disability within the archival profession. Please feel free to add questions and prompts to the agenda!

Additionally, we are pleased to share the election results:

The referendum was unanimously approved which normalized the progression for chairs as vice chair, chair, and immediate past chair.

Election results:

  • Jessica Chapel, Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
  • Ingi House, Steering Committee
  • Bridget Malley, Steering Committee
  • Emily Mathay, Steering Committee
  • Zachary Tumlin, Steering Committee
  • Brad Ferrier, Early Career Member

We are so excited for this new cohort of ADS leadership and thank everyone who stood for election this year. There will be many opportunities in the future to participate in this section's work, so please consider running for leadership or volunteering with us in the future!