The SAA Archives Management Section is seeking nominations for leadership positions! (2017)

The SAA Archives Management Section is seeking nominations for the following leadership positions: Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary and two Steering Committee Members. Terms begin immediately following the annual meeting in late July 2017.  See below for a summary of duties.  

If you or a colleague are interested, please email Vice Chair Nancy Lenoil at  no later than Wednesday, May 24 and include the following information: 

(1) which position you are interested in

(2) a brief biographical statement

(3) a paragraph on why you are interested in being a leader for the Section

This submitted information will be posted on the Section's webpage and distributed via the Archives Management Listserv during the election period in July. 

If you would like to nominate someone, please send an email no later than May 22 with their full name and institutional affiliation, and we will contact them for additional information.

Vice Chair / Chair-Elect

This individual serves one year as Chair-Elect for the Section, and the following year as the Chair. The Chair-Elect serves on the Steering Committee, serves as acting Chair in the Chair’s absence, and assists with Section business, including planning for the annual meeting.  In their eventual role as Chair, the incumbent directs and reports the activities of the Section, organizes and conducts the annual meeting of the Section, chairs the Steering Committee, acts as liaison for the Section to other bodies, appoints Section committees as needed, and is responsible for administrative matters, including, but not limited to, annual reports to the SAA.


This individual serves for one year as the official record keeper of the section and be responsible for compiling and sharing minutes from steering committee and annual meetings.

Steering Committee Member

The Member-at-Large serves a two-year term as member of the Steering Committee, which directs and coordinates activities of the Section.  Committee members collaboratively establish projects throughout the year, shape the Section’s long-term plans, and plan Section meetings.

Thank you!

Jelain Chubb and Nancy Lenoil, Chair and Vice-Chair