November 2019 - January 2020 Steering Committee Minutes

November 2019 - January 2020

November 2019

  • Secretary check-in
    • Confirmed Jane’s second term as secretary
    • Discussed plans for back-up support if needed
  • Resource Project Sub-Committee
    • Three steering committee members volunteered to keep this project (resources for born-digital archives/electronic records programs) from last term going this year
    • Sub-committee will solicit assistance from students or early career members who are interested in working with us
  • SAA Annual Meeting
    • Two members volunteered to take the lead organizing our section meeting for SAA Annual in 2020
    • Proposed working with records management section on a joint meeting
    • Potential topics: change management, putting policies and procedures in place - marrying the practical and the ideal, GDPR requirements and transparency - how GDPR affects archivists

December 2019

  • The ERS Steering Committee did not meet in December 2019.

January 2020

  • ERS Resource Group sub-committee report
    • No updates from December
    • Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 22 for sub-committee to discuss how to proceed with the project; all are welcome to join
  • SAA Annual Meeting
    • ERS will reach out to Records Management section
    • May want to solicit feedback on our meeting format and activities from ERS members to make sure we’re planning a meeting that is valuable
    • Planning such an involved program was a lot of work in 2019; may want to scale things back this year