Call for Nominations: EAD Roundtable Co-Chair

The EAD Roundtable is seeking nominations for a new Co-Chair Elect.

Under the SAA model for roundtable leadership, the newly elected Co-Chair will serve a two-year term, the first with the incumbent Co-Chair and the second with the new incoming Co-Chair. 

The responsibilities of the Co-Chairs are:

  • All administrative tasks, including information sharing, coordinating elections, and planning and leading the annual meeting
  • Acting as a liaison to other groups and to SAA leadership
  • Serving as an ex officio member on the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAD) of the Standards Committee
  • Acting as webmaster, which includes maintenance of the EAD Help Pages

Roundtable leadership is a great way to become acquainted with the inner workings of SAA and to get to know your EAD colleagues. If you are interested in nominating someone for this position, please send his or her name, email address, and institutional affiliation to Hillel Arnold ( Self-nominations are also encouraged. All candidates will be asked to provide a brief statement. Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2012.

If you would like additional information about the responsibilities of the Vice Chair and Chair, please contact current Co-Chairs Hillel Arnold ( or Mark Matienzo (