Call for Nominations: EAD Roundtable Co-Chair and Steering Committee members

The EAD Roundtable is seeking nominations for a new Co-Chair and two new Steering Committee members. Each of these positions will serve a two-year term.

Responsibilities of the Co-Chair include the following:

  • All administrative tasks, including information sharing, coordinating elections, 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

Steering Committee members will coordinate and assist all other activities of the EAD Roundtable, such as helping to plan the annual meeting.

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 email his or her name, email address, and institutional affiliation to Self-nominations are also encouraged. All candidates will be asked to provide a brief statement. Nominations will be accepted until June 13, 2013.

If you would like additional information about the responsibilities of the Co-Chairs or Steering Committee members, please contact Hillel Arnold ( or Mark Custer (