Join the Reference, Access & Outreach Section Leadership Team!

The 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee for SAA’s Reference, Access and Outreach (RAO) Section is accepting nominations for candidates to run for Steering Committee membership (2 positions) and Vice Chair/Chair-Elect. RAO is committed to developing a diverse slate of candidates with a variety of backgrounds, from a range of institutions, and with an array of experience.

Nominees must be current members of the Society of American Archivists and the Reference, Access and Outreach Section to be considered by the committee. Steering Committee members serve a two-year term, with the appointment beginning at the annual meeting. The Vice Chair/Chair-Elect position is a three-year service commitment, with the elected person serving for one year as Vice Chair, succeeding automatically to the office of Chair for the following year, and concluding service with a third year on the Steering Committee as the Past Chair. To nominate yourself or others for Steering Committee or Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, please use this form (

The deadline for submitting nominations is March 25, 2016. The committee will review all nominations to select a fabulous slate of candidates for the 2016 election. If you have questions about the nomination process or about serving as a leader for RAO, please contact members of the 2016 RAO Nominations and Elections Committee for additional information.


2016 RAO Nominations and Elections Committee
Jennifer Hecker (
Rebecca Petersen May (
Lisa Sjoberg (



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