SNAP Steering Committee Meeting Minutes - 2019/05/13

SNAP Steering Committee 2018-2019
Meeting 7: Monday, May 13, 2019
Time: 6 PM PT / 8 PM CT/ 9 PM ET
Platform: Discord
Attending: Elena Colon-Marrero, Gayle Schechter, Brenna Edwards, Maggie Hoffman, Tiffany Cole, Molly Brown, Kara Flynn, Joe Schill
 Absent: Laura Bell, Isaac Fellman, Stephanie Crawford, Eve Bourbeau-Allard, Virginia Seymour


  1. Chair
    1. Human Rights Archives Section Partnership: Nothing new. Next month should have new things.
    2. Austin Meeting
      1. It’s happening. Nothing new
      2. No major updates, since most sections are gearing up for elections
      3. Might scrap second panel and give first panel more time to talk (see previous meeting’s notes)
    3. Lunch Buddy and Ride-share spreadsheet
      1. Lunch Buddy:
      2. Housing/Rideshare:
      3. Start sharing! Especially the housing/rideshare sheet (the second link)
    4. SNAP elections for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary, and 3 At-Large positions
      1. Call for nominations is out! Due May 25th!
      2. We have two nominations so far 1 for secretary and 1 for At-large.
      3. Please continue pushing this and tweeting about it. If you know people please encourage them to apply.
  2. Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
    1. Unpaid Internship Survey
      1. See Discord channel for PDFs of results
      2. ~32 people would be interested in a blog post/talking more
      3. Gayle to start reaching out to people and maybe write summary blog post
  3. Blog Team - Joe
    1. Two SNAP profiles up: Elena and Brenna
    2. More coming up! Molly is a May profile
    3. Roundtable on grad programs with/without archives track also up; between Isaac, Brenna, and Joe
  4. Social Media - Tiffany
    1. Scaling back to one #snaprt for the summer, May - August
    2. Next chat is Wednesday, May 29th
      1. Co-host with SAA Committee on Public Awareness on Erasure of Archival Labor
      2. Archives Aware! Blog is run by them (check it out!)
      3. Drafting questions now, will be out at least one week before chat
  5. Additional updates?
    1. Session summary spreadsheet for the blog is in process - sign-up calls can start going out June/July
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