A Call to Service in Your Professional Association

March 2003 

SAA Vice President Timothy Ericson has named Deborah Mieko Burns of the Japanese American Service Committee and Edward L. Galvin of Syracuse University as co-chairs of the SAA Appointments Committee to solicit nominees and applications for vacancies on existing committees, boards, representatives, internships, and other groups within the SAA governing structure. Those who are unfamiliar with the appointments process or the governing structure of SAA can find information on the online Leadership List.

Anyone interested in serving on a particular committee or other group, or in nominating a colleague for a position should provide the following information:

  1. Your name or the name of your nominee
  2. Mailing Address
  3. Telephone
  4. Fax
  5. E-mail
  6. Current Position
  7. Name of committee of other group in which you are interested, including relevant background information and an indications of your capacity to serve on the particular group.
  8. Previous assignments on committees or other groups in the SAA or with another archival organization.

The Appointments Committee has as its goal to have all vacancies filled by August in time for SAA's 2003 annual meeting in Los Angeles. Please take advantage of this excellent way to become more involved in SAA and to help develop or improve programs important to the archival profession. Volunteer or submit nominations to either of the co-chairs:

Deborah Mieko Burns,
Japanese American Service Committee
4427 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773/275-0097 ext. 22
fax 773/275-0958

Edward L. Galvin
Archives and Records Management
Syracuse University
611 Bird Library
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
fax 315/443-4053