Ballot Set for 2022 SAA Election

November 18, 2021—The following candidates are slated for SAA's 2022 election. Information about each candidate will be posted to the SAA website in February.

Vice President/President-Elect

  • Ricardo Punzalan 
    University of Michigan
  • Helen Wong Smith
    University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Hamilton Library


  • Krystal Appiah
    University of Virginia Library
  • Itza Carbajal
    University of Washington, Information School
  • Jillian Cuellar
    Tulane University
  • Jennifer Johnson
    Cargill Incorporated
  • Chela Scott Weber
    OCLC Research
  • Lydia Tang

Nominating Committee

  • Cesar Gallegos
    Walt Disney Archives
  • Louis Jones
    Wayne State University
  • Carli V. Lowe
    San José State University
  • Jessica C. Neal
    Williams College
  • Brittany Newberry
    Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
  • Shannon O'Neill
    New York University

Any eligible member of SAA may also be placed on the ballot by submitting a petition signed by fifty individual members; petitions must be received in the SAA office by February 10, 2022.

The online ballot will be administered by SAA's election service provider, Survey & Ballot Systems, in late March.