SAA Forum: Constitution & Bylaws Amendments

A recording of this event is now available here.



December 20, 2022—Mark your calendar! Join the SAA Council for an open forum to discuss proposed revisions to the SAA constitution and bylaws.

This is the first time in many years that the Council has conducted a comprehensive review and revision of all aspects of the constitution and bylaws. Given current best practices, it is important to align both documents into one and make sure all content is consistent with the practices of SAA. 

A full draft of the proposed revisions, as well as FAQs about the changes, will be available soon for an open comment period. 

Thursday, January 5, 2023
3:30 pm EST / 12:30 pm PST / 10:30 am HST 

RSVP required for Zoom security. 

The SAA Executive Committeepresident Terry Baxter, vice president Helen Wong Smith, treasurer Sharmila Bhatia, executive committee member Derek Mosley, and executive director Jacqualine Price Osafo—will be available to answer questions about the amendments as well as gather comments. 

These proposed revisions will be put forward in an all-member referendum in conjunction with the next SAA election ballot, to be issued in spring 2023. All full individual membersstudent members, and primary contacts of institutional members who are in good standing on March 1, 2023, will be eligible to vote in the election and referendum.

Questions? Contact the SAA President at or staff at