SAA Forum: Changes to SAA Sections

March 12, 2024—Mark your calendar! Join the SAA Section Health Assessment Working Group for a forum to discuss the results of the Section Health Assessment survey and upcoming changes to SAA sections.

This survey and subsequent changes are part of a multi-year initiative to assess sections’ health and their effectiveness meeting members’ needs. Over the course of the year, Council liaisons will work with their assigned sections for which a decision to transition was made.

A summary of the survey, its findings, and the sections affected can be found here

Wednesday, March 20

1:00 p.m. CT / 11:00 a.m. PST / 8:00 a.m. HST

The Section Health Assessment Working Group—Lydia Tang, Joyce Gabiola, Jasmine Jones, Dominque Luster, Alison Clemens, and Michelle Ganz—as well as president Helen Wong Smith and chief executive officer Jacqualine Price Osafo will be available to review upcoming changes and answer questions.

Questions? Contact the Section Health Assessment Working Group at

3/14 Update: Please find the Guidelines for SAA Sections on Merging, Transitioning to a Discussion Group, and Sunsetting here.