Council Resolution Honoring Wilda Logan, CA, FSAA

August 17, 2018

WHEREAS Wilda Logan, CA, FSAA, has had a distinguished career as an archivist, beginning with her work at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, and spanning more than 30 years with the National Archives and Records Administration; and

WHEREAS Wilda has been a member of the Society of American Archivists since 1978 and was named a Distinguished Fellow in 2006; and

WHEREAS Wilda has provided leadership to the Society in numerous roles, including as a founding member of the Minorities Roundtable (now the  Archivists and Archives of Color Section) in 1987; as a member of the SAA Council from 1998 to 2001; and as a member of a staggering number of appointed groups, including the Program Committee,  Membership Committee, Nominating Committee, Status of Women Committee, Committee on Institutional Evaluation and Development, Colonial Dames Scholarship Committee, Diversity Committee, Committee on Professional Education and Development, Appointments Committee, and ARL/SAA Mosaic Program Selection Committee; and

WHEREAS Wilda has consistently and faithfully championed SAA and the SAA Foundation, supporting both with her financial contributions and her time, including her current service as a member of the SAA Foundation Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS Wilda is an agent of change who has had a strong and guiding influence on the profession and on archivists around the country through her efforts in recruiting, mentoring, and preparing countless archivists for involvement in the profession and in SAA, especially archivists of color and NARA employees;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Society of American Archivists recognizes and thanks Wilda Logan for her knowledge, expertise, passion, straightforward honesty, and outstanding service to SAA, the SAA Foundation, and the archives profession.