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The SCAA Nominations Committee is seeking dedicated individuals to fill leadership positions in the Association. This is the perfect opportunity to give a little bit of your time back to SCAA and your fellow archivists, as well as gain valuable service experience for your vita. The Association relies on volunteers to arrange for quality professional development activities at an affordable price, to provide networking opportunities, to make available opportunities for sharing expertise and information via our blog and listserv, and to maintain a professional presence in the state.  

 

Nominations for officers are open for the following positions:

  

•     Vice President/President-Elect - the Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in case of the President's resignation or absence. The Vice President shall serve as the President-Elect and as the official Association liaison with other organizations or committees with which the Association cooperates, and shall perform other duties as requested by the President.

 

•     First Year Director - Directors in their first year shall serve on the Program Committee and perform other duties as requested by the Executive Board or President. Directors in their second year shall chair the Program Committee, coordinate arrangements for the annual meeting, and perform other duties as requested by the Executive Board or President.

 

•     Treasurer – the Treasurer shall have custody of all funds belonging to the Association and shall disburse them in accordance with the annual budget or upon the expressed authority of the Executive Board. The treasurer shall keep accurate records of all financial transactions, shall deposit and disburse funds in a timely manner, shall present current budget reports at each meeting of the Executive Board and at the business meeting, and shall present for Executive Board approval a final written budget report at the end of the fiscal year. The treasurer shall present for Executive Board approval a proposed budget for the following year at the first meeting of each fiscal year.

 

•     Membership Officer  the Membership Officer shall oversee the maintenance of membership lists, send out dues notices, and contact those members who do not renew. The membership officer shall also serve as the chair of the membership committee. The membership committee will actively solicit new members, including staffing an information table at the Association’s meetings. The membership committee will notify archival and manuscript institutions of the Association’s meetings and encourage their participation and membership in the Association. The membership committee will issue an annual membership directory.

 

Please consider running for one of the positions above. Or if you know of a colleague who would make a good candidate, please contact a member of the Nominating Committee: Jim Cross (Chair) at jcross@clemson.edu, Kathelene Smith at kmsmi24@uncg.edu, or Haley Doty Vaden at DotyVadenHC@charlestoncpw.com. Deadline to submit a nomination is August 31, 2021.