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Update to the 2020 SAA Election

  • 1.  Update to the 2020 SAA Election

    Posted Jan 16, 2020 04:04 PM

    By petition of 52 SAA members and in accordance with the SAA bylaws (Section 5.C.), Kris Kiesling of the University of Minnesota will join the slate of candidates to be considered for the position of Vice President/President-Elect in the 2020 election.

    As noted in the SAA bylaws, Section 5.C., "The Nominating Committee shall put forth a minimum of two (2) nominees from the eligible membership for each vacancy. The Nominating Committee shall notify the membership of the names of the nominees through the January/February issue of the Society's newsletter. An eligible member may also be placed on the ballot by submission of a petition signed by fifty (50) individual members. Such petitions must be received in the executive office by February 10." The petition nominating Kiesling was received on January 10.

    See the revised slate for the 2020 election below. Information about each candidate will be posted to the SAA website in February. 

    Vice President/President-Elect

    • Courtney Chartier
      Emory University
    • Joyce Gabiola
      Unaffiliated
    • Kris Kiesling
      University of Minnesota

    Council

    • Janet Carleton
      Ohio University
    • Adriana P. Cuervo
      Rutgers University
    • Stephen R. Curley
      National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition
    • Derek T. Mosley
      Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
    • Rachel E. Winston
      The University of Texas at Austin
    • Katherine Wisser
      Simmons University School of Library and Information Science 

    Nominating Committee

    • Michael Barera
      The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Itza A. Carbajal
      The University of Texas at Austin LLILAS Benson
    • Raquel Flores-Clemons
      Chicago State University
    • Valencia L. Johnson
      Princeton University Library
    • Helen Kim
      Getty Research Institute
    • Karen Trivette
      Fashion Institute of Technology-State University of New York

    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, 2020.

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


    See this news item on the SAA website. 



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