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Call for Visual Materials Section Steering Committee nominations - Due June 15

  • 1.  Call for Visual Materials Section Steering Committee nominations - Due June 15

    Posted Jun 04, 2021 04:25 PM

    Good morning colleagues,

    Are you looking for a new professional development opportunity or a way to service the archival community? Why not serve on the SAA Visual Materials Section Steering Committee? Now is your chance to run for office and/or nominate a colleague! This year we have two opportunities are available:

    • Chair-Elect -- Serves one year as assistant to the Chair and then the next year is Section Chair!
    • Member-At-Large -- Serves a three-year term and simply assists where needed.

    For more information on the roles of these two offices, please see the Standing Rules (https://www2.archivists.org/groups/visual-materials-section/standing-rules) and/or ask yours truly (maharper@austin.utexas.edu) or Sandra Varry (mailto:varry.sandra@gmail.com), this year's Elections Work Group.

    To make a nomination, please just make sure the person is interested in running and willing to serve if elected, then e-mail either your or the person's name and contact information to me before June 15. What we'll need to populate the ballot are:

    • Candidate's name
    • Job title and institution (if applicable)
    • VMS position sought
    • Brief biography and candidate statement (1-2 paragraphs)

    Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!



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    Mary Alice Harper
    Head of Description and Access, Visual Materials
    Harry Ransom Center
    www.hrc.utexas.edu
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