Last call for co-chair nominations for Encoded Archival Standards Section

  • 1.  Last call for co-chair nominations for Encoded Archival Standards Section

    Posted Jul 19, 2021 04:04 PM

    The Encoded Archival Standards (EAS) Section is seeking candidates to fill a junior co-chair position. The successful candidate will serve a two-year term (August 2021-August 2023), becoming senior co-chair for the second year of their term. Nominees must be current members of the Society of American Archivists to be considered.


    The EAS Section has recently completed a survey regarding the use of encoded archival standards in the profession and intends to continue to use the results of that survey to inform its activities in the upcoming year. The Section will be looking to develop education and outreach opportunities to meet needs identified in the survey -- if this is something that interests you, please consider joining EAS leadership!


    Please feel free to email current co-chairs Betts Coup at and Bo Doub at with any questions regarding the nominations/election process or the current and anticipated activities of the Section.


    If interested, please submit the following by Friday, June 4, 2021, to Betts Coup, Senior Co-Chair, at

    • Candidate Name
    • Job Title and Institution
    • Headshot (optional)
    • Bio and Candidate Statement (1-2 paragraphs) describing your background and motivations for serving

    Sincerely, the leadership of the EAS Section:


    Betts Coup, Senior Co-Chair

    Bo Doub, Junior Co-Chair

    Michele Combs, Irene Gates, and Sue Luftschein, Steering Committee members

    Bo Doub
    Archival Projects Librarian
    University of Southern California Libraries
    Los Angeles, CA
    Pronouns: he, him, his