Call for CAA Steering Candidates

10 Feb 2022 3:06 PM | Leanna Barcelona (Administrator)

CAAers, we are currently seeking candidates to run for the CAA Steering Committee!

Serving on Steering is a great way to meet fellow archivists, hone your leadership skills, and get an "insider's view" into the running of a non-profit organization--all in service to the profession! This is a great time to get involved as well, as CAA will be celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the year ahead and there are lots of changes afoot. The past couple years have called for new ways of operating and connecting with our colleagues, and we will continue to strive to adapt and grow as an organization.

Regular responsibilities

  • About one meeting per month.
  • Leadership roles (everyone shall choose one role): treasurer, vice chair, secretary, subcommittee and interest groups liaisons, communications specialist.
  • Routine communication with fellow Steering members via Slack channels.
  • Assist in developing new policies and procedures for the CAA.
  • Monthly time commitment of about 5 hours per month, with a little more during the "busy period" of December through March.

Who can run?

Any CAA member in good standing can run for Steering committee.

How to run?

Simply submit a brief (1-2 paragraph) Statement of Interest outlining your background and motivation for serving on the Steering Committee to  info@chicagoarchivists.org. Please include your full name, title, place of work (if applicable), and preferred contact phone and email address. 

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5pm.

Any questions? Please email us at info@chicagoarchivists.org

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