Tuesday, April 20, 2010

SAA-SC Elections & Other Announcements


With the end of the Spring 2010 semester, and the graduation of three officers, the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter needs new officers for the 2010-2011 academic year. It's an excellent for professional development, and a great deal of fun.

The open positions are:

Vice President
Secretary and Treasurer
Public Relations Officer

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please submit your name for candidacy to rmarrall@hawaii.edu. Submission for candidacy will continue until Thursday, April 22nd, at midnight. Friday, April 23rd, will mark the beginning of elections for SAA-SC. Further details will be announced at that time.

In other news, the SAA-SC would like to present the final educational opportunity of the semester: a tour of the library and archives in the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. The tour will occur at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 1st, and will last approximately an hour.

Also, the Hawaii Museum Association is hosting their Annual Conference on May 21st, here on Oahu at the Ford Island Conference Center. The conference offers a reasonable student rate, and promises to be very interesting. For further information, please follow this link: http://www.hawaiimuseums.org/HMAinfo_annualconf.htm.

And finally: Are you interested in becoming a certified archivist? Want to take the exam and pass with flying colors? Maja Clark, the Collections Manager for Doris Duke's Shangri La, is looking for individuals who are interested in forming a study cohort to prepare for the Academy of Certified Archivist exam. Currently, the exam is projected to occur in August 2010. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Maja Clark at mclark@ddcf.org as soon as possible. Good luck, future archivists!

Have a wonderful end of the semester, and please submit your name if you are interested in becoming an SAA officer!


Rebecca Marrall
Kim Okahara
Karen Brown
Rachel Rozdzial