Northwest Archivists, Inc.

Standing Committees

Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee

Plans and coordinates local arrangements for the association's annual meeting. Committee chair is appointed by the president. Other members are appointed as needed by the chair.

2014 Chair: Janet Hauck
University Archivist
Whitworth University
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-4751
Email: jhauck[at]whitworth.edu

Other members: Stephanie Plowman

Annual Meeting Program Committee

Formulates and organizes session topics and speakers for the annual meeting. Program ideas or suggestions for next year's annual meeting should be submitted to the committee chair. The Chair is appointed by the president. Other members are appointed by the chair.

2014 Chair: Natalia Fernandez

Oregon Multicultural Librarian

Special Collections & Archives Research Center

121 Valley Library, Oregon State University

Corvallis OR 97331-4501

Phone: (541) 737-3653

Email: Natalia.fernandez[at]Oregonstate.edu

Awards Committee

Reviews scholarship applications and awards archival education and professional development scholarships sponsored by the association. Recognizes retiring members who have offered significant service to the organization and the profession. The Chair is appointed by the president and other members are appointed by the Chair. 


Chair: Anne LeVant Prahl

Curator of Collections

Oregon Jewish Museum

1953 NW Kearney Street

Portland, OR 97209

Phone: (503) 226-3600  x102

E-Mail: curator[at]ojm.org


Other members: Karen Peterson, Pete Asch, and Megan Moholt

 

Nominating Committee 


Recruits and reviews nominations for association's officers and board members. The ex officio chair is the past president. Two other members are appointed by the chair based on geographic representation.


2014 Chair: Janet Hauck
University Archivist
Whitworth University
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-4751
Email: jhauck[at]whitworth.edu

 

Publications Committee


Members of the committee collect and write articles for inclusion in the newsletter, maintain the NWA website and social media sites, and perform other related tasks as assigned by the Chair. 


Chair: Tiah Edmunson-Morton 

Instruction & Outreach Archivist
Special Collections & Archives Research Center

121 Valley Library, Oregon State University
Corvallis OR 97331-4501
Phone: (541) 737-7387
Email: Tiah.Edmunson-morton[at]oregonstate.edu


Other members: Emily Hughes Dominick, Mariecris Gatlabayan, Terry Baxter, Tony Kurtz, John Bolcer, Conor Casey, Barb Werelius


Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces


Advocacy Committee


Provides leadership and direction on issues and policy of importance to the archival profession both at the regional and national level. The ex officio chair is the past president. The president and vice president are also ex officio members. Other members are appointed by the chair.


2014 Chair: Janet Hauck
University Archivist
Whitworth University
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-4751
Email: jhauck[at]whitworth.edu

 

Professional Development & Education Committee


Develops a long range continuing education plan for Northwest Archivists. This committee also coordinates continuing education opportunities with other western regional archival organizations. The committee Chair is appointed by the president. Other members are appointed by the Chair.

 

Chair: Arlene Schmuland

Head, Archives & Special Collections
University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage AK 99508
Phone: (907) 786-6046
Email: arlene[at]uaa.alaska.edu

 

Mentoring Committee


Develops a mentoring program for NWA members, recruits a program coordinator, reports to the board, and reviews mentor/mentee interactions. The committee Chair is appointed by the president. Other members are appointed by the Chair.

 

Chair:  Karl McCreary

OSU Staff Archivist

121 The Valley Library

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

Phone: 541-737-0539

E-mail: karl.mccreary[at]oregonstate.edu

 

Other members: Candace Lein-Hayes, Donna McCrea, Anne Foster


Mission and Visioning Task Force

 

Reviews and suggests amendments to the association's mission statement.

 

Chair: Diana Banning

City Archivist
City of Portland Archives & Records Management

1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550
Portland OR 97207
Phone: (503) 865-4110
Email: diana.banning[at]portlandoregon.gov

 

Outreach Committee


Coordinates with other organizations on joint initiatives, develops projects for promoting archives and archival programs, coordinates Archives Month grants, and explores the use of new media in promoting archives. The Chair is appointed by the president. The Publications Committee Chair is an ex officio committee member. Other members are appointed by the Chair.

 

Chair: Brian Brown

City of Portland

1221 SW 4th Ave Room 140

Portland OR 97204

Phone: (503) 823-3558

E-mail: brian.brown[at}portlandoregon.gov

 

Other members: John Bolcer


 

 
 
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