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.
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.
Professional Development, Education, and 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. 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.
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.
Members of the committee collect and write articles for inclusion in the newsletter, maintain the NWA website and social media sites, develop projects for promoting archives and archival programs, and coordinate Archives Month grants. The Communications Committee Chair is an ex officio committee member. Other members are appointed by the Chair.
The purpose of interest groups is to give members a chance to gather around a common archival subject or topic in the northwest region. Please note that membership is not limited to members of Northwest Archivists. See Guidelines for more information.
Please complete the Interest Group Template and Petition and submit it along with any additional supporting material to the current president of Northwest Archivists. The creation of interest groups is at the discretion of the Executive Board of Northwest Archivists and each petition is judged on its individual merit, based on the information provided in the petition. Submission of this petition does not guarantee or imply an interest group’s formation.
Here is a list of current interest groups: