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.

2016 Chair: Elizabeth Knight


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.

2016 Chair: Meg Tuomala


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.

Chair: Max Johnson
Email: johnsmax[at]ohsu.edu


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.

2015 Chair: John Bolcer
Email: jdbolcer[at]uw.edu


Communications Committee
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.

Chair: Tiah Edmunson-Morton
Email: Tiah.Edmunson-morton[at]oregonstate.edu


Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

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


Mission and Visioning Task Force
Reviews and suggests amendments to the association's mission statement.

Chair: Diana Banning
Email: diana.banning[at]portlandoregon.gov

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