• February 07, 2024 5:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We have four offices to fill from our slate of candidates. Each candidate has provided a brief bio, statement, and responded to a specific question related to the office for which they are running. Below is a brief description of each position on the ballot this year.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    Vice-President/President Elect

    The elected candidate serves the first year as the Vice-president and as the program chair for the Society's annual general meeting, and assists or substitutes as the President, as needed. The Vice-president is President-elect, and automatically becomes President on the expiration of the President's term. This is a three-year commitment.

    Candidate Statement


    The Treasurer is responsible for all financial transactions of SCA, for keeping an accurate record of those transactions, and reporting to the Board of Directors and the general membership on the financial condition of the organization. The work of collecting, disbursing, and accounting for funds may be delegated by the Treasurer; however, the Treasurer is responsible for ensuring that the delegated activities are properly carried out and the reports are accurate. This is a two-year commitment.

    Candidate Statement


    The Director-at-Large attends quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors, serves as a liaison to the WAI Joint Management Committee, and actively participates in the work of the Society and its committees. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the President. This is a two-year commitment.

    Candidate Statement

    Nominating Committee

    The Nominating Committee solicits candidates for the SCA Board of Directors and prepares a slate of candidates for offices falling vacant within a given year. The three-member committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President. This is a two-year commitment.

    Candidate Statement

    Eligibility and Voting Guidelines

    All members in good standing before February 12, 2024, will be eligible to vote. Members who join or renew while the election is open (February 12, 2024, through March 22, 2024), will be sent a personalized link to participate in the election. See the SCA website for membership information.

    Contact the chair of the Election Committee, Rebecca Leung, at elections@calarchivists.org with any questions.

  • January 29, 2024 5:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    When you attend a virtual conference, are you bummed to not see fellow archivists face-to-face? Well, let's fix that together! The Society of California Archivists Program Committee is seeking local volunteers to organize informal, no-host, in-person meet-ups the week of our Annual General Meeting, Pivoting: Responding to Changes in the Archives, from April 15th-19th, 2024.

    If interested, please fill out the form here, and we'll be in touch soon!


    Mallory Furnier

    SCA AGM Program Committee Vice Chair, 2024

  • January 29, 2024 5:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Colleagues,

    The SCA newsletter is seeking articles and notices about your activities and accomplishments for the Spring issue. The newsletter relies entirely on submissions from community members, so please share your news with the California archives community. We all enjoy reading what members of our community are up to. Submissions on any topics of interest to the California archives community are welcome. We would love to have short news and events items from repositories and archivists throughout the state.

    Please review all submission guidelines online. 

    The deadline for submissions is Sunday, February 25, 2024. Email your submissions to newsletter@calarchivists.org. Be sure to include your repository name, location, and contact information.

    For more information, please contact the newsletter editors at newsletter@calarchivists.org.

    Thank you for sharing!


    The SCA Newsletter team
  • January 12, 2024 6:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    In David Keller's article, "Tom Connors - An Appreciation," published in the Winter 2024 SCA Newsletter, there was an error on page 6. Michelle Dolbec is the archivist who worked for Hydro Quebec and then with the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC, not Tom Connors.

    Please see http://www.calarchivists.org/Publications/SCANewsletter for the corrected version of this article.

    We are excited to announce the publication of the Winter 2022 SCA Newsletter!

    It is now online at http://www.calarchivists.org/Publications/SCANewsletter.

    Thank you to all those who submitted articles and news items for this issue. Another issue will be coming out this spring, so please consider submitting an article or some news about your work. A call for submissions will go out shortly.

    Happy reading!
    Marissa Friedman, Sue Luftschein, Kelli Roisman, Shaula Stephenson, Sue Tyson and Alison Quirion

    SCA Newsletter Team

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