Provide essential services to SCA. Committee Chairs are not elected (exception: Nominating Committee); Chairs are appointed by the Board.
Provide limited-time services as ad hoc committees, or task force groups, established by the Board.
Provide representation for SCA on allied groups and endeavors; Representatives are appointed by the Board.
SCA Golden (50th) Anniversary Special Committee (2019-2021)
This special committee is tasked with creating, compiling, preparing, and disseminating content to membership and the general public alike in recognition of the SCA Golden (50th) Anniversary that will occur in 2021.
Task Force on Labor Issues within the Profession (2019-2021)
Started in 2019, this special committee is tasked with reviewing labor issues within the archival profession. Specifically the Board is interested in gathering information on how labor issues might result in barriers to entry into the profession, opportunities for professional growth, and retention, and for the task force to suggest ways SCA can better advocate for its membership in this regard.
Courtney Dean and George Thompson
Task Force on Professional Ethics and Inclusion (2017-2018)
Started in 2017, this special committee was tasked with reviewing the SCA’s need for a code of conduct and to review the society’s websites, programs, policies and statements regarding the need for more inclusive language.
Chris Marino and Robin Chandler
Membership and Website Management Task Force (2016-2018)
Started in 2016, this special committee was tasked with reviewing SCA's needs regarding our website functionality, membership, and events management. The task force will evaluate software vendors who could meet those needs, including Wild Apricot, and then recommend the best options to the SCA Board.
Laura O'Hara and Maggie Hughes
Western Archives Institute Joint Program Task Force (2014-2015)
The WAI Joint Program Task Force was appointed by the SCA President in August 2014. The charge of the Task Force was to examine the future of the Western Archives Institute and implement changes to ensure the long-term relevance and sustainability of the program.
Brooke Black and Teresa Mora
Strategic Planning Task Force (2011-2013)
Started in 2011, this special committee was tasked with learning and shaping SCA's future direction, which we do roughly every ten years.
Anne Hall and Chuck Wilson
As the central advisory body for historical records in California, CHRAB carries out statewide planning and assessment activities, facilitates cooperation among historical record-keepers within the state, and serves as a state-level reviewer of NHPRC grant applications.
The California Preservation Program (CPP) provides information, education, and expert assistance on preservation of collections to libraries, archives, historical societies, history museums, and records repositories in California.