Career Achievement Award

Award Description and Criteria

The Career Achievement Award recognizes SCA members who have had an outstanding career in the archival endeavor. Nominees must have contributed in significant ways to the profession, such as establishing archives, teaching, and/or writing in the archival field. Nominees should meet as many of the following criteria as possible: 

  • Creativity or innovation in approaching one's professional work
  • Development of archives, teaching, and/or writing in the archival field that has an impact on a community
  • Commitment to the advancement of the archival enterprise and/or professional knowledge through traditional or emerging methods of information sharing
  • Establishment or significant contribution to a professional archival program

Nomination Form The nominating process for AGM 2020 is closed.

Career Achievement Award recipients:


2019      Jim Hofer

2017      Peter Blodgett

2016      Lynn Downey

2014      Chuck Wilson

2013      Larry Burgess

2011      Dave Smith (initial award)


To contact the Awards Committee, please visit the SCA Committees page.


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