Society of California Archivists


SCA members are encouraged to volunteer! To inquire about volunteering for a specific committee, contact its Chair.

Standing Committees
Provide essential services to SCA. Committee Chairs are not elected (exception: Nominating Committee); Chairs are appointed by the Board.
Special Committees
Provide limited-time services as ad hoc committees, or task force groups, established by the Board.
External Relations
Provide representation of SCA for allied groups and endeavors.

Standing Committees

Administers SCA's various awards; develops criteria for the awards, promotes the awards, and selects recipients.
Julie Graham, 2017-2020
Communications and Outreach
Disseminates information about the archival profession and about SCA activities to allied organizations and professions and the public. Also Designs, maintains and updates the SCA website, and SCA social media sites, to facilitate communication among SCA members and others.
Charla DelaCuadra,  2016-2019
Huntington Library  (626) 405-2100 x 2508

Jack Doran, 2015-2018
Hoover Institute  (650) 497-7431

Vice Chair:
Kelsi Evans
University of California San Francisco
Fund-raises to support SCA's activities and programs, through both member gifts and outside funding sources.
Judith Downie, 2016-2019
California State University San Marcos  (760)-750-4374

Danielle Scott Taylor, 2015-2018
Hoover Institution Library and Archives  (650) 723-3428
Provides archival education and professional development; coordinates several workshops each year, analyzes the educational needs of SCA members, and pursues other training opportunities.
Katie Richardson, 2015-2018
University Library, Cal Poly Pomona  (909) 869-3109

Marie Silva, 2016-2019
California Historical Society  (415) 357-1848, ext. 228
Conducts annual elections for SCA Board member positions.
Rand Boyd, 2016-2019
Chapman University  (714) 532-7711
Finance and Investment
Manages SCA’s assets; advises the Board of SCA's financial outlook.
Kate Tasker, Treasurer
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley  (510) 643-2886
Government Affairs
Monitors national, state and local legislation, governmental funding agencies, political appointments, and political issues of interest to archivists; coordinates special governmental projects.
Genevieve Preston, 2017-2020
Local Arrangements (AGM)
Manages all physical arrangements of the Annual General Meeting (hotel, event venues, catering, travel, etc).
Tanya Hollis, 2017-2018
Labor Archives and Research Center (415)405-5570

Alex Post, 2017-2018
F.W. Olin Library, Mills College (415)553-3434
Solicits new members, renews existing memberships, manages the current interests and concerns of the membership, and encourages participation in SCA activities and programs.

Christy Horton, Membership Director
Wells Fargo Corporate Archives  (415) 396-0218

Vice Chair for Member-Initiated Events:
Jessica Gambling
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Solicits candidates for SCA Board member positions, prepares a slate of candidates for offices falling vacant within a given year. (This is the only committee whose members are elected.)
Mattie Taormina,  2017-2018
Sutro Library, California State Library   (415) 469-6102


Rebecca Fenning, 2017-2020

Tanya Hollis, 2016-2018
Labor Archives, San Francisco State University   (415) 405-5570
Program (AGM)
Plans and presents the program of the Annual General Meeting; develops a theme, contacts speaker candidates, solicits and reviews session proposals.
Teresa Mora, Vice President/President Elect
University of California, Santa Cruz   (831) 459-4425 
Develops, produces and markets SCA’s publications: the SCA Newsletter, the Directory of Archival and Manuscript Repositories in California, and other publications.
Joanna Black, 2016-2019
GLBT Historical Society
Site Selection (AGM)
Locates and recommends to the Board options for hotel sites for the Annual General Meeting in the city or area designated by the Board, according to prescribed criteria.
Eric Milenkiewicz, 2015-2018
University of California, Riverside (951) 827-4942

Michele Morgan, 2017-2020

Western Archives Institute Joint Management
Plans, develops, and oversees the Western Archives Institute (WAI), a two-week archival training program held each summer; consists of representatives from the California State Archives, SCA Board and WAI.
Kira Dres, Adminstrator
California State Archives  (916) 695-1393

Special Committees

Membership and Website Management Task Force

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


Strategic Planning Task Force
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,  2011-2013
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco  (415) 974-3217
Chuck Wilson,  2011-2013
Consultant  (951) 686-7870

External Relations

California Historical Records Advisory Board (CHRAB)
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.
SCA representative
Sue Hodson, The Huntington Library  (626) 405-2205

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