The SCA Nominating Committee is reopening nominations for the following positions:
Due to the limited timeframe remaining for us to find candidates for these two positions, we are seeking in particular self-nominations from those that are willing to run for office; however, we will also accept nominations of colleagues.
Submit your name or the name of a colleague by completing the SCA Candidate Nominating Form by January 21, 2022: https://forms.gle/zuGC8W4XerKjrLsq9
SCA service is a great way to have an impact on the archival profession in California and provides opportunities to engage with your colleagues while sharing, learning, and developing leadership skills. Furthermore, it's a chance to work with a team of wonderful archival colleagues from around the state.
More information about each of these positions and their responsibilities can be found in the SCA Handbook, sections 2-2 and 2-5, (http://www.calarchivists.org/About_SCA/Handbook_Bylaws) or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you have about service in SCA.
SCA Nominating Committee
Tanya Hollis (Chair)
The 2022 AGM Call for Proposals has been extended! Proposals are due by Monday, January 10, 2022 (11:59p PT).
The Society of California Archivists (SCA) invites you to submit session proposals for the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM)! It will be held IN-PERSON from May 18-21 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel.
The Program Committee invites your submissions, especially those based on next year’s theme Archives Represent. The theme can be broadly interpreted as what archives should, do, and could represent, such as:
Other aspects of archival practice and research are also welcomed.
First-time presenters, current graduate students, early-career professionals, lone arrangers, community members, and other individuals who work with archival materials in less traditional or unconventional roles are encouraged to apply.
SUBMIT YOUR 2022 SCA-AGM PROPOSALS HERE. Or if you have a session topic in mind and want to reach out to possible co-presenters, feel free to use this AGM Session Idea Sheet to help make connections.
The deadline for proposals is Monday, January 10, 2022 (11:59p PT).
We look forward to seeing you all in Palm Spring!!!
- The 2022 SCA-AGM Program Committee
The Society of California Archivists (SCA) is now accepting applications for two scholarships that provide SCA members with financial assistance for continuing education in California and outside the state.
The Walter P. Gray III Scholarship provides up to $500 per event for members to attend SCA-sponsored continuing education workshops or other training offered in California or online to enhance their professional training. All SCA members in good standing who have limited or no access to institutional funding for continuing education may apply. For more information and to apply: https://calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships/Gray
The Lynn A. Bonfield Professional Development Scholarship provides members up to $1,000 per event to attend in-person training and educational opportunities that are independent of SCA sponsored events, whether in California or out of state. All SCA members in good standing who have limited or no access to institutional funding for continuing education may apply. For more information and to apply: https://calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships/Bonfield
For both scholarships, complete application materials must be received at least three weeks (21 days) prior to the event
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The Society of California Archivists (SCA) is currently accepting nominations for the Sustained Service Award, first initiated and awarded on the 20th anniversary of SCA in 1991.
Please consider submitting nominations to recognize colleagues for their prolonged and quality service to the Society of California Archivists. The award will be presented during the 2022 SCA Annual General Meeting at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, held May 18-21, 2022 (https://calarchivists.org/AGM-2022).
Nominees should meet as many of the following criteria as possible:
For the nomination form and additional information, please visit: https://www.calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships/Sustained-Service
All applications must be submitted no later than Monday, February 28, 2022.
Please let me know if you have any questions about this award or the nomination form.
SCA Awards Committee
The Society of California Archivists (SCA) is now accepting applications for the James V. Mink Scholarship! Applications can be submitted through February 28, 2022.
The Mink Scholarship provides financial support for an archival studies student or recent graduate to attend the 2022 SCA Annual General Meeting (AGM), plus a pre-conference workshop. James V. Mink was the first president of the Society of California Archivists, and a long-serving archivist at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a passionate advocate of archival education.
The scholarship of $1,500 covers conference and workshop registration, and assists with any travel, lodging, and food expenses; the post-registration balance will be awarded as a check. The recipient will be recognized and introduced at an Awards Ceremony during the AGM. 2022’s AGM will be held from May 18-21 in Palm Springs, CA (https://www.calarchivists.org/AGM-2022).
For more information and the online application, please visit: https://calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships/Mink
All applicants must submit an application form, a resume or CV, and a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the applicant's goals in the archival profession.
Additionally, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
Scholarship recipients are required to write a brief article for the SCA Newsletter following the AGM, introducing themselves and describing their conference experience.
Please contact the Awards Committee at email@example.com if you have any questions. Thanks!
The Society of California Archivists (SCA) is now accepting nominations for the Archives Appreciation Award until February 28, 2022!
Please consider recognizing an agency, organization or institution that has provided extraordinary support for archival programs of all sorts by completing the 2022 Archives Appreciation Nomination form before the February 28th deadline!
The award will be presented during the 2022 SCA Annual General Meeting at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, held May 18-21, 2022 (https://calarchivists.org/AGM-2022).
Remember, these archival programs can include arrangement and description programs, public service programs, reference, exhibits, or outreach. The award is sponsored by our longtime partner Hollinger Metal Edge, Inc. Nominees should meet as many of the following criteria as possible:
For the nomination form and information about this award and others, visit the SCA website at: http://www.calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships.
Wishing you all a peaceful, healthy, and safe holiday season!
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