Call for nominations! Roundtable leadership positions

As outlined in the by-laws (pasted below), we are soliciting nominations (including self-nominations) for leadership positions in the Web Archiving Roundtable.  Please submit a candidate statement to Tessa (tessa@archive.org) and Trevor (trevor_alvord@byu.edu) by August 12, 2013.  Contact me with any questions.

Tessa

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Chair: (1 individual)

●      Provides leadership for

o   Elections

o   Reporting

o   Governance

o   Meetings

●      Serves as liaison to SAA and other bodies.

●      Coordinates session proposals for annual meeting.

●      Serves as the head of the Steering Committee.

●      Fulfills all responsibilities specified in Section X: Roundtables of the SAA Governance Manual.

Vice Chair: (1 individual)

●      Gives support to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the Chair as assigned.

●      Operates as acting Chair in the absence of the Chair.

●      Serves as member of the Steering Committee.

●      Fulfills all responsibilities specified in Section X: Roundtables of the SAA Governance Manual.

Web Liaison: (1 individual)

●      Maintains and updates roundtable website, for both SAA and external sites.

●      Serves as member of the Steering Committee.

Education Coordinator: (1 individual)

●      Serves as the roundtable’s liaison to SAA Education Committee.

●      Arranges informal online meet-ups for members.

●      Prepares educational experiences, such as guest speakers, etc.

●      Serves as member of the Steering Committee.

Social Media Managers: (1-2 individual[s])

●      Coordinates and updates social media feeds utilized by the roundtable.

 Appointed positions of leadership are as follows:

Best Practices/Toolbox Committee: (3-6 individuals)

●      Creates/updates standards and promotes strategies to enhance the quality of web archiving.

●      Shares links and resources with members, providing up-to-date information regarding developments in web archiving.

The Chair will serve for a term of one year to begin immediately following the annual Society of American Archivists’ Meeting.  The Vice Chair will serve for two years, in the first year as Chair elect and in the second year as Chair.  All other positions appointed or elected shall be required to commit to a term of no more than one year.