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Friday, August 2 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
SAA Leadership Orientation and Forum

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Each year all SAA component group leaders are invited to attend an interactive forum that connects experienced leaders with new ones in an effort to help you gain an understanding of your roles and responsibilities as the leader of a board, committee, working group, task force,or section—and to enhance your effectiveness! To view the information presented at previous forums: https://www2.archivists.org/governance/leadershipresources/leadershiporientationandforum .

Attendance by all SAA component group chairs and vice chairs is strongly encouraged. Consider continuing your conversation over dinner with one or more colleagues!

Facilitators
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Melissa Gonzales

Director, Records Management, Houston Community College
MSLIS, Simmons College; BA, University of Texas at Austin. Certified Archivist; Digital Archives Specialist; 2014 ALI Cohort. Currently, Melissa is Director of Records Management at Houston Community College and has a background managing institutional archives and records at museums... Read More →
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Petrina D. Jackson

Director, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University
Petrina Jackson is the Director of the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries (SUL). She came to the SUL from Iowa State University, where she was head of Special Collections and University Archives. Prior to that, she served as the head of instruction... Read More →
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Ricardo L. Punzalan

Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Dr. Punzalan is an assistant professor of archives and digital curation at the University of Maryland, College Park and the current Chair of SAA's Native American Archives Section. His research examines the social impact of access to digitized ethnographic archives.

Speakers
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Harrison Inefuku

Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian, Iowa State University
Harrison W. Inefuku is the scholarly publishing services librarian at Iowa State University, where he is overseeing the devleopment of lowa State's library publishing program. He has been active with diversity and inclusion initiatives at the national level and has spoken and published... Read More →
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Terry Baxter

Archivist, Multnomah County (OR) Archives
Terry Baxter has worked as an archivist for 33 years, currently serving as archivist for Multnomah County and the Oregon Country Fair. He has done various things with SAA, Northwest Archivists, and ATALM. He loves archives and archivists very much.
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Beth Myers

Director, Smith College
Beth Myers holds an MA and PhD from Loyola University Chicago. Current director of Special Collections at Smith College, she has over 14 years of professional experience. Her current research focus concerns feminist curation in digital humanities.
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Rebecca Goldman

College Archivist, Wellesley College
College Archivist at Wellesley College, in the process of advocating to hire a project archivist. Founding chair of SNAP Section, former chair of College and University Archives Section. Forever cranky about labor practices in archives.



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