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Sunday, August 4 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Open Forum: SAA Council Forum on Archivist Salaries

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This special forum, hosted by SAA Council members Melissa Gonzales and Steven D. Booth, will explore the notion of requiring salary information in position descriptions for jobs boards, the benefits and challenges of doing so, and the potential impact this ideal may have on the archival profession. Invited panelists and the audience will explore why professional associations should and should not take a position, and if so, how can archivists at all levels frame it to truly advocate for the profession and not harm it.

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Steven De'Juan Booth

JPC Archive Manager, Getty Research Institute
Steven De'Juan Booth (he/him) is an archivist, researcher, and co-founder of The Blackivists, a collective of trained Black memory workers ​who provide expertise on archiving and preservation practices to communities in the Chicagoland area.His work and research interests include analog and born-digital audiovisual materials, Black cultural heritage preservation, community... Read More →
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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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Greg McCoy

Senior Archivist, Procter and Gamble Corporate Archives
Greg McCoy is the Senior Archivist of P&G's Corporate Archives and Heritage Center. A P&G employee since 1992, he has served in a number of functions and roles including those in Records Management, Communications, and Global Consumer Relations. His past experiences in museums... Read More →
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Jess Farrell

Community Facilitator, Educopia Institute
Jess Farrell is a Community Facilitator for Educopia Institute, where she coordinates the Software Preservation Network and the BitCurator Consortium and is co-PI for the BitCuratorEdu project. Her roles in past positions include project manager, digital curator, corporate archivist, processing archivist, and digitization assistant. Jess received her MLIS from the University of South Carolina in 2011. She ma... Read More →
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Jim Havron

Archives and InfoSec Contractor and Consultant, Cultural Heritage Cyber Preservation
Talk to me about "cyber" and archives, GDPR, Information security in storage and in use, and general archives stuff. I am a certified archivist and a certified Information systems security professional, trying to help where the two fields meet. Ask me or debate me.I am a Lone Arranger... Read More →
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Meredith Evans

74th President, Society of American Archivists
Dr. Meredith Evans is the Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the 74th President of the Society of American Archivists. Prior to her appointment as Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in 2015, Dr. Evans served as Associate University... Read More →
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Mark Lambert

Deputy Director, Texas General Land Office
Mark Lambert is the immediate past-president of the Society of Southwest Archivists, and the director of the Texas General Land Office Archives, where he has a staff of 27 and a budget of $2 million. He has been a professional archivist for 21 years. During the Reagan era, he was... Read More →

Sunday August 4, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm CDT
Grand Salon 8, [Level 4]