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Thursday, August 20 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
SESSION 210 - Public Policy: How SAA Comes to a Position

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As SAA gains a more active voice within the public policy arena, the way in which its positions are created requires both education and discussion. Individuals representing varying perspectives begin a conversation about the hows and whys of creating public policy positions within the Society.  The speakers don’t debate the merits/demerits of a particular issue, but look at the process and reasoning used in reaching a decision about a particular issue. Audience participation is crucial!

Speakers
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Danna Bell

Educational Resource Specialist, The Library of Congress
Danna C. Bell served as president of the Society of American Archivists from 2013-2014. She was able to combine two of her passions, reference and access for patrons and professional development for archivists when she along with Mary Wolfskill created and taught the Real World Reference Workshop. Bell has also served on SAA Council, Nominations and Elections, several program committees and on what was then the Committee on Education and... Read More →
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Frank Boles

Director, Central Michigan University
For the past three years Frank Boles has co-chaired SAA's Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy. His role has given him significant insight into how SAA drafts, reviews, and adopts public policy positions. | Boles has been the director of Central Michigan University's Clarke Historical Library since 1991. Previously, he worked at the University of Michigan, the Chicago Historical Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, an... Read More →
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Christine George

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Christine Anne George is the Archivist & Faculty Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library at SUNY Buffalo. She received her B.A. from Bard College, her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, and her M.S.I.S. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Information.
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Amy Lazarus

Processing Archivist, College of Charleston
Amy Lazarus is currently the Jewish Heritage Collection processing archivist at the College of Charleston Special Collections, where she previously served as the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection processing archivist. Prior to working at the College of Charleston, Amy worked as an archivist for History Associates Inc. She is currently a member of the SAA's Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy and the CoSA/NAGARA/SAA Joint Working... Read More →
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Phoebe Letocha

Collections Management Archivist, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Phoebe Evans Letocha is Collections Management Archivist at the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, which is the institutional repository for the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the schools of medicine, nursing, and public health at the Johns Hopkins University. She oversees the preservation and processing of institutional records and collections of personal papers, still photographs, and moving images. Recent... Read More →
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Sarah Quigley

Manuscript Archivist, The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Then Outreach Manager of the Society of Georgia Archivists | | Sarah Quigley is a Manuscript Archivist at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University. She is currently the President of the Society of Georgia Archivists, past chair of SAA's Issues and Advocacy Roundtable, and a new member of the Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy (CAPP). She has an MS in Information Studies and a BA in History, both... Read More →


Thursday August 20, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Room 20 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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