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Friday, August 21 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Plenary 2: The Leadership Plenary

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SAA President Kathleen Roe invites you to attend this Leadership session, at which she reflects on “The Year of Living Dangerously for Archives” (in her Presidential Address); President-Elect Dennis Meissner shares directions and initiatives for his presidential year; and Council member Helen Wong Smith introduces the SAA Council’s initiative on cultural competence for archives and archivists. 
The session also features SAA’s student scholarships and awards.

Speakers
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Dennis Meissner

SAA President 2015-2016, Minnesota Historical Society
Dennis Meissner is the Interim Deputy Director for Programs at the Minnesota Historical Society and a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists. Most of his archival career has focused on the arrangement, description, and the larger management of archival materials, including their... Read More →
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Kathleen Roe

Director of Operations (Retired), New York State Archives (Retired)
SAA past-president, 2014-2015. Director of Archives and Records Management Operations at the NY State Archives (retired). Holds advanced degrees in History from Michigan State University and in library/archival administration from Wayne State University. Fellow and immediate past-president... Read More →
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Helen Wong Smith

Archivist for University Records, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Helen Wong Smith, MLIS, CA, FSAA has served diverse populations in private, academic, and government collections serving diverse populations for 35+ years. While on Council she introduced Cultural Diversity Competency training to SAA and was made a Fellow in 2016.



Friday August 21, 2015 8:30am - 9:45am
Grand Ballroom A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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