Welcome to the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Membership Blog! The blog shares the work of the SAA Membership Committee and its Key Contacts, Career Development, and Mentoring programs; highlights the perspectives and experiences of SAA members; and shares resources about SAA and archival work.
This post is from Alison Clemens (she/they). Alison is the Head of Processing at Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University, and serves as chair of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Membership Committee. Alison also serves on the SAA Nominating Committee, the SAA Archival Workers Emergency Fund Organizing Committee, the Diversity Committee of the Rare Books … Continue reading SAA Committee Member Highlights: Alison Clemens
Robert Perret is the Special Collections Librarian at the University of Idaho Special Collections and Archives and Vice President of Northwest Archivists. What do you like most about your work? What’s most challenging? I like that there are constant discoveries to be made. Often, I am the first person to open a box in decades, … Continue reading Career Journeys: Robert Perret
Rachel Vagts is the Manager of Special Collections and Digital Archives, Denver Public Library in Denver, CO. Rachel is an active member of the Society of American Archivists and past president of SAA. She also participated in the Archives Leadership Institute, Midwest Archives Conference, and Consortium of Iowa Archivists. What are your main responsibilities as … Continue reading Career Journeys: Rachel Vagts