Annual Members' Meeting Wrap Up

01 Apr 2016 1:08 PM | Gretchen Neidhardt
Thanks to everyone who came out on Wednesday! The Steering Committee will send out the official minutes soon, but in the meantime here are the meeting highlights:
  • The Steering Committee shared our annual report for 2015
  • The Events, Outreach, and Professional Development subcommittees shared all of the great projects they worked on this year. All committees, but particularly Events and Professional Development, put out a call for new volunteers
    • Aaisha Haykal and Hathaway Hester will continue as co-chairs for Professional Development
    • Erin Matson will be the new chair of Outreach
    • Kristin MacDonough and Laura Alagna will be the new co-chairs of Events
  • Morgen MacIntosh Hodgetts shared a report from last year's very successful Chicago Open Archives!
  • Sarah Yarrito and Amy Belotti shared this year's COA theme (Yours to Explore), dates (Oct. 6-8) and noted that we will start soliciting participating sites very soon
  • We shared the results of our member survey, including a summary
  • Four members are running for the four open spots on the Steering Committee - we'll vote next week for Drew Davis (incumbent), George Kutsunis (incumbent), Greer Martin, and Martin Firestein
  • The bid to host MAC in Chicago in 2018 is well underway

Thanks to everyone again and here's to a great 2016 with CAA!

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