OCLC Research Program Officer Jackie Dooley Elected Vice President/President Elect of Society of American Archivists

 
Her one-year term as Vice President will begin in August, and she will serve as SAA's 68th President in 2012-2013.

The Society of American Archivists (SAA) is a Chicago-based national professional organization founded in 1963 that represents more than 6,000 individual and institutional members. Its mission is to serve the education and information needs of its members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of the nation's historical record.

Jackie Dooley is an OCLC Research program officer who leads projects to inform and improve professional archival practice. She is an internationally recognized expert in archives, rare books, visual materials and other special collections and has been a member of SAA for 25 years. She has served in a variety of SAA leadership positions; she was named a Fellow in 2000 and served on the SAA Council from 2000 to 2003. She has also chaired the Publications Board, Program Committee, and Nominating Committee. She is eager to join current leaders in continuing to carry out SAA's strategic priorities of technology, diversity, and public awareness, as well as its core values.

More Information

Full OCLC News Release
http://www.oclc.org/news/releases/2011/201123.htm

About Jackie Dooley
http://www.oclc.org/research/people/dooley.htm

About the Society of American Archivists
http://www2.archivists.org/

For more information:

Jackie Dooley
Program Officer
OCLC Research
dooleyj@oclc.org
+1-949-295-1529

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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