The Original Order of Things:
An AAO Monthly Newsletter
June 2022, Volume 2, Issue 6
- Tys Klumpenhouwer and MacKenzie Gott, Editors.
a. Annual General Meeting Package
A reminder that the AGM 2022 Package is available here on the AAO’s website.
b. 2022-2023 AAO Board of Directors
Dear Membership, We are pleased to announce the 2022-2023 AAO Board of Directors. Together we look forward to working alongside the Ontario archival community to uphold the values of the association. Thank you to outgoing directors for their dedication, wisdom, and contributions, especially Jennifer Grant who has served as Past President, Sara Janes who served as the Chapter Stakeholder, and Tys Klumpenhouwer who has served as Director without Portfolio.
President: Rachel E. Beattie
Vice President / President Elect: Sarah McDougall
Secretary / Treasurer: Charlotte Chaffey
Institutional Development Committee Chair: Jessica Barr
Director without Portfolio: Leslie Thomas
Director without Portfolio: Moska Rokay
Chapter Stakeholder: Charly Wreggitt
Past President: Krista McCracken
Web Administrator: Tiffany Ribeiro
c. New Podcast Archives & Things produced by an AAO Member!
For those who have not already tuned in, AAO Member Melissa J. Nelson has started a new podcast, Archives & Things. The podcast is “dedicated to exploring archival practice in the Canadian landscape… Melissa will be in conversation with members of her network who come from different backgrounds and experiences.”
d. Off the Record Needs an Editor!
Are you an AAO member who has enjoyed reading or contributing to Off the Record (OTR), the quarterly digital newsletter published by the AAO? Or are you looking for opportunities to connect with and learn from other members of the archival community in Ontario? Or perhaps you’re an archivist with great organizational and editorial skills to share with the AAO?
If so, the AAO has a volunteer opportunity for you as the new editor of Off the Record!
Off the Record publishes quality writing on archives by the AAO community, the AAO Board of Directors, chapters, special interest groups and AAO staff on a variety of subjects. Issues include articles sharing professional knowledge, updates on outreach activities, profiles of archival workers, features on archives-related projects and events, and news and announcements about the AAO’s activities.
Off the Record is published four times per year in the spring, summer, fall and winter. Back issues are located on the AAO website https://aao-archivists.ca/otr. ;
The OTR Editor is responsible for collecting, editing, and formatting submissions, and publishing the issue. The Editor also assists with coordinating advertising and reporting annually to the AAO Board of Directors. The term for this position is typically two years with an option for renewal. This position can also be configured as a co-editorship for two people on a staggered term basis.
Please contact Rachel E. Beattie (firstname.lastname@example.org) or current OTR Editor, Michael Friesen (email@example.com), with expressions of interest or for more detailed information about this position.