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  • 2020 Board Nominations - Slate of Candidates

Online Election - Opens June 23, 2020

Thank you to the slate of volunteers who submitted their names to serve for two years on the ACA Board of Directors.  The slate of nominations has been confirmed by the ACA Board of Directors at the May 20, 2020 Board meeting.  This years election, a confirmation of the nominees will open following the Annual General Meeting on June 23, 2020.  Voting will be open for seven days. 

President:  Erica Hernandez-Read

Erica Hernández-Read has been an archivist with the Northern BC Archives and Special Collections at the University of Northern British Columbia since 2006. She earned both her B.A. in Anthropology and her Master’s degree in Archival Studies from UBC and has spent the last 20 years working in the fields of archives and artifact collections management and advocating for a participatory and community-archiving approach to knowledge building. Ms. Hernández-Read is co-Chair of the Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Taskforce of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives, and a member of the Indigitization Program Steering Committee.

Treasurer:  Andrea McCutcheon


I am Andrea McCutcheon and I am running for the position of Treasurer of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term. I am an individual member in good standing and I work as an Archivist at the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services where I oversee the institution's records management program, acquire the school’s archival administrative records, and facilitate research access to the University of Toronto Archives. I have over ten years of experience working with corporate records in public and private institutions, and hold a Master of Information from the University of Toronto Faculty of Information (Class of 2011). 

This would be my first time serving on the ACA Board and should you elect me for the position, I will work diligently to maintain proper governance of the Association's finances to support our strategic priorities and the national community of scholarship and practice I find so valuable as an ACA member.  


Director-at-Large 1:  Gillian Dunks

Gillian Dunks is Archives Arrangement and Description Librarian at McMaster University Library’s William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, where she has worked since 2018. She holds a Master of Arts in English Literature and a Master of Archival Studies, both from the University of British Columbia. She currently serves on the ACA’s Education Committee and was previously on the executive team of the ACA student chapter at UBC. She looks forward to contributing to the governance of the Association.

Director-at-Large 2:  Andrew Chernevych

Andrew Chernevych is Archivist at the Galt Museum & Archives in Lethbridge, Alberta. Prior to the Galt, he had worked as a contract archivist at the Provincial Archives of Alberta and was employed by the City of Wetaskiwin Archives. His holds an MA in History from the Central European University (CEU) and an MA in Folklore from the University of Alberta.

The candidate has served on the ACA Governance Committee since 2019. In the past, he took part in ACA annual conferences, delivered papers and contributed to Archivaria. Over the last fifteen years, Andrew Chernevych has been involved with the Archives Society of Alberta (ASA), serving on various committees and currently finishing his term as ASA President.

Andrew Chernevych teaches an archives course at the Department of History, University of Lethbridge, and is a board member at the Centre for Oral History and Tradition (COHT) at the UofL. His interests encompass various forms of archival outreach, including exhibits, public programs and social media. 

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