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2021 Early Bird Renewal Campaign


The ACA Membership Committee is pleased to announce our annual renewal campaign.  ACA Membership is from January 1st of each year. In particular, with COVID-19 as the ACA Secretariat is working from home, members are encouraged to renew online using our online Membership Management System.

It’s time to start thinking about renewing your ACA membership!  

From Archivaria and our outstanding Annual Conference to mentorship and Special Interest Sections, the ACA provides programs, products and services designed to help you make the most of your archivist career. 

The ACA offers an annual membership to individuals that begins January 1 and continues to December 31.  Members must have paid their membership fees to qualify for committee positions, Board of Director roles and member rates for conference fees and workshops.


As a member of the ACA, you will be able to:


  • Support the ACA’s important advocacy and outreach activities including contributing to the ACA Blog, In the Field. 

  • Read and contribute to Archivaria, a world-leading journal of the study of archives. Individual members can opt in to have a print copy delivered.  

  • Keep up-to-date with professional news through the ACA’s monthly newsletter, Scope and Content and our annual report published as The Bulletin  

  • Access the exclusive Members Only section of the ACA website, including a searchable electronic Directory of Members, proceedings from recent ACA conferences and access to the latest two issues of Archivaria. 

  • Enjoy discounted pricingonACA programming such as workshops and the annual conference   

  • Participate in ACA Special Interest Sections devoted to Indigenous archives, electronic records, personal archives, religious archives, and university and college archives and more. 

  • Network with colleagues from across Canada and around the world. 
  • Stand for election or elect members to the ACA Board of Directors. 

  • Participate in the ACA’s Mentorship Program as either a mentee or mentor to strengthen our peer community. 

Eligibility for early-bird renewal will be in effect until December 31, 2020, so make sure to take advantage of this year’s excellent prizes!  Prizes will be drawn the week of January 4, 2020.

We would also like to point out that renewal is also your chance to update your online ACA member profile. To be included in the members-only directory, there is an opt-in feature where you can alsoselect which contact details you would prefer shown. 

If you have opted in to receive a print copy of Archivaria, please make sure that you have indicated which address you wish to have it and other official ACA correspondence delivered to in 2021.  

If you have not yet used signed into the system, you will be prompted to sign in using a unique email address and you will be prompted to reset your password.  You can then update your member profile and ensure that your details and information is up to date.  You can then continue to pay online using Visa, Mastercard or your Visa Debit card. 

If you prefer to send a cheque, please send to the ACA Office address below as we are checking mail bi-monthly.  All renewals received by January 4th, 2021 will be entered into a draw for a number of excellent prizes described below.

2021 Membership Renewal Early Bird Prizes


One set of Apple AirPods with charging case. 


Two Full HD 1080P Webcam with built in microphone.  Designed for laptops and desktops.


One iHealth PT# Infrared No-Touch Forehead Thermometer.


Five Copies of "All Shook Up": The Archival Legacy of Terry Cook


A 50 $ Gift Card for PetSmart


A 50 $ Gift Card for !Indigo


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