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Call for Committee Volunteers

Dear Archives and Records Community,

Do you want to contribute to the ACA and help deliver on its commitment to build a dynamic and progressive records and archives profession? Creating vital, comprehensive and engaging programming begins with volunteer committees that represent many diverse backgrounds and viewpoints of the wide variety of archives and records professionals.

We are actively recruiting volunteers for the following leadership roles:

Governance Committee: This committee is responsible for ensuring transparency, efficiency and effectiveness in the governance of the association. Presently, the committee is working on revised policy for member participation through electronic voting and assisting with the implementation of the 2018-2021 strategic plan. The committee is seeking expressions of interest for the following positions:

  • Three Members with an interest and background in non-profit management, policy development and/or strategic management


Finance Committee: This committee is responsible for working with the ACA Treasurer and Executive Director to ensure that the ACA remain financially healthy and uses funds for enhancing member services. Currently, the committee is looking at possibilities for establishing a scholarship funds for emerging professionals and to supporting work toward a diversity framework. The committee seeks expressions of interest for the following position:

  • One Member with interest or experience in managing non-profit organizations, budgeting and/or strategic planning.


The ACA believes that a professional and intellectual community is enriched and enhanced by diversity along a number of dimensions, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity and national origins, gender and gender identity, sexuality, class and religion. We are especially committed to increasing committee participation by members from groups that have been historically underrepresented in the records and archives profession. We encourage applications from ACA members at any stage of their careers and from all backgrounds.

To apply for any of these positions, please contact the ACA Governance Committee with an expression of interest by email to

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask either myself or Jo McCutcheon at the office at (613) 234-6977 ext. 2 or by email to

On behalf of the ACA Governance Committee,

Rebecka Sheffield, Chair & VP