A New Newsletter Editor

The SFA Executive Board is pleased to announce Marissa Kings as the new editor of The Florida Archivist.  Marissa’s role as editor will commence with the Spring 2014 issue. Congratulations to Marissa!

SFA Award of Excellence

Has one of your colleagues done something really great in the archival world? Please consider nominating them for SFA’s Award of Excellence. Each year the Society of Florida Archivists Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions to the preservation of Florida’s documentary heritage. Any person, institution, or exemplary program that has provided noteworthy leadership in the … Continue reading

Have You Thought about Leadership in SFA?

via Michael Zaidman, Nominating Committee Chair It’s time to think about who you want to lead the Society of Florida Archivists over the next year.  Please take a few moments to consider nominating your colleagues in SFA – or maybe even yourself for office.  As an added incentive, many institutions look on board participation as … Continue reading

SAA The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists seeks nominations for the 2014 award. This award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body of documents through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation of archives or manuscript … Continue reading

Winner of the SFA Mission Writing Contest Announced!

The Grand Prize Recipient is Marissa Kings! Marissa’s winning entry proposed the following mission statement for SFA:  “The Society of Florida Archivists seeks to connect, educate, and empower archivists and those working with historical records to preserve and promote Florida’s documentary heritage.” All entries were reviewed and voted on by the SFA Executive Board during the December 19, … Continue reading