Category Archives: Elections

SOA Election Results 2020

Sherri Goudy portrait

Sherri Goudy

The Society of Ohio Archivists held its normally scheduled election online for the first time ever, over the period of May 6-22. This election moved online due to the global pandemic and cancellation of the in-person Annual Meeting (usually held in mid-May), during which members voted.


Lisa Rickey portrait

Lisa Rickey

With the results now in and officially recognized, SOA welcomes its new leaders:

  • Melissa Dalton, Greene County Records Center & Archives, as Council member;
  • Sherri Goudy, Nerd Girl History Adventure, as Vice-President/President Elect;
  • Lisa Rickey, Wright State University Libraries, as Treasurer.
Melissa Dalton portrait

Melissa Dalton

Council would like to thank Cate Putirskis, The Ohio State University, outgoing Council member; and Mark Bloom, University of Akron, outgoing Treasurer; for all that they have done for SOA. Council also thanks the members who voted, and the Nominating Committee.

For more information see the Officer and Council Member roster and the Nominating Committee page.

Keep in Touch: Update Email Address if Necessary

Dear SOA members,

In this unstable time, please let us know if you need to change your preferred email address for SOA Membership communications. If so, please email with your current email address and the email address that you’d like it changed to. Also, if you need to change your Listserv email settings, you can do it here.

Soon we will be contacting members regarding online voting for leadership positions, as well as annual meeting and newsletter news, and we don’t want to miss you!

SOA Call for Nominations EXTENDED: President-Elect/Vice President, Treasurer, Council

The Society of Ohio Archivists Nominating Committee would like to announce a call for nominations for 3 positions: one open Council position and the President-Elect/Vice President and Treasurer positions. Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged, as are peer nominations. All positions are for two year terms of office. Continue reading

SOA Election Results

Congratulations to incoming SOA Council members Andrew Harris and Suzanne Maggard and to re-elected SOA Treasurer Emily Gainer!  Thank you to all of the candidates for their willingness to serve on the SOA Council.

SOA 2014 New Officials

SOA 2014 Candidate Statements

This year’s SOA election will be held May 16, 2014 during the business meeting at the SOA Annual Conference.  At this time, the SOA Treasurer and 2 Council members will be elected.  The candidates are:

For Treasurer:
Emily Gainer

For Council (2 Seats):
Jennifer Haney
Andrew Harris
Kayla Harris
Suzanne Maggard

For the candidates’ statements, see the SOA Spring 2014 newsletter or click here.  For information about how to register for the SOA Annual Conference, see the Annual Conference page.