Advisory Services Committee
The Advisory Services Committee consists of the Chair and at least three other members.
The Advisory Services Committee is responsible for:
- Advising the Board on matters relating to the advisory service activities of the Association, coordinating services to institutions/organizations seeking to establish archives as well as assisting Association members in meeting archival criteria and standards
What does this mean in terms of workload:
- Develop and deliver advisory services – answer inquiries, provide site visits, provide assessment resources, etc. - as required by the Association, including:
- Administer and organize any advisory services requirements of the AMA’s Provincial Heritage Agency (PHA) grant
- Identify and coordinate appropriate consultants for services
- Collaborate with partners such as ARMA, the Association of Manitoba Museums, the Manitoba Libraries Association, the Canadian Council of Archives, and other regional council advisors.
- Assess and identify advisory service needs by:
- Periodically conducting member needs assessments
- Consulting with members at the annual institutional forum
- Reviewing community requests, coordinating with member accreditation and re-accreditation cycles, and follow-up on advisor site visits and reports
- Collaborating with partners such as ARMA, the Association of Manitoba Museums, the Manitoba Libraries Association, the Canadian Council of Archives, and other regional council advisors.