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.


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