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Get involved with New England Archivists

As an all volunteer-run organization, member involvement is essential to NEA’s success, and opportunities for participation abound. There are many committees, offices, and projects that need assistance from members. Whether you’re interested in light involvement or a longer term commitment, there are many ways you can contribute to this vibrant community.

Here are just a few ways you can get involved:

NEA thrives because our volunteers offer their time, perspective, experience, and energy to serve the needs of our community. Serving with NEA is also a fantastic way to expand your professional network, strengthen your resume, and build new skills such as program planning, marketing, and managing finances.

Interested in learning more? See our open positions below or contact the NEA Representatives-at-large at to get involved.

Current open positions

Non-Voting Executive Board



Job Duties: As inclusion and diversity are core values in achieving the New England Archivist mission, NEA seeks candidates for the Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator position to help build and maintain an inclusive environment where differences of opinion, beliefs, and values are sought, listened to, respected, and valued.

Some of the IDC's duties include:

  • Working with NEA committees toward building and maintaining an inclusive, welcoming organization
  • Providing resources, consultation, and feedback to NEA volunteers and members
  • Serving as the primary contact for all questions and concerns related to accessibility and inclusion at NEA events
  • Updating NEA on IDC activities through announcements, the NEA website, and the NEA Newsletter column,“Who’s Missing From This Table?”

For more details about the terms of office and duties, see see our leadership page.

Term of Service: 3 years

Application Instructions: Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement that details their strong commitment to inclusion and diversity; knowledge of the issues and personal and professional experience with advocacy around diversity and inclusion; and understanding of collaboration and public outreach. Successful candidates will also be well-organized and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

All applications will be reviewed by the NEA Executive Board. Please submit your application to NEA President Jennifer Gunter King at

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