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Membership in SGA

Current members can renew membership with SGA by clicking here.

If you are new to SGA and would like to join, you can access the Membership Application here.


SGA Board at Annual Meeting, 2012
SGA Members tour historic downtown Atlanta, 2012
SGA Members tour historic downtown Atlanta, 2012
 

Membership Benefits

  • Annual Meeting
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Membership Directory -- Networking and Contacts
  • Publications: Provenance: Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists and the SGA Newsletter
  • Scholarships and Awards (*supported solely by member contributions)
    • Anthony R. Dees Scholarship*: Waives registration fee for the SGA-sponsored Pre-Conference Workshop
    • Brenda S. Banks Scholarship*: Waives registration fee for the SGA-sponsored Spring/Summer Workshop
    • Carroll A. Hart Scholarship*: Provides noncredit tuition for the Georgia Archives Institute, and a year's membership in SGA
    • Edward Weldon Scholarship*: Provides early-bird registration fee for a SGA member to attend the Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual meeting in August
    • Larry Gulley Scholarship*: Waives registration fees at the annual Fall Meeting, provides monetary supplement for expenses associated with attending the annual Fall Meeting, and provides a year's membership in SGA
    • David B. Gracy II Award*: Annual cash prize recognizing a superior contribution to Provenance: Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists
    • SGA Fellows Awards: Recognizes nominee's involvement and work in SGA; education, leadership, advocacy and/or scholarly activities; and impact of the nominee's work on the Georgia archival community.
    • Taronda Spencer Award: Provides funding to attend the SGA Annual Meeting for individuals currently enrolled as a junior or senior at an HBCU with a demonstrated interest in Archives or students of African-American, Asian/Pacific-Islander, Latino, or Native American descent currently enrolled in a graduate program with a component in archival studies.
  • Nominating and voting rights governing the election of Executive Board members and approval of major policy initiatives
  • Click here to see SGA's membership brochure. (PDF)

Membership Rates

Membership in SGA is based on the calendar year (January-December). Join in January to make the most of your membership benefits. SGA accepts new member applications until October 1 for the current year.

Student
$10.00 Basic membership for full-time or part-time students.  Proof of enrollment required.  Includes all of the benefits listed above. (4 year limit)   Please email proof of enrollment to the SGA Administrative Assistant at admin@soga.org or mail it to Society of Georgia Archivists (SGA), P.O. Box 688, Decatur, GA 30031.
Individual
$25.00 Basic membership category for one person.   Includes all of the benefits listed above.
Contributing $35.00 Includes basic membership for one person and provides opportunities for increasing levels of support for SGA programs.
Sustaining
$50.00 Includes basic membership for one person and provides opportunities for increasing levels of support for SGA programs.
Patron $100.00 or more Includes basic membership for one person and provides opportunities for increasing levels of support for SGA programs.

Your membership in the Society of Georgia Archivists will make you a part of a growing network of individuals and organizations charged with identifying and preserving irreplaceable records of our unique heritage. Join the Society today!

For further information regarding membership, contact Cathy Miller at the address below or via e-mail at: admin@soga.org


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