These Action Groups have completed the missions set for them.
Visit the Committees and Groups page to see which Action Groups are active at the moment.
Values and Ethics Statement Action Group
This group’s mission was to develop and propose an IASSIST ethics statement to reflect and communicate the IASSIST membership’s common values.
- 2020-2022 Chair: Jonas Recker
Anti-Racism Resources Action Group
The work of the group will include maintaining the work done thus far and may expand over time to address other types of discrimination such as by indigenous group, migrant/refugee status, gender/transgender, sexuality, cultural/ethnic groups, religion, etc. Matured into an interest group in 2022.
- 2020-2022 Chair: Michele Hayslett
Program Planning Manual Action Group
Produced a new version of the Program Planning Manual
Chaired by Jen Darragh (2014)
Engaging Spanish Speakers Action Group
Proposes a set of concrete activities that IASSIST and its members could undertake to further the organization’s engagement with data professional from Spanish (and Portuguese) speaking institutions from Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
Shepherd: Melanie Wright
2011-2012 Chairs: Luis Martínez-Uribe and Stuart Macdonald
Organizational Linkages Action Group
Takes the information from the User Survey about membership in allied professional organizations and will solicit a list of Linkage volunteers for each relevant organization. The group will develop a formal charge for these Linkage volunteers reflecting the goal of communicating to other organizations what IASSIST is doing, and communicating to IASSIST what these other organizations are doing, in areas of mutual interest.
Shepherd: San Cannon
2011-2012 Chair: Lynda Kellam
Data Management & Curation Good Practice Action Group
Charged with collecting a set of existing resources and links from among the membership to create a resource page on the public website covering the topics of good practice, standards, and activity in Data Management and Data Curation.
2010-2011 Chair: Carol Perry
Strategic Plan Action Group and Stetegic Plan Implementation Action Group
Produced five-year Strategic Plans for IASSIST.
2008-2010 Chair: Joel Herndon
2002-2006 Chair: Bill Block
Other Action Groups
Membership Survey Action Group
Chaired by Susan Mowers (2011)
Interest Group Development Action Group
Chaired by (2011)
eCommunity Infrastructure Action Group
Chaired by Bo Wandschneider and Ron Nakao (2011)
Advocacy & Liaison Action Group
Chaired by Paula Lackie (2009)
Technology Advisory Action Group
Miassion was to look at means to reduce the workload for IASSIST volunteers and focus on applications.
Chair by Bill Block (2009)
Organizational Memory Action Group
Chaired by Amy West (2008)
Data Documentation & Citation Interest Group
DDI and the promotion of citation standards and guidelines.
Chaired by Ron Nakao and Gaetan Drolet (2005)
Web Site Action Group
Revised the IASSIST web site in 2002 and then focused on maintenance.
Chair by Robin Rice (2003)
Outreach Action Group
The mission of the Outreach AG was to assist archivists and data professionals from developing countries to attend IASSIST conferences.
Chaired by Ilona Einowski (2003)
Representation & Liaison Action Group
Mission was to document liaisons and memberships with other organizations and institutions.
Chaired by Ron Dekker (2003)