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Strategic Plan

New England Archivists is pleased to present the Strategic Plan 2016-2020, which provides the blueprint for NEA’s efforts and growth for the next five years. This plan builds on the success of the previous Strategic Plan, gaining momentum from our previous achievements and continuing our work on key initiatives. The Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 identifies how NEA will move forward in the areas of advocacy and outreach, community, development, education, and inclusion and diversity.

NEA 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, revised March 23, 2017 (pdf)


Completed Action Items

  • 4.2.1b. By September 2016 launch a formalized mentoring initiative based on the recommendations of the Mentoring Task Force.
  • 4.2.2b. By March 2017 the Executive Board will create a list, to be added to the meeting manual for consideration by Program Committee chairs when planning bi-annual NEA meetings, of inclusive and participatory activities and strategies to encourage increased mingling and participation within meetings.
  • 4.5.2a By January 2017 the Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator (IDC) will complete the Contingent Employment Survey (CES) using a targeted online questionnaire and in-depth one-to-one interviews to assess the labor conditions and professional needs of contingently-employed archivists in the New England region. Submit final report and recommendations for the CES to the Board in January 2017 and submit an article version of the CES findings and recommendations to a relevant professional journal for consideration.
  • 4.5.3a By September 2016 the Representatives-at-Large, in collaboration with the IDC, will review application policies and procedures for conference scholarships with the goal of clarifying expectations and increasing participation.


Previous Strategic Plans

NEA Strategic Plan 2010-2015
Strategic Plan Action Plan 2010-2015

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