Date of this Version
Documentary Editing: Journal of the Association for Documentary Editing, Volume 30, Fall and Winter, Numbers 3 and 4: 2008-2009 ISSN 0196-7134
This past summer, the ADE’s Planning Committee met in Madison for three days to discuss the Association’s future. The group had previously developed background papers, and while in Madison they built on that work. The conversations were stimulating, and participants’ opinions changed as the pros and cons of different ideas were weighed. In the end, the group agreed upon a strategic direction and an action plan for the Association. The plan is printed elsewhere in this issue as well as at www.documentaryhistory.org. I urge you to give it a close read and to think about ways you might want to volunteer your services to help implement it. There’s plenty of work to be done, and I hope to involve as many members as possible in building this organization so that we don’t ask too much of any one member.