The Oral History Association encourages members to participate in its committees:
Learn More: Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy Committee guides Council and the Association in their role as an advocate for the field of oral history and issues of concern to the Association and its membership.
Learn More: Development Committee
The Development Committee oversees the association’s fundraising campaigns and other efforts to support the growth of the endowment in accordance with the strategic plan and the mission of the association.
Learn More: Diversity Committee
The Committee on Diversity encourages participation and representation of, and research related, to diverse groups in the OHA.
Learn More: Education Committee
The Education Committee promotes the use of oral history in the classroom at all levels of instruction and works to assure that the OHA addresses the needs of teachers.
Learn More: Emerging Professionals Committee
The Emerging Professionals Committee supports the career development of emerging professionals in the OHA, manages the OHA’s mentorship initiatives, and advises Council on policies and procedures that would make membership in the OHA more meaningful for this cadre of oral historians.
Learn More: Finance Committee
The Finance Committee exists to provide advice to the OHA officers and Council on the association’s financial matters, including investments, income, and expenses.
Learn More: International Committee
The International Committee serves as a liaison to the International Oral History Association (IOHA), ensures international participation in the OHA program, encourages international participation in OHA publications, and holds an open session at the OHA Annual Meeting to promote discussion among members.
Learn More: Public Programming Committee
The Public Programming Committee sponsors and hosts a yearly program of events, workshops, and other gatherings relating to oral history and aligned with the needs and interests of the membership of the Association.
Learn More: Publications Committee
The Publications Committee assists the association’s editors in the development of a comprehensive and professional publications program.
The Oral History Association encourages members to participate in its Task Forces:
The Oral History Association encourages members to participate in its Interest Groups:
Learn More: Indigenous Caucus
The Indigenous Caucus was created to provide a community of support for our practitioners by creating the space and time to network and share knowledge and skills. Through our connection, we strive to amplify Indigenous voices within the field and promote the sustainability of this work for our practitioners.
Learn More: OHA Archives Caucus
The Archives Caucus aims to provide a forum for discussing best practices and generating interest in the intersections between Oral History and Archives.