Saundra Brown Armstrong training to become Oakland's first African American policewoman. She went on to become a Senior Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and still presides over cases in the Oakland Federal Courthouse. (1970) Original 16mm, shot by Ch.4 KRON-TV can be viewed here (link: http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/227950) Original KRON-TV reporter Valerie Dickerson interviewed Judge Armstrong about her pioneering career in 2016, reuniting them on-camera after 46 years (link https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/230799) Courtesy: Bay Area TV Archive (link:https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv )

Awards Committee

Chair: Pam Wintle


The Awards and Scholarship Committee administers AMIA’s awards, scholarships, fellowships, and internships.  The Committee solicits and receives nominations and applications for AMIA awards, scholarships, fellowships, and internships and recruits selection panels from the AMIA membership to adjudicate applications for each award, scholarship, fellowship and internship, presenting their findings to the Board for confirmation.  The Awards and Scholarship Committee may review the purpose and criteria for existing or proposed awards or scholarships and may make recommendations thereon to the AMIA Board.