The Archive Council is an advisory and expert body which supports the General Director of the State Archives in carrying out his responsibilities.
The Archive Council consists of 15 members, whose efforts are coordinated by the Council Head. Council members are appointed by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage upon the request of the General Director of the State Archives, who selects them in consultation with the Association of Polish Archivists.
The status and activities of the Archive Council are regulated by the Act of 14 July 1983 on the national archival holdings and archives, as well as the Charter of the Head Office of the State Archives.
2020-2023 term of the Archive Council
Council Head :
Prof. Ph. D. Krzysztof MikulskiDirector of the Institute of History and Archival Science of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
Deputy Head :
Ph. D. Sławomir CenckiewiczDirector of the Military Historical Office
Ph. D. Adam EberhardtCenter for Strategic Studies Warsaw Enterprise Institute
Ph. D. Marlena JabłońskaNicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
Prof. Ph. D. Mirosław KlusekUniversity of Łódź
Marlena KoterAssociation of Polish Archivists
Ph. D. Janusz KuligowskiChancellery of the President of Poland, Presidential Archive
Prof. Ph. D. Jan PomorskiMaria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
Prof. Ph. D. Mirosław LenartState Archives in Opole
Ph. D. Wiesława RutkowskaState Archives in Kielce
Rev. Ph. D. Grzegorz RyśMetropolitan Archbishop of Łódź
Ph. D. Jarosław SzarekInstitute of National Remembrance
Ph. D. Jan TarczyńskiMarshal Józef Piłsudski Central Military Library
Ph. D. Katarzyna ZalasińskaNational Institute of Cultural Heritage
Katarzyna ZiętalCentre of Community Archives
Agnieszka MakówkaHead Office of the State Archives