VRA Baltimore Awards

Exceptional Contributions to the Visual Resources Field in 2022

  • Maureen Burns IMAGinED Consulting
Keywords: awards, equitable action


One of the highlights of every Visual Resources Association conference is when individuals or teams of information professionals are honored for distinguished achievements or outstanding career contributions at the annual awards ceremony. As a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management, these awards shine a light on leading-edge efforts and accomplishments in the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. They are bestowed to acknowledge and celebrate VRA’s highest achievements. This article details the accomplishments of the 2022 award winners: Jolene de Verges, Distinguished Service Award; Afsaneh Najmabadi, Nancy DeLaurier Award; Lael Ensor-Bennett and Kendra Werst, Nancy DeLaurier Award; and Allan T. Kohl, Special Honorary Life Membership. The awards process is also outlined along with the support provided by the VRA Awards Committee. VRA members are encouraged to nominate colleagues for these special honors.

With special thanks and acknowledgment for ongoing work to VRA’s Awards Committee: Sarah Beck, Maureen Burns, Linda Callahan, Dawn Feavyour, Marcia Focht, Ann McShane, Summer Shetenhelm, and Margaret Webster.


Author Biography

Maureen Burns, IMAGinED Consulting

Maureen Burns is Director of IMAGinED Consulting.

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