The purpose of this award, given annually to any individual, affiliated association or institution who is a member of the Association in good standing, is:
Nominate a member for this award (Deadline: April 14, 2022)
The Member Recognition Award may be awarded annually to any individual, affiliated association or institution who is a member of the Association in good standing.
The Nominations and Awards Committee shall receive and evaluate all nominations.
The Committee shall decide the recipient(s) of the award for each year or decide that no award shall be given and recommend this decision to the ACA Board for approval.
The Board of Directors shall approve the recipient(s) of the Member Recognition Award.
All members of ACA, including professionals working in archives, records management, access, privacy, and preservation.
Current members of the Board of Directors; Governance Committee; Awards Committee; Coordinators and Association employees are not eligible.
The following criteria shall be applied when nominees are considered for the Member Recognition Award:
Nomination and Selection Procedures
Nominations are made by the membership at large and submitted to the Nominations and Awards Committee. Bestowing the award shall be based on evidence submitted by the nominator(s) and the criteria outlined for the award. The Committee decides the final recipient(s) by majority vote and submits them to the Board of Directors.
Instructions for Submissions
All nominations must be accompanied by a completed nomination form describing the nominee’s achievements, related supporting documentation, and two letters of support from members in good standing. Nomination form and related documentation must be submitted electronically.
Deadline for Submissions
End of day - Thursday, April 14, 2022
Date and Place of Presentation
The Membership Recognition Award shall be bestowed at the Awards Celebration during the ACA Annual Conference in June 2022.
2020: Emily Lonie
2019: Suzanne Dubeau
2016: Loryl MacDonald
2013: Nancy Hurn
2009: Cheryl Avery
2007: Robert McIntosh
2006: Diane Haglund
2005: Bryan Corbett
2004: Catherine Bailey
2002: Kent Haworth
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