Distinguished Service Award deadline – EXTENDED

In light of the recent winter in the Mid-Atlantic Region, the deadline for nominations for the MARAC Distinguished Service Award has been extended to Feburary 12, 2016.  If you know of a deserving MARAC member, please consider submitting an application to John LeGloahec, Chair of the Distinguished Service Award Committee.  Applications may be sent via email to legloaj@gmail.com or via USPS to John LeGloahec 5703 Greenleaf Road  Cheverly, MD  20785.  For more information, please feel free to contact John, or any of the other committee members, Fernanda Perrone (hperrone@rulmail.rutgers.edu) or Rebecca Johnson-Melvin (lrjm@udel.edu).

For additional information about the Award, please see the DSA page on the MARAC website, available athttp://www.marac.info/distinguished-service-award-.


The nomination form is available at https://marac.memberclicks.net/assets/documents/2016dsanomform.doc.


Original Flyer Information:


Do you know a MARAC member who has made a difference in the lives and successes of others? If so, please consider nominating him/her for MARAC’s Distinguished Service Award.

This award recognizes members who have made significant contributions to MARAC and to the archival profession.

Significant contributions to MARAC include the following:

  • Service as an officer, caucus representative, committee member or chair, and as a frequent session or workshop instructor

Significant contributions to the archival profession include the following:

  • Service as a member of the board or committee or section of a national or international archival organization
  • Writing books or journal articles in the field
  • Serving as a professor or as a workshop presenter
  • Contributing to a State Historical Records Advisory Board
  • Reviewing applications for granting agencies

Please note that service to MARAC is weighted more heavily than service to the profession as a whole.

To nominate a member, you must submit the following:

  • A nomination form
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae
  • A letter detailing why the nominee should receive the award
  • A second letter of support

The Committee strongly recommends providing multiple letters of support.

Nominations may be sent at any time via email or regular post. The official deadline is February 12, 2016. All nominations must be received by this date.

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