Board of Directors

2016-2017 VRAF Board Members


Margaret Webster, Chair
Visual Resources Consultant

Christine Hilker, Treasurer
Director, Smart Multi-Media Resource Center
University of Arkansas
Fay Jones School of Architecture

Karen Kessel, Secretary
Visual Resources Curator, Image Collection (Retired)
Sonoma State University

Steven Kowalik
Zabar Art Library, Hunter College, CUNY
Hunter College Libraries  

Billy Kwan
Director of the Library
New York School of Interior Design

Ian McDermott
Instruction Librarian
LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Betha Whitlow
Curator of Visual Resources
Washington University in Saint Louis

Duties of VRAF Directors

The basic duties of a VRA Foundation director are to perform any and all duties imposed by the Corporation's Certificate of Incorporation or the Foundation Bylaws; assist in supervision of all Officers, agents and committees of the Corporation to assure that their duties are performed properly; assist with management of Foundation projects, such as Cataloging Cultural Objects and the Summer Educational Institute; if elected, serve as an Officer of the Foundation and if appointed, serve as a Foundation Committee chair or member; register his/her address with the Secretary of the Corporation; attend the Annual, regular or special meetings of the Board of Directors at such times and places as required by the Bylaws and as the business of the Corporation otherwise requires. These meetings could include weekly online Board meetings, conference calls, and the annual Foundation Board meeting held in conjunction with the Annual VRA conference.

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