Mid-Atlantic

The purpose of the Chapter shall be to support professional development and communication among members of the Visual Resources Association in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes: central and eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, southern New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Officers and Contact:

Chair:

Jennifer Kniesch, Dickinson College

Secretary/Treasurer:

Lael J. Ensor, Johns Hopkins University

 Mid-Atlantic Minutes and Reports and Mid-Atlantic Chapter Bylaws

News & Meetings:

Our most recent meeting was hosted by our chapter member, Cindy G. Frank, at University of Maryland, College Park. Many thanks to Cindy, Quint Gregory, Aaron Ginoza, the jsgmakerspace and the Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting Department for making our day so fun.

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Previous itinerary:

9:30am | Business meeting in the Collaboratory with coffee and danish (Foyer of the Collaboratory​, https://michellesmithcollaboratory.umd.edu/, room 4213 Parren Mitchell building–AKA. Art Sociology Building, https://goo.gl/maps/AKij4bSce3D2​)

10:15am | Talk by Aaron Ginoza, UMD Li​braries Social Media Coordinator (Collaboratory room 4213, ​Parren Mitchell Building)​

11:15am | Tour with Quint Gregory, Director of Michele Smith Collaboratory (Collaboratory room 4213​, Parren Mitchell Building)

12:15pm | Lunch Boxes from Jason’s Deli. Room TBD. https://www.jasonsdeli.com/catering-menu

1:30pm | Tour of MakerSpace in McKeldin Library

2:45pm | Tour of Architecture Library to view Cindy’s digital area and image collections and Tour of digitization area in Hornbake Library

4:30pm | Happy Hour (Art House or Milk Boy)

​5pm-7pm | Special Collections and University Archives “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America” Opening.​ Hornbake Library Special Collections Room, https://hornbakelibrary.wordpress.com/2017/08/26/the-equal-rights-amendment-labors-fight-for-true-gender-equality/, https://www.lib.umd.edu/alumniandfriends/library-events)

 

Join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter:

Membership is open to any VRA member in good standing, including those outside MD, VA, DC, and WV area. If you need to become a VRA member join here! Regular Chapter membership dues are $15 per calendar year, $25 for Regional-only memberships and $10 for students and retired members.

To join login to MyVRA (MemberClicks located in the sidebar) and select Separate Donations and/or Chapter Memberships. In order to be on the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s email listserv please login to MyVRA (MemberClicks located in the sidebar), select My Profile, then My Features and E-Lists. Subscribe to the VRA-Mid-Atlantic listserv.

Members and Representing Institutions:

  • Catherine D. Adams, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Kathe Hicks Albrecht, Independent Scholar (Honorary)
  • Grace Barth, James Madison University
  • Brett Carnell, Library of Congress
  • Sonya Coleman, Library of Virginia
  • Lael J. Ensor, John Hopkins University
  • Cynthia G. Frank, University of Maryland
  • Millie Fullmer, Vanderbilt University
  • Susan Gillett, National Archives
  • Meghan Gross, Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Jessica Gutacker, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Macie Hall, Johns Hopkins University
  • Pamela R. Hawkes, College of William and Mary
  • Jodi Hoover, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Wendy Johnson, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
  • Jeannine Keefer, University of Richmond
  • Jennifer Kniesch, Dickinson College
  • Carolyn J. Lucarelli, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Maureen McCadden, Longwood Gardens
  • Tansey Matthews
  • Catherine May
  • Stephanie Movahedi-Lankarani, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Julia Murphy, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
  • Sarah Osborne Bender, National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Dana Puga, Library of Virginia
  • Sherrie Rook, George Mason University
  • Beth Royall, West Virginia University
  • Samuel Sadow, American University
  • William Sealy, Vanderbilt University
  • Nancy Shelton, Old Dominion University
  • Vicki Sipe, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Chris Strasbaugh, The Ohio State University
  • Steven Tatum, Virginia Tech
  • Meghan Townes, Library of Virginia
  • Christina B. Updike, James Madison University (Emerita)
  • Woody Woodis, Library of Congress
  • Ann Woodward, Johns Hopkins University
  • Rhonda Yeager, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Helena Zinkham, Library of Congress