Board of Directors

2016-2017 VRAF Board of Directors

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, Sonoma State University (retired)

Steven Kowalik
, Librarian, 
Zabar Art Library, Hunter College, City University of New York

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

Ian McDermott, 
Instruction Librarian
, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York

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.