The Society of American Archivists celebrated outstanding achievement in public service, outreach, and writing, and provided scholarship assistance to students by recognizing 20 individuals and organizations at an awards ceremony August 4, 2006, during the Joint Annual Meeting of SAA, Council of State Archivists, and the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of conference attendees honored their colleagues and saluted their successes during the ceremony at the Washington Hilton Hotel. The annual competition recognizes accomplishments of the preceding calendar year.
The Awards Committee, co-chaired by Philip Mooney of Coca-Cola Company and Brenda Gunn, worked with subcommittees in the selection process for each award. SAA heartily congratulates the following award recipients and extends its thanks to all who participated in the competition.