Fe Angela M. Verzosa
De La Salle University, Manila
The Professional Regulation Commission conferred the Outstanding Professional Librarian of the Year Award on Fe Angela M. Verzosa in 2006. The citation reads:
For her unparalleled achievements shown by her vast experiences as organizer of heritage collections here and abroad, sharing her expertise in the twin areas of librarianship and archival science, effecting strategic changes, providing better access to library sources and preserving materials of enduring value for the sake of national heritage; for her competence and outstanding leadership, having served as President of the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), in 2000, and as a recipient of numerous awards, such as the "Academic Librarian of the Year 1996," the Cirilo B. Perez Award, "Tagahabi ng Kasaysayan" Award, Severino Velasco Award, and the prestigious Gabriel Bernardo Award; for her unmatched contributions as a globally-recognized speaker and trainor, which earned her the ASEAN Training Award from Singapore's Foreign Ministry; and for her exemplary achievements in the advancement of her profession as an active member of the De La Salle University ranked faculty, the Faculty Association's Board of Directors and the Technical Panel, supporting the negotiation for a new Faculty Manual and its revision.
Thanks to Susima Gonzales and Lilia Echiverri for providing the citation. The photo was provided by Elvie Lapuz.