CoSA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award was created by the CoSA Awards Committee this year to recognize a peer who has performed dedicated service to CoSA and, in so doing, elevated the work and the voice of state and territorial archives. The recipient will be nominated by and chosen at the discretion of the committee, and may not be given every year.

Award Recipients

Thomas J. Ruller
New York State Archivist, Retired
2023 CoSA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


  • Thomas J. Ruller, Retired New York State Archivist