Dana Vannoy is retired and has been Professor of Sociology Emerita from the University of Cincinnati since 2000. Dana lives six months a year in Naples, Florida and six months in northern Michigan near Traverse City. She enjoys pursuing nature and travel photography, and, lately, favorite endeavors are creating stories with multiple images and creating abstract images.
She has been a member of PSA since 1997, and has FPSA honors and the MPSA distinction. She has chaired the Greenwood Grants and Scholarship Committee, and Service Award Committee. In addition, she has served on the PSA Nominating Committee, and the Permanent Print Collection Committee. Dana was chairperson of the Color Projected Image Division, 2006-2008. She was on the Board of Directors as Divisions Vice President from 2011 to 2015. Dana publishes regularly in the PSA Journal, and was featured in the Distinctive Image column in June 2010. Presently, she is on the Ethics Committee and is Journal Coordinator for the Portfolio project. She received the Elmore Chatham Memorial Award in 2008 and the Charles Keaton Memorial Award in 2010. Dana provides many digital-image shows for community audiences. Beyond photography and grand-parenting, her activities include golf, and lots of reading.