Cathleen Bourdon Service Award

Formerly the ASCLA Service Award, this citation is presented to an ASCLA personal member for outstanding service and leadership to the division. The award recognizes sustained leadership and exceptional service through participation in activities which have enhanced the stature, reputation, and overall strength of ASCLA; and representation of ASCLA to other appropriate organizations, institutions, or governmental agencies.

 

  • 2016 Christopher J. Corrigan, Digital Reference Librarian, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress
  • 2015 Carol Ann Desch, coordinator of Statewide Library Service, New York State Library
  • 2014 No award presented
  • 2013 Ruth Nussbaum, retired National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), reference librarian
  • 2012 Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, associate state librarian, New Jersey State Library
  • 2011 Elizabeth Ann Ridler, neighborhood library supervisor at the Brooklyn Public Library ( view video)
  • 2010 Jerry Krois
  • 2008 Barbara Will, Library Programs Consultant, California State Library, 1987-2006
  • 2006 Rhea Rubin, Rubin Consulting
  • 2005 Marilyn Irwin, director, Center for Disability Information and Referral, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community and associate professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis
  • 2004 Sara Laughlin, consultant, Sara Laughlin & Associates, Bloomington, IN
  • 2003 Ellen Perlow, manager of Information Services, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman’s University, Denton
  • 2002 Stephen Prine, head of network services, National Library Services for the blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • 2001 Frederick “Fred” Duda, editor of ASCLA’s Interface newsletter
  • 1999 Barbara T. Mates, regional librarian, Cleveland Public Library, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped