Ronald G. Bohley Award

About the Award

The Ronald G. Bohley Award is administered by the Awards Committee and Amigos.

Ron Bohley served as Director of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library at the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1972 until his death in 1991. He also served several terms as Board President of the Missouri Library Network Corporation and was President of the Missouri Library Association for 1989-1990.

The Ronald G. Bohley Award is presented jointly by MLA and Amigos Library Services to an individual or individuals whose actions have led libraries to work better together and who exemplify the best efforts to reach out beyond his or her own institution to further multi-type library cooperation throughout the State of Missouri.


2021None granted.
2016Barbara Reading, Missouri State Library
Chris Freeland, Washington University
David Henry, Missouri Historical Society
Katrina Stierholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
2014Margaret Conroy,
Missouri State Library
2013Elizabeth MacDonald,
Butler Library, Lindenwood University
2012James Cogswell,
MU Libraries, Columbia
2011Erlene Dudley,
William Woods University
2010Laura Rein,
Webster University
2009not awarded
2008Sallie Hancox,
Scenic Regional Library (retired)
2007Ann Sundermeyer,
Hannibal Public Library
2006Cathye Dierberg,
St. Louis County Community College Library
2005Carolyn Trout,
Joplin Public Library Director
2004Susan Singleton,
former MLNC Director
2003Dan Bradbury,
Retired Kansas City Public Library Director
2002 not awarded
2001Sara Parker,
State Librarian
2000not awarded
1999George Rickerson,
MOBIUS Director
1998Dr. Paladugu Rao,
Central Missouri State University
1997Paul White,
Mid-Continent Public Library Director
1996Susan Burton,
KCMLIN Executive Director
1995Karen Luebbert,
Assistant to the President,
Webster University
1994Annie (Linnemeyer) Busch,
Springfield-Greene Public Library Director
(first year)
(2 recipients:)
Donell Gaertner,
St. Louis County Library;

Mary Ann Mercante,
Maryville University Library
1992Ronald G. Bohley (posthumously)


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