- Annually solicit nominees for most MLA Awards. Deadline for receipt of nominees is July 1st unless otherwise noted.
- Submit name(s) to MLA President or Executive Board for approval.
- Select the ALA Emerging Leader for sponsorship by MLA, with the approval of the MLA President and Executive Board.
- Prepare press releases regarding awards for distribution to appropriate media outlets and forwards to Publication Chair.
- Notify award winners as soon as possible after selection, so they may invite guests to the ceremony.
- Present the Awards at the Awards Banquet during the MLA Conference (usually by the Awards Committee chair or an appointed representative and/or committee members).
Duties outlined in the MLA Handbook.
2019 Awards Committee:
Meggan Moore, CHAIR , 2017-2020, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Benningfield, Past Chair , 2017-2020, email@example.com
Diana Platt, 2018-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Gay, Ex Offico 2019, email@example.com
Daisy Porter-Reynolds, 2019-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandy Schiefer, 2019-2021, SchieferS@missouri.edu
Allison Rand, 2019-2021, email@example.com
Claire Miller, 2019-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Jackson-Brown, 2019-2021, GJackson-Brown@missouristate
2019 Missouri Author Award Subcommittee:
Ann Riley, 2017-2019, email@example.com
Jenny Ellis, 2017-2019, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Grime, 2017-2019, email@example.com
Jennifer Brady, 2017-2019, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth Hardcastle, 2018-2020, email@example.com
Megan Maurer, 2018-2020, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Jones, 2018-2020, JMulvihill-Jones@mymcpl.org
LynnDee Wathen, 2018-2020, email@example.com
Kara Drury, 2018-2020, firstname.lastname@example.org
Asia Gross, 2019-2021, email@example.com
Hong Li, 2019-2021, Li-H@mssu.edu
John Baken, 2019-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Dittmar, 2019-2021, email@example.com
Samuel Mueller, 2019-2021, SMueller@mymcpl.org
Kathi Woodward, 2019-2021, firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie Luchenbill, 2018-2020, email@example.com
For lists of Missouri Library Association awards, please see the “Awards” page and its subpages.