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DCLA Award Recipients

Ainsworth Rand Spofford President's Award Recipients

Name(s) Year
Mary Augusta Thomas
2020
Julius Jefferson Jr. 2019
Lillian Gassie
2018
David S. Mao
2016
Beacher Wiggins
2015
D.C. Jail Library Coalition
2014
Lubuto Library Project  
2013
Nancy Gwinn   2012
Roberta Stevens
2009
Dr. Martha Hale
2007
American Library Association Washington Office
2006
Francis J. Buckley
2005
William R. Gordon
2004
Dr. Robert S. Martin
2003
Winston Tabb
2002
Patricia Wilson Berger
2001
Metroplitan Washington Council of Governments
1998
John Y. Cole
1996
Hardy Franklin
1995
Bernadine Hoduski 1994
David Shumaker
1993
Eileen Cooke
1991
Elizabeth Stone 1990

Community Service Award Recipients

Name(s) Year
Julia Strusienski
2020
Emily Wagner, American Library Association
2019
Jesse Lambertson, Head of Cataloging and Metadata, Georgetown Law Library
2018
Abby Yochelson 
2013
Richard Huffine
2009
Sharon Lenius
2006
Alice Hagemeyer
2005
Mary Faith Pankin
2004
Elisabeth Knauff
2003
Shirley Loo
2002
Jill Bogard 2000
Gail Sonneman                                                1998
   

Distinguished Service Award Recipients

Name(s) Year

KC Boyd and Karen Janka

2020
MGySgt Jane Cross, "The President's Own" United States Marine Band
2019
David Shumaker
2018
Barbara Conaty 
2013
April King
2012
Barbara Folensbee-Moore
2009
Student Financial Assistance Committee (composed of Shirley Loo, William Tuceling, Jean Craigwell,
Sue Uebelacker, and Elisabeth Knauff)
2008
Noel Rutherford 2007
Mike Kolakowski
2006
Susan Randolph
2005
Bill Tuceling 2004
Patricia Wand
2003
Fred King
2002
Mary Augusta Thomas
2001
Peggy Flynn
2000
Maryellen Trautman
1999
Sue Uebelacker
1998
Charlotte Smutko
1997
Gail W. Avery
1996
Jacque-Lynne Schulman
1995
Kathryn Ray
1994
Susan Fifer Canby
1993
Mary Feldman
1992
Shirley Loo
1991
Darrell Lemke
1989
Murray Howder 1988       


Elizabeth W. Stone Outstanding New Leader Award Recipients


Name(s) Year
Maria Thurber, Library of Congress
2019
Christina M. Bailey
2016
Victor Benitez
2015
Christopher Corrigan and Rebecca Trinite 2013


Other DCLA Award Recipients

Name(s) Year/Purpose
Nicholas Alexander Brown
2019 - Washington Performing Arts
Candice Townsend
2018 - Library of Congress
Steven Rowley
National bestselling author ("Lily and the Octopus" and "The Editor) - Special Achievement Award
Barbara Conaty
Certificate of Appreciation awarded at 2009 Annual Banquet for service as Editor of the DCLA newsletter
Anne Osterman
Certificate of Appreciation awarded at 2007 Annual Banquet for "extraordinary contributions as a first year member of DCLA."
Mrs. Laura Bush
Plaque presented at White House Reception, April 7, 2003, opening National Library Week
Darrell Lemke
Certificate presented May 20, 1996, at annual banquet for his contributions to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Library Federation
Shirley Loo
Plaque presented May 18, 1983 at annual banquet for her work as Assistant Treasurer on a brand-new mailing list for DCLA.
Mary Feldman
Plaque presented at 1983 at annual banquet for her many years of service as Intercom editor.
President and Mrs. Carter
Plaque presented at the White House New Member Reception November, 11, 1978 for their "support and assistance."
Paul Berry Silver bowl, presented at annual banquet May, 30, 1980
 


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