Chair: Suzanne Rackover
Board Liaison: Mark Pompelia

Committee Charge:

The Awards Committee administers ARLIS/NA awards with the constituent subcommittees: Distinguished Service Award, Book Awards, Research Awards, Student Awards, and Travel Awards; administers any other special achievement or grant-funded awards that are established by the Executive Board; develops and reviews the guidelines and timetables for all awards; assists subcommittee chairs in soliciting and reviewing nominations and in recommending recipients for awards to the Executive Board; and publicizes the awards and award recipients.


Distinguished Service Award

Award administered: Distinguished Service Award
Chair: Katherine A. Keller
Members: Elisa Hansen, Katherine A. Keller, Jillian Ewalt, Rebecca Friedman

Book Awards

Awards administered: George Wittenborn Memorial Book AwardMelva J. Dwyer Award
Wittenborn Chair: TBD
Wittenborn Members: Jennifer Akins, Andrea Degener, Skye Lacerte, Megan Macken, M.J. Poehler, Thomas Young
Dwyer Chair: Amy Furness
Dwyer Members: Melissa Adler, Allison Comrie, Jean-Bruno Giard

Research Awards

Awards administered: Worldwide Books Award for PublicationsWorldwide Books Award for Electronic ResourcesH.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award
Research Awards Chair: Jeanne-Marie Musto
Members: Jade Finlinson, Anna Helgeslon, Alison Huftalen, Kathy Woodrell

Student Advancement Awards

Awards administered: Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship AwardGerd Muehsam Award
Student Advancement Awards Chair: Gwen Mayhew
Freitag Members: Stephanie B. Fletcher,  Gwen Mayhew, Abigail Sebaly 
Muehsam Members: Meghan Lyon, Becca Pad, Gianna Ricci

Travel Awards

Awards administered: Conference Attendance Award, Student Conference Attendance Award, Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance, Howard Karno Award, Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance, Samuel H. Kress Foundation Award for International Travel
Travel Awards Chair: Courtney Baron
Members: Maryke H. Barber, Courtney Baron, Patricia Gimenez, Megan Lotts, Ian McDermott, Marianne Williams 
Kress Chair: Amy Trendler
Kress Members: Lucy Campbell, Elsa Loftis, Beverly Mitchell

ARLIS/NA Applauds

Chair: Sylvia Roberts