Cathleen Bourdon Service Award

About the Cathleen Bourdon Service Award
A citation presented to recognize 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; representation of ASCLA to other appropriate organizations, institutions, or governmental agencies.

Administered by:

Assoc of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies logo

Award and Frequency

An annual citation is presented.
This award is given out on an annual basis.


Recipients must be ASCLA personal members.

Application Instructions

Submit the following materials with the application form:

  • Nomination letter, describing the ways in which the nominee fulfills the criteria.
  • Resume of the nominee and/or summary of the nominee’s activities and contributions.
  • Two letters of endorsement containing specific reasons for supporting the nomination.

Contact Information

Jessica D. Hughes (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to October 8, 2045) -
Work Phone: 312-280-4395
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Melissa Tracy (Staff Liaison, November 2, 2016, to November 2, 2099) -
Work Phone: 312-280-4397
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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