EBSCO Excellence in Rural Library Service Award Jury

Charge

To annually select the recipient of the award and an honorarium, given to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less with an upper per capita income limit of not more than the 75th quartile of the national average that demonstrates excellence of service to its community as exemplified by an overall service program or a special program of significant accomplishment.

Roster

Helen Rigdon (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Susan Philp Baier (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Jean Bosch (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Erica Freudenberger (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mr. Michael Grutchfield (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mrs. Megan Lorane Thomas (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Megan Stewart (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/18/2018. Last retrieved on 09/18/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The PLA EBSCO Excellence in Rural Library Service Award jury consists of members appointed from the membership at large serving 2 year terms and led by a chair.

Origin

Established at the request of the PLA Board.

Get Involved

To be a thriving, vibrant organization, PLA must have committed and active committee members. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please read and fill out the online volunteer form.

  • Volunteers are accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Appointments are made by the PLA President and President-Elect, primarily in the spring.
  • Volunteers must be members of ALA and PLA.

Staff Liaison

Megan Stewart
Program Coordinator
312-280-5026
mstewart@ala.org