2013 ALA Trustee Citations
G. Victor Johnson
G. Victor Johnson has served the Arlington Heights (Ill.) Memorial Library as a Trustee for more than 30 years. During his tenure he has served as treasurer, vice-president/secretary and president. He helped pass two referenda, oversee two building campaigns and maintain three zero-percent annual tax levies. While he was president of the board, the library was first recognized as a five-star library by Library Journal and has since earned five stars for five years in a row. He served on the board of the Association for Library Trustees and Advocates (now United for Libraries) as well as the North Suburban Library System.
Beverly Mull has been a trustee at the Zion (Ill.)-Benton Public Library District for more than seven years. She is an active member serving in the executive and finance committees. An educator who is passionate about reading, she established a library program geared to offer tutoring services to children in the community and initiated a partnership with the Lake County Health Department.