PLS Awards Committee

Awards Committee
The Awards Committee Charge:

  • To oversee the William H. Roberts Public Library Distinguished Service Award:
    • Seek and review nominations
    • Make a recommendation to the Public Library Section Planning Council
    • Plan and organize the presentation and press releases.
  • To oversee the distribution of other scholarships and awards as designated by the PLS Planning Council.
  • To encourage active membership in the Public Library Section and its committees.

The William H. Roberts Public Library Distinguished Service Award
Purpose:
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in public libraries in North Carolina. The recipient of this award may be a library leader or an unsung hero/heroine in public libraries.

Recipients and their positions at the time of the award:
2003 Marian Lytle, Rowan Public Library, Children's Services Supervisor
2004 Suzanne Tate, Randolph County Public Library, Assistant Director
2005 June Evans, High Point Public Library, Business Research Services
2007 Erwin Gunnells, Buncombe County Public Libraries, Director of Preschool Outreach Department
2009 Diann Ball, Fontana Regional Library, Office Manager
2011 Phillip Whitford, Braswell Memorial Library, Associate Director for Support Services
2013 Lisa Flanigan, Watauga County Library, Youth Services Specialist
2015 Meryle Leonard, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, Outreach Services Coordinator

2009 Winner Diann Ball, Mr. Roberts, Mary McAfee

2009 Winner Diann Ball, Mr. Roberts, Mary McAfee

PLS Awards Committee 2016-2017

PLS Awards Committee 

 
Dr. Kim Becnel
Assistant Professor of Library Science
Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32086
Boone, NC 28608-2086
becnelke [at] appstate [dot] edu
 
Dr. Robert Burgin, President
RB Software & Consulting, Inc.
1720 Hobbs Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410
Phone: 919-606-9502
Email: rburgin [at] rburgin [dot] com
 
Mary McAfee
715 Lynn Dee Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336-768-3373
mcafeemary52 [at] gmail [dot] com
 
Matt Shaw
Archdale Public Library
Randolph Public Library System
10433 South Main Street
Archdale, NC 27263
336-431-3811
mshaw [at] randolphlibrary [dot] org
 
Elizabeth Skinner, Vice-Chair
Forsyth County Public Library
660 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-703-3015
336-727-2549 fax
skinneej [at] forsyth [dot] cc