2005 AALL Presidential Certificates of Appreciation

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Presented in San Antonio, TX
at the 98th Annual Meeting
Victoria K. Trotta, President

Mary Alice Baish, AALL Associate Washington Affairs Representative

  • For dedicated leadership in creating and fostering grassroots advocacy programs among AALL members. For her tireless efforts to ensure a viable Federal Depository Library Program

Anne C. Matthewman, Library Manager and Executive Director, Toronto Lawyers Association

  • For her exemplary and steadfast service as AALL Treasurer during a time of fiscal difficulty and for her leadership in guiding the Association back to fiscal strength

Frank Houdek, Chair, Fair Business Practices Special Committee

  • For his leadership in developing the AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers

Kay Moller Todd, Chair, Fair Business Practices Implementation Task Force

  • For her tireless work in promoting the AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers as the accepted standard in the industry

Law Librarians of New England (LLNE)

  • For leadership and creativity in the development and promotion of the Chapter Blog as a means of enhanced member communications

Julia O'Donnell, AALL Director of Publications

  • For her critical review of publication processes which resulted in an annual savings to the Association of $60,000

Stephen M. Ligda, AALL Director of Finance and Administration

  • In recognition and appreciation of his eleven years of loyal service to AALL. For his leadership in sound financial stewardship, his patient tutelage, and his vision that has ensured a secure financial position for AALL

Gen X Gen Y Task Force

  • For its pioneer survey of generational data on member professional and association preferences, the results of which were used extensively by the AALL Executive Board during the Strategic Directions initiative

Kennie L. Gill, Minority Staff Director and Chief Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

  • For longstanding championship of U.S. Code Title 44 and the Federal Depository Library Program, its unique and important value to our Nation's citizens, and its future in the 21st Century to provide the American public with no-fee permanent public access to authentic government information