Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

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The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural award recipient was Ken Hirsh, in whose honor the award is name


  • Outstanding leadership through committee work, service on the executive board, involvement in special projects or other activities
  • Participation in professional development activities in furtherance of the section and its interests, including educational program planning and presentations
  • Involvement with mentoring activities to foster interest and participation in the section and its activities
  • Evidenced commitment to the section, its purpose, and its role within the association in furtherance of the law library profession

To be eligible for the award, a nominee must be an active or retired member of the section.

Section officers are not eligible for this award during their term of office.

Nomination and submission procedures are included with the annual Call for Nominations and will be posted to the News blog and the CS-SIS-L mailing list.

Past Hirsh Award Winners

2016: Kristina L. Niedringhaus
2015: Meg Kribble
2014: Jean Willis 
2013: Deborah Ginsberg 
2012: Bonnie Shucha 
2011: June Liebert 
2010: Richard Leiter 
2009: Sheri H. Lewis 
2008: Mark Folmsbee 
2007: Jim Milles 
2006: Liz Glankler 
2004: Kenneth J. Hirsh