Library Board of Trustees Honors Volunteers


Joy Whittington.The Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees honored 32 volunteers at a special awards ceremony April 9, at George Mason Regional Library. Volunteer categories earning special recognition include volunteers who have reached service milestones and volunteers who have provided exceptional service. Delegate Mark Sickles served as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.

Volunteers donated more than 139,000 hours of work for the library in fiscal year 2013 and made a significant impact in the ability of the library to serve the community.

“Each year we honor volunteers who perform many of the behind-the scene tasks that keep libraries running smoothly,” said Willard Jasper, chairman of the Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees. “They pull books for the holds list; keep shelves in order; teach computer skills; lead English language learning groups; moderate book groups, garden and so much more.”

The Honorees:

Access Services
Marybeth Preisel – Exceptional Service

Gloria Sussman – Exceptional Service

Burke Centre Library
Joy Whittington - 5,000 Hours

City of Fairfax Regional Library
Jan Bohall – 3,000 hours

Frank Calkins – 1,000 hours

Parker Stephens – Exceptional Service

Mary Trice – 1,000 hours       

George Mason Regional Library
Kathleen Deyman- 1,000 hours 

John Mayer- 1,000 hours

Kings Park Library
Ruthann Friedland – 1,000 hours                                          

Kate McDevitt – 1,000 hours (also volunteers at the Pohick Regional Library)                    

Liz Motsko   – 1,000 hours  

Kingstowne Library
Mike Turk – 1,000 hours

John Marshall Library
Dottie Addison – 1,000 hours 

Mary Kay Bender  – 1,000 hours                               

Betsy Holmes – 1,000 hours   

Cheryl Revier – 1,000 hours   

Oakton Library
Katie Howe – Exceptional Service

Pohick Regional Library
Lillian Armstrong  – 1,000 hours                                           

Carol Braddock – 1,000 hours                                                          

Juanita Broome – 1,000 hours                                              

Mary Storch – 1,000 hours                                                                

Sherwood Regional Library
Jean Logan– 1,000 hours                                                     

Jack Wyatt   – 1,000 hours                                                                 

Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
Margaret Chatham – 3,000 hours

John Hewes - 3,000 hours

Charles Keener – 1,000 hours                                                          

Linda Silvas – 1,000 hours                                                    

Jann Taylor – 1,000 hours                                                    

Mary Vavrina – 1,000 hours                                                              

Library Administration
Margaret Merriman (also volunteers at Pohick Regional Library)

Library Technical Operations
Lisa Taylor – 1,000 hours

 

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Fairfax, Virginia 22035
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April 11, 2014, 23-14


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