The Wisconsin ALA Award of Excellence is the highest honor bestowed to a chapter member who has dedicated volunteer service to the ALA and to the Wisconsin ALA Chapter. To be named a Wisconsin Chapter Award of Excellence recipient is a true honor.
This year’s award recipient is a shining example of a supreme volunteer, committed to the continued excellence of our beloved chapter. The recipient joined the chapter in 2005 and immediately got involved to ensure our chapter continued its success. She has served in many official capacities on our Wisconsin ALA Board including:
VP of Membership – 2009/2010
VP of Business Partner Relations – 2010/2011
President-Elect – 2011/2012
President – 2012/2013
Immediate Past President -- 2013/14
VP of Membership – 2013
President – 2016/2017
Immediate Past President – 2017/218
This recipient is currently serving at the ALA level on the Regional Nominating Committee to further her personal goal of bringing emphasis to the legal community at large. Another example of her commitment to the legal community and to the ALA.
It is our distinct honor to present the 2017 Wisconsin ALA Award of Excellence to Laurie Dey-Canales.