Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award

Established in 1996 and presented by the CLA Executive Board in recognition of outstanding volunteer service to the Association by a CLA member.

2021 Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award Recipient - Pat Lawton

3/3/2021

Pat Lawton

Congratulations to CLA’s 2021 Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award Recipient, Pat Lawton. The Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award Presentation will be held during the Business Meeting at the CLA Virtual Conference on April 30, 2021 via Zoom from 4:45 – 5:00 pm Eastern.

The Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award was established in 1996 and is presented by the CLA Executive Board in recognition of outstanding volunteer service to the Association by a CLA member.

Pat currently serves as Special Projects Librarian and Head of the Digital Access Projects and Outreach Services at the Hesburgh Libraries of the University of Notre Dame and as Digital Projects Librarian for the Catholic Research Resources Alliance. She is an active member of the Catholic Library Association and Archival Resources for Catholic Collections. Pat has presented and published widely on collaborative and digital initiatives, with a special focus on ensuring the survival and discovery of religious archives.

Prior to her tenure at Notre Dame, Pat was a faculty member in the School of Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh and taught cataloging, the organization of information, and knowledge management courses online and face to face for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She holds a BA in English and the MLS from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Mary A. Grant Volunteer Service Award Recipients

2018 Anna Campos

2017 Thomas Dusak

2016 Cait Kokolus

2015 Jean Elvekrog

2014 Nancy K. Schmidtmann

2013 Fr. Ken O'Malley

2012 Catherine A. Fennell

2011 Charlotte Ames

2010 Maxine Lucas

2009 Cecil White

2008 Peggy Donahoe

2007 Eileen Franke

2006 Sally Daly, SSJ

2005 Mary Agnes Casey, SSJ

2004 Julanne M. Good

2003 Mary Elizabeth Gallagher, SSJ

2002 Jovian P. Lang, OFM

2001 Mary Arthur Hoagland, IHM

2000 Paul J. Ostendorf, FSC

1999 Dorothy W. Cox

1998 Arnold Rzepecki

1997 Molly M. Lyons

1996 Carolyn Wicker Field