2016 Joey Rodger Leadership Award

Congratulations to Lynn Williamson, Chief of the Neighborhood Library Services Division for the Free Library of Phildelphia, on receiving the 2016 Joey Rodger Leadership Award! Charged with the management of all 50+ neighborhood library operations, she has taken on the challenge of moving the Free Library’s neighborhood library services deep into the 21st century with new models of community connectedness and collaboration.

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Past ULC Joey Rodger Leadership Awardees include:

  • Lynn Williamson, Chief, Neighborhood Library Services Division, Free Library of Phildelphia
  • Karen Beach, Deputy Director, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation
  • Paula Brehm Heeger, Service Operations Manager, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
  • Edward Melton, Chief of Branches, San Francisco Public Library
  • Lisa Wells, Assistant Director for Library Services, Pioneer Library System
  • Corinne Hill, Executive Director, Chattanooga Public Library
  • Cindy Lombardo, Deputy Director & COO, Cleveland Public Library
  • Tony Tallent, Director of Literacy & Learning, Richland Library
  • Asante Cain, Reference & Adult Services Coordinator, Grand Rapids Public Library
  • Hampton M. “Skip” Auld, Director, Durham County Library
  • Norice Lee, Mngr., Dorris Van Doren Reg. Branch, El Paso Public Library
  • Debbie Moss, Assistant Director, Orange County Library System
  • Anne Masters, Assoc. Director for System Services, Pioneer Library System