Established in 2008, the Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in governmental relations at the federal, state, or local level and who has furthered the goal of providing quality information for improved health. The award honors Carla J. Funk who worked diligently and passionately to provide viability for the association and profession as well as further the association's governmental relations agenda.
The winner of the award will receive a certificate and a cash award of $500 at the MLA annual meeting. Nominees must be current members of MLA and a member of MLA at the time the government relations activities occurred. For more information, please go to the award website.
Nominations are due November 1, 2016.