AAUW MO OUTSTANDING MEMBER AWARD
The Outstanding Member Award, introduced in 2011, is given to one or more members who have made significant contributions to the mission of AAUW of advocacy, education, and research, together with outstanding support of AAUW Missouri. Honorees are selected by a Board committee chaired by the vice president for membership.
2010-11 Susan Barley, Jane Biers, Marsha Koch
2011-12 Gloria Bandstra, Grace Butler, Carol Davis McDonald, Betty Takahashi
2012-13 Holly Burgess, Ellen Johnson, Joyce Katz, Pat Shores
2013-14 Susan Barley, Renee Hornsby, Yvonne Morrison
2014-15 Shirley Breeze, Julia Triplett
2015-16 Linda Berube
2016-17 Karen Francis, Pat Shores
2017-18 Marsha Koch
2018-19 Marianne Fues
2019-20 Lynne Roney
2020-21 Ellen Irons, Sue Shineman
AAUW MO WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AWARD
The biennial Woman of Distinction Award is given to an outstanding AAUW member or members who have promoted the mission and values of AAUW in their branch and community. Honorees are selected by a committee chaired by the president-elect.
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2023 WOMAN OF DINSTINCTION AWARD MAY BE MADE NOW.
The nominee must be a member of AAUW Missouri and an outstanding AAUW member who has promoted the mission and values of AAUW in her branch and community.
Each branch may nominate one member from any Missouri branch. She need not be a member of your branch. There will be one award given. Nominees (other than the award winner) may be resubmitted in subsequent years. Award is presented at the AAUW MO Conference each year.
GET A NOMINATION FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS HERE
The 2021 awardees were Donna Myers and Marie Boudreux.
1984 Barbara Lackritz (Creve Coeur)
1986 Ella Bettinger (St. Louis)
1988 Dr. Joyce Dana (Richmond)
1990 Dr. Diane Brukardt (Columbia), Opal Calvert Eckert (Maryville)
1992 Shirley Breeze (Ferguson-Florissant), Betty Cook Rottmann (Columbia)
1994 Kathy Dains (Columbia)
1996 Grace Butler (Columbia)
1998 Patt Braley (Independence), Dr. Nancy Gerber (Ferguson-Florissant)
2000 Shirley Garhart (Creve Coeur)
2002 Alyse Stoll (Raytown)
2004 Carol Davis McDonald (Kirkwood-Webster Groves), Ardy Pearson (Kansas City)
2006 Jean Shull (Kirkwood-Webster Groves)
2008 Toni Thornton (Independence)
2010 Dr. Jane Biers (Columbia)
2012 Julia Triplett (Ballwin-Chesterfield)
2014 Joyce Guard Schuetz (Creve Coeur), Betty Takahashi (St. Charles)
2016 Mary Emily Kitterman (Kansas City ), Dr. A. Patricia (Pat) Shores (Ballwin- ………Chesterfield), Maurita Stueck (Kirkwood-Webster Groves)
2018 Diane Ludwig (Columbia), Carolyn Gray Thornton (Nevada)
2021 Donna Myers and Marie Boudreux
AAUW MO STATE NAMED GIFT AWARD
The State Named Gift Award was presented through 2009 to recognize members who had made significant contributions to the work of the state Board and AAUW MO. Honorees were selected by a Board committee consisting of the president and EF and LAF chairs. After AAUW discontinued national Named Gift awards, the state discontinued this award.
2006 Janet Huss, Marsha Koch, Lynne Roney, Alyse Stoll
2007 Linda Berube, Betty Dusing, Joyce Katz, Linda Vestal
2008 AAUW Ballwin-Chesterfield Missouri Branch, Diane Ludwig, Deborah McWard, Yvonne Morrison, Jan Scott, Dorothy Smith, Connie Stoker
2009 Sue Barley, Joyce Katz, Debbie McWard, Christine Stricker, Julie TriplettGET A NO
MINATION FORM HERE.