APLA Merit Award Recipients

Year Recipient Institution Region
1975 Jessie Mifflen Newfoundland Public Library Services St. John's, NF
1975 M.E. (Mollie) Cameron Halifax City Library Halifax, NS
1976 James MacEacheron New Brunswick Library Services Fredericton, NB
1977 Evelyn Campbell Nova Scotia Research Foundation Halifax, NS
1978 Hubert Button Albert-Westmorland-Kent Regional Library Board Moncton, NB
1979 Norman Horrocks School of Library Service - Dalhousie University Halifax, NS
1980 Agnes O'Dea Centre for Newfoundland Studies - Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NF
1981 Shirley Elliott Nova Scotia Legislative Library Halifax, NS
1982 Norman Skinner Saint John Regional Library Board Saint John, NB
1983 No Award    
1984 No Award    
1985 Gertrude Gunn University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB
1986 No Award    
1987 Katherine Le Butt York Regional Library Fredericton, NB
1988 Carin Somers Nova Scotia Provincial Library Halifax, NS
1989 Henry Bramwell Chandler Prince Edward Island Libraries Charlottetown, PEI
1990 Douglas Lochhead Mount Allison University Sackville, NB
1991 Pearce Penny Provincial Public Library Services St. John's, NF
1992 Alfred Bailey University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB
1993 Iain Bates Acadia University Wolfville, NS
1994 No Award    
1995 Barbara Kincaid Western Counties Regional Library Yarmouth, NS
1996 Eric Swanick Legislative Library Fredericton, NB
1997 Suzanne Sexty Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NF
1998 Margot Ellen Schenk Saint Mary's University Halifax, NS
1999 Alban Arsenault Université de Moncton Moncton, NB
2000 No Award    
2001 Peter Glenister Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS
2002 No Award    
2003 Joy Tillotson Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NF
2004 Claude Potvin Albert-Westmoreland-Kent Regional Library Moncton, NB
2005 Michael Colborne Nova Scotia Provincial Library Service Halifax, NS
2006 Madeleine Lefebvre St. Mary’s University Halifax, NS
2007 Richard H. Ellis Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NF
2008 Gwyn Pace Dalhousie University Libraries Halifax, NS
2009 Sylvie Nadeau New Brunswick Public Library Service Fredericton, NB
2010 Peter Webster St. Mary’s University Halifax, NS
2011 Elaine McLean St. Francis Xavier Antigonish, NS
2012 Jennifer Richard Acadia University Wolfville, NS
2013 Bill Slauenwhite Novanet Halifax, NS
2014 Jennifer Evans Nova Scotia Provincial Library  Halifax, NS
2015 John Teskey University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB
2016 Lou Duggan Saint Mary’s University Halifax, NS
2017 Jocelyne Thompson University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB