General News

Amigos is deeply saddened by the loss of Charles Cason, Chief Financial Officer

Amigos is deeply saddened by the loss of Charles Cason, Chief Financial Officer, who passed away on Friday, August 26th. An integral part of our organization and member community for the past 17 years, Charles will truly be missed. We all mourn his passing and extend our sympathies to his family, friends and colleagues.

Congratulations Ronald G. Bohley Award Recipients!

The Ronald G. Bohley Award is presented jointly by the Missouri Library Association (MLA) and Amigos Library Services. The award goes to an individual or individuals whose actions have led libraries to work better together and who exemplify the best efforts to reach out beyond his or her own institution to further multi-type library cooperation throughout the state of Missouri.

Amigos Board Starts New Fiscal Year

At its August 5th meeting in Dallas, the Amigos Board of Directors welcomed new Director Jean Waldrop from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Directors Linda Morgan Davis, The Public Library of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County (NM); Steve Potter, Mid-Continent Public Library (MO); and Independent Director Gretchen McCord (TX) were re-elected in May. Amigos continued the tradition of holding an orientation session just prior to the first meeting of the new fiscal year to review policies, programs and procedures. Chair Craig Stephenson, Vice Chair Linda Morgan Davis, President and CEO Bonnie Juergens, and Amigos leadership staff all participated in the informative session.