Awards (Allene M. Jackson Award and Dr. John Morley Award)

Allene M. Jackson Award

Allene M. Jackson

The Allene M. Jackson Award, originated in 2003, named after AADD's founding Executive Director, Allene M. Jackson, who led the agency from 1989 to 1995.  This award is given to a direct care staff who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their work with a person or persons who are at least 50 years of age and have a developmental disability.

2017 marked the 15th anniversary of presenting this award. AADD commends our past award winners for their commitment to the field of aging with developmental disabilities.

Below is a list of past awardees:

  • Dick Mintzlaff 2003
  • Jim Loughlin 2004
  • Ed Nieman 2005
  • David Hoehler 2006
  • Linda Craig 2007
  • Barbara Linzie 2008
  • Patricia Dressel 2009
  • Twin Cities CSS Staff 2010
  • Adrianne Bell 2011
  • Sharon Hales 2012
  • Lois Davis 2013
  • Nancy Huett 2014
  • Rhonda Juntti 2015
  • Billie Barrett 2016
  • James Beeler 2017
  • Je'Re Snyder 2018
  • Jessie Hautly 2019

Allene M. Jackson Award Nomination Form

If you would like to nominate someone for the 2020 Allene M. Jackson Award, please check back in 2020 or call 314-647-8100 for more information.

Dr. John E. Morley Award

Dr. John E. Morley

The Dr. John E. Morley Award, originated in 2017, is named after the inaugural recipient, Dr. John E. Morley. Dr. Morley is one of the nation's foremost authorities on geriatrics, receiving his medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand. Since 1989, he has been a Dammert Professor of Gerontology and Director for the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University Medical Center. He has also been the Director of the Division of Endocrinology at Saint Louis University Medical Center since 2006.

The Dr. John E. Morley award is given in honor of individuals who show commitment and leadership in reducing barriers and/or creating new opportunities for persons who are at least 50 years of age and have a developmental disability. Eligible recipients are doctors, nurses, social workers, administrators, and management professionals who have followed in Dr. Morley’s path in opening doors for this population.

Below is a list of past awardees:

  • Dr. John E. Morley  2017
  • Jacqueline Fernald  2018
  • Amanda George  2019

If you would like to nominate someone for the 2020 Dr. John E. Morley Award, please check back in 2020 or call 314-647-8100 for more information.