Oklahoma Library Legends
Carnegie, Andrew Foundation
Delphian Clubs and Societies
Ferguson, Milton J.
Ferguson, Mrs. Thomas B. (Eva Shartel)
Frasier, Sally Freeman
Friends of Libraries groups around Oklahoma
Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)
Friends of Tulsa City-County Library
Funk, Mrs. Trimmier Sloan
Gates, Bill & Melinda Foundation
Hardesty, Roger & Donna
Henke, Esther Mae
Johnson, Edward R.
Lowry, William (Bill)
Maddox, Eugenia (Frances)
Marable, Mary Hays
Martin, Allie Beth
Masters, Anne Rounds
McGlenn, Alma Reid
Morgan, Anne Hodges
Motter, Robert T., Jr.
Motter, Robert T., Sr.
Norberg, Lillian Born
Parker, Mrs. J.C.
Phelps, Edith Allen
Phillips, John & Vicki
Porter, Cora Case
Ratliff, Julia Brady
Ray, Dee Ann
Robbins, Louise S.
Rouse, Roscoe and Charlie Lou
Segal, Bob & Pat
Thompson, Clinton M. Jr. (Marty)
Townsend, Mrs. Hosea
Troy, Forrest (Frosty)
Wentroth, Mary Ann
Women's Federated Clubs
Women's Clubs of Oklahoma
Zarrow, Henry & Anne
A Missouri native, Donna Morris has served as Executive Director of the Metropolitan Library System
since August 2002. Prior to being named executive director, Ms. Morris served as Deputy Director
for over 10 years and also in many other different positions at MLS over her 36 year career with
During her career with MLS she has been involved in the design, space planning, interior furnishing
coordination and construction management of the Midwest City, Village, Choctaw, Edmond and Ronald
J. Norick libraries as well as a number of smaller construction and remodeling projects at other
MLS library facilities. She authored course syllabuses for the classes: “Effective Public Service
Skills” and “Designing Safe and Effective Library Buildings” for the Oklahoma Department
of Libraries certification courses.
A graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, she received a B.S in Elementary Education and
went on to attain a Masters in Library Science from the University of Oklahoma.
She has served the Oklahoma Library Association as President, ALA Councilor, Legislative Chair,
Program Chair, Local Arrangements Co-Chair, Awards Chair and Nominating Committee Chair.
She is also a member of the American Library Association, Library Administration and Management
section of ALA, and the Public Library Association in which she has served on the Bylaws and Constitution,
Workload Measures and Metropolitan Library committees.
In addition she is active in The Downtown Rotary Club, Leadership OKC, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
of Commerce and the State Chamber.
Donna lives in Norman, married to husband Ken for 36 years, and has two grown sons, Matt and Jeff.