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Mark Allen West

Mark Allen West was American librarian, educator. Trustee/treasurer Grande Prairie Public Library. District, Hazel Crest, Illinois, 1979-1986. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Bay Shore Yacht Club (commodore since 1995).

Background

  • West, Mark Allen was born on March 22, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Charles and Virginia Delphine (Dirks) West.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bradley University, 1971. Master of Library Science, Rosary College, 1978.

    Career

    • Sales representative Jack West Manufacturers Republican, Chicago, 1972-1974, Kinney Printing Company, Chicago, 1978-1980. Library assistant Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library., 1974-1975, administrative library, since 1987. Administrator library Rickton Park (Illinois) Public Library., 1976-1978, Chicago Ridge (Illinois) Public Library., 1980-1987.

      Deputy director Naperville (Illinois) Public Library. Retired, 2005

      Instructor College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, since 1993.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Insiders Guide to Library Automation, 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee/treasurer Grande Prairie Public Library. District, Hazel Crest, Illinois, 1979-1986. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library.

    Association, Bay Shore Yacht Club (commodore since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Michelle Bucheck, June 6, 1970 (div. 1973); married Barbara Elizabeth Grant, June 10, 1977.
    • father: John Charles West
    • mother: Virginia Delphine (Dirks) West
    • spouses: Michelle Bucheck
    • Barbara Elizabeth Grant
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    Born March 22, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Bradley University
    • 1978
      Rosary College
    • 1972 - 1974
      Sales representative Jack West Manufacturers Republican
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1975
      library assistant, Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1976 - 1978
      administrator, library Rickton Park (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1978 - 1980
      Sales representative Jack West Manufacturers Republican
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      administrator, library Rickton Park (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1987
      library assistant, Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library
    • 2005
      retired
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