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Ronald Alvah Dubberly

Ronald Alvah Dubberly, American library director. Recipient Special Service award Iowa Library Association, 1975.

Background

  • Dubberly, Ronald Alvah was born on October 25, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Chester Alvah and Mary Margaret (Jessup) Dubberly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Jacksonville University, 1964. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Florida State University, 1965.

    Career

    • Reader's adviser assistant Jacksonville Public Library., 1961-1964. Reference library, branch library Baltimore County (Maryland) Public Library., 1965-1967, administrative assistant to director, 1967-1969. Director Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library., 1969-1975, Seattle Public Library., 1975-1987, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library., since 1987.

      Executive board Maryland Library Association 1969. Consultant Iowa State Library, 1970-1972. Executive board Iowa Library Association, 1971-1973, 75, chairman legislation committee, 1973-1975.

      Member Washington Advisory Council Libraries, 1975-1977. Chair planning and development committee Washington State Library, 1984-1986. Member executive board Urban Libraries Council, 1981-1987, chairman long range planning committee, 1984.

      President Washington Literacy, 1985-1986. Administrative agent Public Library Development Program Project, 1985-1987. Auxilliary faculty University Washington, 1985-1986.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Journal Library Administration, 1979-1985.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (vice president, president-elect public library association 1976-1978, president 1978-1980, standards committee 1983-1987, new standards task force com.1984-1986, program evaluation and support committee since 1987), American Library. Trustee Association (director 1980-1981), Washington Library. Association (legislation committee 1981-1987), Public Library.

    Association (chairman public libraries principles task force 1980-1982, goals, guidelines and standards committee 1982-1986), Urban Libraries Council (executive board 1981-1987, 88—), Georgia Standards Committee (chairman 1987-1988), Metro Atlanta Literature Volumes American (board directors since 1988).

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Rose Bazemore, June 15, 1963. Children: Pamela Rose, Kenneth Alvah.
    • father: Chester Alvah Dubberly
    • mother: Mary Margaret (Jessup) Dubberly
    • spouse: Bonnie Rose Bazemore
    • children: Pamela Rose Dubberly
    • Kenneth Alvah Dubberly
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    Born October 25, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Jacksonville University
    • 1965
      Florida State University
    • 1961 - 1964
      Reader's adviser assistant, Jacksonville Public Library
    • 1965 - 1967
      reference library
    • 1969 - 1975
      director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library
    • 1975 - 1987
      director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library
    • 1987
      director, Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library

    Award