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William Michael Cochran

William Michael Cochran, American librarian. Member mayor's committee on homelessness, since 2006; Member of Montana Center for Book Advisory Committee, Library. Administration and Management Association, Public Library. Association, Montana Governor's Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force, Montana Library. Association (president 1998-1999, named Library of the Year 1998), American Library Association, Beta Phi Mu.

Background

  • Cochran, William Michael was born on May 6, 1952 in Nevada, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph Charles and Inez (Larson) Cochran.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Liberal Studies, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979. Master of Arts with distinction in Library. Science, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1983.

      Master of Arts in Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1989.

    Career

    • Director Red Oak Public Library., Iowa, 1984. Patron services library Public Library. of Des Moines, 1984-1987. LSCA program coordinator State Library. of Iowa, Des Moines, 1987-1988, director library development, 1988-1989, assistant state library, 1989-1990.

      Director Parmly Billings Library., since 1990. Member White House Conference on Library and Information Services.

    Membership

    Member mayor's committee on homelessness, since 2006. Member of Montana Center for Book Advisory Committee, Library. Administration and Management Association, Public Library.

    Association, Montana Governor's Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force, Montana Library. Association (president 1998-1999, named Library of the Year 1998), American Library Association, Beta Phi Mu.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Marie Ohm, July 24, 1971.
    • father: Joseph Charles Cochran
    • mother: Inez (Larson) Cochran
    • spouse: Diane Marie Ohm
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    Born March 6, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      University Iowa
    • 1983
      University Iowa
    • 1989
      Drake University
    • 1984
      Director, Red Oak Public Library
      Iowa, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      patron services library Public Library of Des Moines
    • 1987 - 1988
      LSCA program coordinator, State Library of Iowa
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1990
      director, Parmly Billings Library
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