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Lorraine Dey Schaeffer Summers

Lorraine Dey Schaeffer Summers was American librarian.


  • Summers, Lorraine Dey Schaeffer was born on December 14, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph William and Hilda Lorraine (Ritchey) Dey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Florida State University, 1968. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1969.


    • Extension director Santa Fe Regional Library., Gainesville, 1969-1971. Public library consultant State Library. of Florida, Tallahassee, 1971-1978, assistant state library, 1978-1984. Director administrative services National Association for Campus Activities, Columbia, South Carolina, 1984-1985.

      Assistant state library State Library. of Florida, Tallahassee, 1985—2001, retired, since 2001. Board directors, secretary Southeastern Library. Network, Inc.; consultant in field.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.


    Delaware President's Committee on Mental Retardation Regional Forum, Atlanta, 1975. Delegate Florida Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services, 1978, 90. Member American Library Association (organization committee 1979-1983, council 1982-1984, 93-97, resolutions committee 1983-1985, member legislation committee 1993-1995, nominating committee 1996, awards committee 1998-1999, Spectrum awards jury 1999-2000), Association Specialized and Cooperative Library.

    Agencies (director 1976-1982, chairman planning and organization committee 1976-1980, chairman nominating committee 1980-1981, chairman by laws committee 1985-1986, executive board state library agency section 1983-1986, president 1987-1988, chairman standards review committee 1990-1992), Southeastern Library. Association (executive board 1976-1980, vice president, president-elect 1994-1996, president 1996-1998, past president 1998-2000, nominating committee 2000-2002), Florida Library. Association (secretary 1978-1979, director 1976-1980, nominating committee 1995-1996), Zonta (director 1992-1995, secretary 1999-2001, member service committee since 2007), United National Comm.(chairman 2009-2010).


    • Married F. William Summers, January 28, 1984.
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    Born December 14, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      Florida State University
    • 1969
      Florida State University
    • 1969 - 1971
      Extension director, Santa Fe Regional Library
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1971 - 1978
      public library consultant, State Library of Florida
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      director, administrative services National Association for Campus Activities
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1985 - 2001
      assistant, state library State Library of Florida
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States