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Blane Kent Dessy

Blane Kent Dessy, American library director. Member American Library Association (John Cotton Dana award 1986), Alabama Library Association, American Society Public Administration.

Background

  • Dessy, Blane Kent was born on August 7, 1951 in Pittsburgh. Son of Ernest Howard and Rita Quinn (Keenan) Dessy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1976.

    Career

    • Director Juniata County Library, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, 1976-1979, Mifflin County Library, Lewistown, 1979-1981. Consultant Oklahoma Department Libraries, Oklahoma City, 1981-1984. Deputy state librarian State Library of Ohio, Columbus, 1984-1986.

      Director Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery, since 1986.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (John Cotton Dana award 1986), Alabama Library Association, American Society Public Administration.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Annette Katancik, October 13, 1973. 1 child, Adrienne Elaine.
    • father: Ernest Howard Dessy
    • mother: Rita Quinn (Keenan) Dessy
    • spouse: Nancy Annette Katancik
    • child: Adrienne Elaine Dessy
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    Born August 7, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Indiana University Pennsylvania
    • 1976
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1976 - 1979
      Director, Juniata County Library
      Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      Director, Juniata County Library
      Lewistown, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1981 - 1984
      consultant, Oklahoma Department Libraries
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      deputy state librarian State Library of Ohio
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1986
      director, Alabama Public Library Service
      Montgomery, Alabama, United States