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Carla Martindell Felsted

Carla Martindell Felsted, American librarian, writer, editor. Certified secondary teacher, Texas; certified learning resources specialist, Texas. Grantee St. Edward's University, 1986-1989, 96.

Background

  • Felsted, Carla Martindell was born on June 21, 1947 in Barksdale Field, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of David Aldenderfer Martindell and Dorthe (Hetland) Horton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Southern Methodist University, 1968. Master of Arts in History, Southern Methodist University, 1974. Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, 1978.

    Career

    • Teacher Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, 1968-1972, Lake Highlands Junior High School, Richardson, 1973-1975. Instructor Richland College, 1973-1976. Library assistant Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1977-1978.

      Librarian Tracy-Locke Advertising, 1978-1979. Corporation librarian American Airlines, Inc., Fort Worth, 1979-1984. Research librarian McKinsey & Company, Dallas, 1984-1985.

      Reference librarian St. Edward's University, Austin, 1985—2002, associate professor, 1994—2002. Library Sedona (Arizona) Public Library., since 2003. Partner Southwind Information Services and Southwind Bed-Breakfast, Wimberley, Texas, 1985-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher, Texas. Certified learning resources specialist, Texas.

    Works

    • Editor, compiler: Youth and Alcohol Abuse, 1986. Co-editor Mexican Meanderings, 1991-1999. Contributor Frommer's travel guides, 1991-1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member advisory board School Library and Information Sciences, Texas Women's University, Denton, 1982-1984. Member curriculum committee Wimberley Indiana School District, 1986. Board directors Hays-Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, San Marcos, Texas, 1986-1988, Institute Cultures for Wimberley Valley, 1989-1991, Texas Alliance Human Needs, 1992-1996.

    Texas Team Survivor, Danskin Triathlon, 1995-2002, co-captain 1997-1999. Volunteer Breast Cancer Resource Center, 1998-2000, Sedona Cultural Park, 2003-2004, Sedona Public Library., 2003, Sedona Gt Decisions, since 2003. Democratic party precinct communications, 2004-2006.

    Member American Library Association, Texas Library. Association (district program committee, membership committee 1986-1988, Texas-Mexico relations committee 1992-2002), REFORMA, Wimberley C. of Chamber (board directors 1987-1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Health issues research and advocacy, regional and ethnic cooking, physical fitness, art history, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Earl Luna, August 24, 1968, (divorced 1972). Married Hugh Herbert Felsted, November 2, 1974.
    • father: David Aldenderfer Martindell Horton
    • mother: Dorthe (Hetland) Horton
    • spouses: Robert Earl Luna
    • Hugh Herbert Felsted
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    Born June 21, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1974
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1978
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1968 - 1972
      Teacher, Bishop Lynch High School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      Teacher, Bishop Lynch High School
      Richardson, Texas, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      instructor, Richland College
    • 1977 - 1978
      library assistant, Southern Methodist University
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      librarian Tracy-Locke Advertising
    • 1979 - 1984
      corporation librarian American Airlines
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      research librarian McKinsey & Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 2002
      reference librarian St. Edward's University
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 2003
      library Sedona (Arizona) Public Library
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