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Wendy Lee Helmstetter

Wendy Lee Helmstetter, Canadian librarian. Recipient Excellence Scholarly Achievement award State University of New York/Buffalo, 1986.


  • Helmstetter, Wendy Lee was born on August 31, 1947 in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1960. Daughter of Estyn Lloyd and Vera Gertrude (Derwa) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology summa cum laude, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1985. Master of Library Science, University South Florida, 1994.


    • Administrative assistant to library director Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, 1973-1989. Reference library Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, 1994—1996, academic information services library, 1996—2002, assistant library director, 2002—2005, director resources and services, since 2005.


    Board directors Friends of Evans Library., Melbourne, 1996-1998. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries (instruction section, policy committee 1996-1998, science and technical section, university libraries section, membership committee 1996-1998), Library. Administration and Management Association, Reference and User Services Association, Florida Institute of Technology Faculty Senate (chairman faculty excellence awards committee since 2005), Florida Library.

    Association, Library. Association Brevard (continuing education committee 1994-1995), Central Florida Library. Cooperative (delegate), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Sigma Lambda.


    • 1 child, Lee Glenn Grisetti. Married Charles Edward Helmstetter, July 1, 1988.
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    Born August 31, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1985
      State University of New York
    • 1994
      University South Florida
    • 1973 - 1989
      Administrative assistant, to library director Roswell Park Cancer Institute
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      Technology, reference library Florida Institute
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1996 - 2002
      Technology, reference library Florida Institute