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Patti Jan Mersmann

Patti Jan Mersmann, American librarian. Recipient Snowbird Leadership Institute award, 1996. Member American Association of University Women, American Library Association, Kansas Library. Association (Presidential award for New Professional 1996), Mountain Plains Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Mersmann, Patti Jan was born on May 2, 1951 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Arthur Jack Wiggins and Georgia Mae (Montgomery) Aldridge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University Kansas, 1973. Master of Library Science, Emporia State University, 1993.

    Career

    • Department head reference and Interlibrary loan Central Kansas Library. System, Great Bend, 1993-1995. Director library information technical Kansas State Library., Topeka, since 1995.

      Presenter/workshop leader in field.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Women, American Library Association, Kansas Library. Association (Presidential award for New Professional 1996), Mountain Plains Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Quiltmaking.

    Connections

    • Children: Aaron Joseph, Adam Thomas.
    • father: Arthur Jack Wiggins Aldridge
    • mother: Georgia Mae (Montgomery) Aldridge
    • children: Aaron Joseph Mersmann
    • Adam Thomas Mersmann
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    Born March 2, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Kansas
    • 1993
      Emporia State University
    • 1993 - 1995
      Department head, reference and Interlibrary loan Central Kansas Library System
      Great Bend, Kansas, United States
    • 1995
      director, library information technical Kansas State Library
      Topeka, Kansas, United States

    Award