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Billie Jean Lewis

Billie Jean Lewis, American library director. Certified professional library Commonwealth Virginia, 1999, Kentucky, 2000. Active, Velma K. Conyers Order of Easter Star P.H.A., Crestview, Florida, 2004—2009; Member of BCALA (Alabama), American Library. Association.

Background

  • Lewis, Billie Jean was born on December 6, 1947 in Eden, North Carolina, United States.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, Corning Community College, New York, 1983. Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, 1987. Master of Library and Information Science, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988.

    Career

    • Children's library Detroit Public Library., 1989—1990, assistant branch manager children's library, 1993—1995. Assistant branch manager, adult reference library Louisville Free Public Library., 1995—1998. Manager H. C. Downing branch library Norfolk Public Library., Virginia, 1999—2000.

      Library manager Eglin Air Force Base Library., Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 2001—2003. Library director Robert L. F. Sikes Public Library., Crestview, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional library Commonwealth Virginia, 1999, Kentucky, 2000.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

    Membership

    Active, Velma K. Conyers Order of Easter Star P.H.A., Crestview, Florida, 2004—2009. Member of BCALA (Alabama), American Library. Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, exercise.

    Connections

    • Daughter of William G. Manns and Darnella Worthington, Vincent Worthington (Stepfather). Married Jerome M. Lewis, August 6, 1966. Children: Jerome V., Jill R. Lewis-Daggs.
    • father: William G. Manns
    • mother: Darnella Worthington
    • spouse: Jerome M. Lewis
    • children: Jerome V. Lewis
    • Jill R. Lewis-Daggs Lewis
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    Born December 6, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Corning Community College
    • 1987
      Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1988
      University Michigan
    • 1995 - 1998
      assistant, branch manager
    • 1999
      manager, H. C. Downing branch library Norfolk Public Library
      Virginia, United States
    • 2001 - 2003
      library manager, Eglin Air Force Base Library
      Eglin Afb, Florida, United States
    • 2003
      library director, Robert L. F. Sikes Public Library
      Crestview, Florida, United States
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