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Diane Elizabeth Rider Hutchins

Diane Elizabeth Rider Hutchins, American librarian. Recipient Outstanding Leadership award Washington State Library., 2000; Florida State University fellow, 1993-1994, College Teaching fellow, 1992-1993; Louis Shores scholar, 1992-1993.


  • Hutchins, Diane Elizabeth Rider was born on June 25, 1951 in Kearny, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Thomas Lindsay and Dorothy Jane (Sommer) Rider.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Music magna cum laude, Westminster Choir College, 1973. Master of Library Science, Florida State University, 1993.


    • Intern preservation department University Florida, Gainesville, 1993. Intern free-net library Tallahassee Free-Net, 1993. Reference library Broward County Main Library., Fort Lauderdale, 1994-1995.

      Library, instructor Art Institute Fort Lauderdale, 1995-1996, director Learning Resource Center, 1996-1998. Dean Nevin C. Meinhardt Memorial Library., 1998-1999. Collection development coordinator Washington State Library., Olympia, 1999—2002, program manager collection management, 2002—2006, program manager for preservation and access services, 2006—2010.

      Project manager, preservation consultant, library development Connecting to Collections, since 2010, member steering committee, since 2007. Project manager Connecting the Dots, since 2010. Vice chair, associate member committee Southeast Florida Library.

      Information Network, 1996-1997, chair associate member committee, 1997-1998, ex officio member board directors Southeast Florida Library. Information Network, 1996-1999. Special libraries representative Florida Library.

      Network Council, 1998-1999.


    • Soloist St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, New York City, 1973, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York City, 1974.


    Former member Washington Library. Association; Member American Library Association, Special Libraries Association (director Florida and Caribbean chapter 1997-1999, Florida representative, steering committee South Atlantic Regional conference 1997-1999), New England History Genealogical Society, Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Museum.



    Cooking, genealogy, gardening, reading.


    • Married Clifford James Hutchins, February 14, 2002.
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    Born June 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Westminster Choir College
    • 1993
      Florida State University
    • 1993
      Intern, preservation department University Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1993
      intern, free-net library Tallahassee Free-Net
    • 1994 - 1995
      reference library Broward County Main Library
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1998 - 1999
      dean Nevin C. Meinhardt Memorial Library
    • 1999 - 2002
      collection development coordinator, Washington State Library
      Olympia, Washington, United States
    • 2010
      project manager
    • 2010
      preservation consultant
    • 2010
      project manager, Connecting the Dots
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