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Frances Gage Spigai

Frances Gage Spigai, American electronic publishing consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award, National Micrographics Association, 1976, Certified of Appreciation, American Society Information Science, 1976.

Background

  • Spigai, Frances Gage was born on September 29, 1938 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Frances Dana and Mina Lola (Jackson) Gage.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant professor library and computer center Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1967—1970. Staff engineer Intrex, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970—1971. Editor Becker & Hayes, Los Angeles, 1971—1973.

      Instructor computer appreciation Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, Oregon, 1973. Assistant to director Osshe Library. Council Ashland, 1974—1976.

      Marketing director Dialog, Palo Alto, California, 1976—1979. President Database Services International, Los Altos, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, since 1979. President, owner Mavecty Gallery.

      Editor, public Microcomputer Index, 1984—1988. Adjunct associate professor marketing information services University Hawaii, 1986. Member advisory panel Office Technology Assessment Federal Information Dissemination, 1987—1988.

    Membership

    Keynote speaker Online 86, Chicago. Chair, co-chair national and international conferences and seminars, since 1976. Board directors Sociological Abstracts.

    Board dirs Sitka Center, since 1991. Member of Information Industry Association (board directors 1986-1988), Rotary Club (treasurer, board directors Lincoln City club 1990-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Edwin B. Parker, December 28, 1976.
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    Born September 29, 1938
    • 1960
      City College of New York
    • 1967 - 1970
      Assistant, professor library and computer center Oregon State University
      Corvallis, Oregon, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      staff engineer, Intrex
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      editor Becker & Hayes
    • 1973
      instructor, computer appreciation Linn-Benton Community College
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      assistant, to director Osshe Library Council Ashland
    • 1976 - 1979
      marketing director, Dialog
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1979
      president, Database Services International
      Los Altos, California, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      editor
    • 1986
      adjunct associate, professor marketing information services University Hawaii
    • 1987 - 1988
      member, advisory panel Office Technology Assessment Federal Information Dissemination
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