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Sandra Anita Melcher

Sandra Anita Melcher was American librarian, deputy director.


  • Melcher, Sandra Anita was born on November 18, 1946 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Herbert Wales and Dorothy Bernice (Harrison) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Indiana, 1973.


    • Special assignments library Public Library., Gary, Indiana, 1973—1974, assistant director public relations and programming, 1976—1978, head extension services and public relations, 1978—1979. Library Alcott Branch, 1974—1976. Head government documents department University Iowa Law Library., Iowa City, 1979—1984.

      Branch manager Center St. Library. Milwaukee Public Library., 1984—1988, extension services coordinator, 1988—1991, assistant city library, 1991—2006, deputy director, 2006—2009.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (sec 1980-1981), American Library Association (Black Caucus), Wisconsin Black Libraries Network, Public Library. Fundraising Association (member alternative education and Internal Revenue Service tax forms distribution committees), Wisconsin Library. Association, Iowa Library.

    Association (vice chairman, chairman elect government documents division 1980-1983), Mid-American Law Library. Association, American Association Law Libraries, The Links, Inc. (past president Milwaukee chapter), Alpha Kappa Alpha (past president Upsilon Mu Omega chapter, past president).


    • Married Richard C. Melcher. Children: Eyenga Marthe Bérènice Bokamba, Madeline Bernice Lockett.
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    Born November 18, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      University Kansas
    • 1973
      University Indiana
    • 1973 - 1974
      Special assignments library Public Library
      Gary, Indiana, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      library Alcott Branch
    • 1979 - 1984
      head, government documents department University Iowa Law Library
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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