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Carla Jean Funk

Carla Jean Funk, American library association director.


  • Funk, Carla Jean was born on September 21, 1946 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of David H. and Jean (Duffy) Belt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, Northwestern University, 1968. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1985.


    • Library. adult services Northbrook (Illinois) Public Library., 1973-1977. Director Warren-Newport Public Library. District, Gurnee, Illinois, 1977-1980.

      Consultant Suburban Library. Systems, Burr Ridge, 1980-1983. Director automation and technical services, medical student services American Medical Association, Chicago, 1983-1992.

      Executive director Medical Library. Association, since 1992. Adjunct faculty Dominican University, 1986—2000, member GSLIS advisory commission.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Fellow: Chartered Institute Library. & Information Professional (honorary). Member International Federation Library.

    Associations and Institutes, American Society Association Executives (certified association executive), Association Forum of Chicagoland, Beta Phi Mu, Delta Zeta, Medical Library. Association (honorary), Friends The National Library Medicine (board member), University Chicago Women's Alliance (board member).
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    Born September 21, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Northwestern University
    • 1973
      Indiana University
    • 1985
      University Chicago
    • 1973 - 1977
      Library adult services Northbrook (Illinois) Public Library
    • 1977 - 1980
      director, Warren-Newport Public Library District
      Gurnee, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      consultant, Suburban Library Systems
    • 1983 - 1992
      director, automation and technical services
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1992
      executive, director Medical Library Association