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Ann Lee Kelsey, American library administrator. Named to honor roll Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, Washington, 1993; recipient award African American Cultural Council Virginia Beach, 1999.


Kelsey, Ann Lee was born on June 20, 1946 in Kokomo, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Harry Willard and JoAnn Kelsey.


Bachelor in Anthropology and English cum laude, University of California, Riverside, 1968;Master of Library Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969.


Administrative library United States Army Special Services, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, 1969-1970. Children's library Elmont (New York ) Memorial Library., 1970-1971. Library Queensborough Public Library., Jamaica, New York, 1971-1973.

Children's library Upper Saddle River (New Jersey) Public Library., 1973-1975. Principal library Morris County Library., Whippany, New Jersey, 1975-1983. Associate director Learning Resource Center, County College Morris, Randolph, 1983—2009.

Networked associate fellow 60s workgroup Institute for Advanced Technology in Humanities, University Virginia, since 1994. Partner, consultant library automation and planning DocuMentors, Rockaway, New Jersey, since 1985. Independent consultant infosys., Whippany, since 1978, complete library technical planner, 2009.



Vice president Project: Hearts and Minds, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1995-2005. Board directors New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Oral History Project, Kean University, 1998, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, 2001. Education advisory committee New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, Vietnam Era Educational Center, 1998.

Active Morris County Democratic committee, 1992. Member American Library Association (travel grantee 1988), American Society Information Science, Special Libraries Association (president New Jersey chapter 1989-1990, chairperson cataloging committee 1992-1993), New Jersey Library. Association (chairperson automated library services section 1992-1993, member personnel administration committee 1986-1987, member pay equity task force 1985-1986), Women's Overseas Service League (scholarship committee chair since 2003), University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Club (chairman scholarship committee New York chapter since 2003), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, Internet, gardening.


Harry Willard

JoAnn Kelsey