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Blane Kent Dessy, American library director. Member American Library Association (John Cotton Dana award 1986), Alabama Library Association, American Society Public Administration.

Background

Dessy, Blane Kent was born on August 7, 1951 in Pittsburgh. Son of Ernest Howard and Rita Quinn (Keenan) Dessy.

Education

Bachelor, Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1976.

Career

Director Juniata County Library, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, 1976-1979, Mifflin County Library, Lewistown, 1979-1981. Consultant Oklahoma Department Libraries, Oklahoma City, 1981-1984. Deputy state librarian State Library of Ohio, Columbus, 1984-1986.

Director Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery, since 1986.

Membership

Member American Library Association (John Cotton Dana award 1986), Alabama Library Association, American Society Public Administration.

Connections

Married Nancy Annette Katancik, October 13, 1973. 1 child, Adrienne Elaine.

father:
Ernest Howard Dessy

mother:
Rita Quinn (Keenan) Dessy

spouse:
Nancy Annette Katancik

child:
Adrienne Elaine Dessy