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Librarian

Brenda Wilson Stephens, American librarian. Certified public library, North Carolina.

Background

Stephens, Brenda Wilson was born on October 22, 1952 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Leroy Thomas and Lucy Mae (Umstead) Wilson.

Education

Student, Vincennes University, 1971. Bachelor, Winston-Salem State University, 1974. Master of Library Science, North Carolina Center University, 1981.

Career

From bookmobile coordinator to county library Orange County Public Library., Hillsborough, North Carolina, 1976-1992, regional library director, since 1992. With United States Army, 1974-1976.

Achievements

  • Certified public library, North Carolina.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Membership

Secretary United Way of Greater Orange County, 1991—1993. Elected member Orange County School Board, since 1998, chair, 2001—2003, vice chair, since 2003. Secretary Lipscomb Baptist Church, 1998—2002.

Member of American Library Association, North Carolina Public Library. Directors Association (officer, president 2001), North Carolina Library. Association (chair adult section 1987-1993, co-chair 1985-1987, literature committee 1983-1985), A.L. Stanback Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (president 1991-1992), Kiwanis Club 1992-1993.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Quilting.

Connections

Married Gregory Frederick Stephens, March 6, 1977. Children: Seth, Sara.

father:
Leroy Thomas Wilson

mother:
Lucy Mae (Umstead) Wilson

spouse:
Gregory Frederick Stephens

children:
Sara Stephens

Seth Stephens