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Coleen Evlyn Schmidt, American library director.


Schmidt, Coleen Evlyn was born on July 27, 1947 in Modesto, California, United States. Daughter of Walden and Orene Tiffee Wright.


Bachelor of Science, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, 1970. Master of Library Science, University North Texas, Denton, 1975.


Associate director Wayne County Public Library., Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1981—1982. Reference department manager Englewood Public Library., Colorado, 1983—1992. Children's services library Arapahoe Library.

District, Littleton, 1992—1994. Director Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Marvin E. McKee Library., Goodwell, Oklahoma, since 1997, associate professor.


Board member, finance committee Girl Scouts Five Star Council, Amarillo, Texas, 2002—2007. Board member United States Gymnastics Organization, Denver, founding member, 1984—1996. Board directors Imagination Station, president, 1996—1999.

Chair, council realignment task force Girl Scouts Yucca Council, Guymon, Oklahoma, 2001—2002. President American Association of University Women Goodwell-Panhandle Chapter, since 2005. Member of Oklahoma Library.

Association (chair, University and college division 2004-2006, gold leadership mentor 2007), Oklahoma Council Academic Library. Directors (member, instdruction committee since 2005), American Library. Association.


Married L. John Schmidt, December 20, 1969. Children: Courtney Leigh Gibbens, Jacob Randall, Nicholas Wright.

Walden Wright

Orene Tiffee Wright

L. John Schmidt

Courtney Leigh Gibbens Schmidt

Jacob Randall Schmidt

Nicholas Wright Schmidt