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library director

Diane Rhea Duquette, American library director. Achievements include serving as director of Kern County Library when it was awarded the John Cotton Dana award for Public Relations. Recipient John Cotton Dana Special Public Relations award, Heriot-Watt University Wilson and American Library Association, 1989, 2nd annual Public Library. Management award of excellence, Urban Libraries Council/Library. Systems and Services, 2002.

Background

Duquette, Diane Rhea was born on December 15, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Gerard Lawrence and Helen Yvette (St. Marie) Morneau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Springfield College, 1975. Master of Library Science, Simmons College, 1978.

Career

Library assistant, Springfield City Library., 1975-1978;reference library, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1978-1981;head library, Hopkins Academy, Hadley, Massachusetts, 1980;instructor, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, 1981-1983;library director, East Routt Library. District, Steamboat Springs, 1981-1984;agency head, Solono County Library., Vallejo, California, 1984;director library services, Shasta County Library., Redding, California, 1984-1987;director libraries, Kern County Library., Bakersfield, California, since 1987. Chairman San Joaquin Valley Library.

System, 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include serving as director of Kern County Library when it was awarded the John Cotton Dana award for Public Relations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active San Joaquin Valley Library. Association, California, since 1987. Member American Library Association, California Library.

Association (member council since 1987), California County Libraries Association (president 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, bicycling, reading, gardening.

Connections

Married Thomas Frederick Duquette Junior, March 17, 1973.

father:
Gerard Lawrence Morneau

mother:
Helen Yvette (St. Marie) Morneau

spouse:
Thomas Frederick Duquette Junior