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Elizabeth Talbot Silva

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Elizabeth Talbot Silva, German librarian. Nominee for Volunteer of Year, City of Newark, 1983.

Background

Silva, Elizabeth Talbot was born on November 25, 1947 in Frankfurt, Germany. Came to the United States, 1948. Daughter of Max Verne and Minerva Eugenia (Mann) Talbot.

Education

Bachelor/Psychology, Sociology, San Diego State University, 1969. Master in Library. Information, University California, Berkeley, 1974.

Career

Young adult library specialist Richmond (California) Public Library., 1973-1976, Dublin (California) Library., Alameda County, 1976-1978, Fremont (California) Main Library., 1978-1979. Branch manager Newark (California) Library., 1979-1985. Local support project director Alameda County Library., Hawyward, California, 1985-1987, community relations coordinator Fremont, since 1987.

Co-founder Coalition to Restore Quality Library. Service, Oakland, California, 1978-1983.

Works

  • Compiler Senior Citizen Discount Directory, 1979.

Membership

Active public affairs leadership training for women, Coro Foundation, Oakland, 1982. Member American Library. Association (council member 1979-1983, John Cotton Dana award 1987), California Library.

Association (co-chairman fundraising chapter), Toastmasters International (vice president 1980-1983) Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1981-1982), Newark Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married George C. Tomlinson, December 23, 1969 (divorced January 1973). Married Richard Alwyn Silva, May 2, 1987. 1 stepchild, Kelly Silva.

1 child, Aimee Elizabeth.

father:
Max Verne Talbot

mother:
Minerva Eugenia (Mann) Talbot

spouses:
George C. Tomlinson

Richard Alwyn Silva

child:
Aimee Elizabeth Silva