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Frances Gage Spigai

electronic publishing consultant

Frances Gage Spigai, American electronic publishing consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award, National Micrographics Association, 1976, Certified of Appreciation, American Society Information Science, 1976.


Spigai, Frances Gage was born on September 29, 1938 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Frances Dana and Mina Lola (Jackson) Gage.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1960.


Assistant professor library and computer center Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1967—1970. Staff engineer Intrex, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970—1971. Editor Becker & Hayes, Los Angeles, 1971—1973.

Instructor computer appreciation Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, Oregon, 1973. Assistant to director Osshe Library. Council Ashland, 1974—1976.

Marketing director Dialog, Palo Alto, California, 1976—1979. President Database Services International, Los Altos, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, since 1979. President, owner Mavecty Gallery.

Editor, public Microcomputer Index, 1984—1988. Adjunct associate professor marketing information services University Hawaii, 1986. Member advisory panel Office Technology Assessment Federal Information Dissemination, 1987—1988.


Keynote speaker Online 86, Chicago. Chair, co-chair national and international conferences and seminars, since 1976. Board directors Sociological Abstracts.

Board dirs Sitka Center, since 1991. Member of Information Industry Association (board directors 1986-1988), Rotary Club (treasurer, board directors Lincoln City club 1990-1993).


Married Edwin B. Parker, December 28, 1976.