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James A. Karney, library director. Certified in life teaching Missouri Department Education, 1983, Texas State Library. and Archives Commission, 2003. Director Central Texas Education Network, Inc., Waco, Texas, since 2003; elder First Presbyterian Church, Waco, Texas, since 2009; Member of American Library Association, Texas Library. Association, Rotary Club Waco.

Background

Karney, James A. Son of George James Karney and Claire Cross Grant.

Education

Bachelor, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1983. Master of Science, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, 1984. Master of Public Administration, University North Texas, Denton, 2000.

Career

Library. Irving Public Library. Systems, Texas, 1984—1991, public services manager, 1991—1999, assistant director, 1999—2003. Director Waco-McLennan County Library., since 2003.

Adult education advisory board McLennan Community College, Waco, Texas, since 2003. Vice chair Central Texas Library. Systems Inc., Austin, since 2005.

Chair Long Range Planning Committee, since 2008. Trustee Amigos Library. Services, Inc., Dallas, 2006—2010, treasurer, 2008—2009, vice chair, 2009—2010.

Achievements

  • Certified in life teaching Missouri Department Education, 1983, Texas State Library. and Archives Commission, 2003.

Membership

Director Central Texas Education Network, Inc., Waco, Texas, since 2003. Elder First Presbyterian Church, Waco, Texas, since 2009. Member of American Library Association, Texas Library.

Association, Rotary Club Waco.

Connections

Married Anita K. Estridge, July 2, 1994. 1 child James Walter George.

father:
George James Karney

mother:
Claire Cross Grant

spouse:
Anita K. Estridge

child:
James Walter George Karney