James C. Seidl Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1970. Master of Library Science, George Peabody College, 1975.
Head extension department Decatur (Illinois) Public Library., 1975-1980, head home reading department, 1980-1982, supervisor adult services, 1982-1985, assistant city librarian, 1985-1986, city librarian, 1986-1992. Director Woodlands Library. Cooperative, Albion, Michigan, since 1992.
With United States Navy, 1970-1975.
Board directors United Way, Decatur, 1987-1988. Advisory committee Illinois State Library., Springfield, 1990-1992. Active Michigan Library.
Consortium, Lansing, 1993-1996, since 2004. Chairman regional funding Public Library. Funding Initiative Group, 2003, chairman Michigan Reads, 2004.
Active National Conservation Summit, 2007. Member American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association ( Library of the Year 2003), Michigan Cooperative Directors Association (president 1996-2000, since 2009, vice president since 2009), Rotary Club (Albion)(board directors 1989-1992, 95-96, vice president 1996-1998, president 1999-2000).
Gardner House Museum Museum (board member).
Married Kathleen Rae, May 1, 1976. Children: David, Susan.