James LeRoy Dertien Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts South Dakota, 1965. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1966. Master of Public Administration, University South Dakota, 1995.
Head librarian, Mitchell Public Library, South Dakot, 1966-1967; head librarian, Sioux Falls College, South Dakot, 1967-1969; acting director libraries, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1969-1970; head librarian, Veterans Memorial Public Library, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1970-1975; head librarian, Bellevue Public Library, Nebraska, 1975-1981; library director, Siouxland Libraries, South Dakot, since 1981.
President, board directors Volunteer and Information Center, Sioux Falls, 1991-1993. Member American Library Association, Mountain Plains Library Association (president 1978-1979, editor newsletter since 1982), South Dakota Library Association (president 1986-1987). Lodges: Rotary.
Married Elaine Paulette Mohror, December 26, 1966. Children— David Dalton, Channing Lee.