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library and information scientist

James Robert Finster, American library and information scientist. Certified library media specialist, Wisconsin, Minnesota. Member Wisconsin Educational Media Association.

Background

Finster, James Robert was born on September 29, 1947 in Milwaukee. Son of Milton Robert Finster and Eleonore B. (Worgull) Helvey.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Doctor Martin Luther College, 1971;Bachelor of Science in Resource Management, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1976;Master of Science in Education Media, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 1987.

Career

Ski instructor, various ski clubs, resorts, Wisconsin and Colorado, 1971-1990, 84-85;elementary teacher private and public schools, Wisconsin, 1971-1973, 78-81;teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1975;park ranger, National Park Svc., various locations, 1976-1977;ski. school director, Whitecap Mountain, Montreal, Wisconsin, 1982-1983;ski. school director, Coffee Mill Ski Area, Wabasha, Minnesota, 1983-1984;graduate assistant, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 1986-1987;library media specialist, Chilton (Wisconsin) High School, 1987-1993;library media specialist K-12, Rib Lake (Wisconsin) Public Schools, 1993-1994;library media specialist K-12, Elcho (Wisconsin) Public School, 1994-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified library media specialist, Wisconsin, Minnesota.

Membership

Member Wisconsin Educational Media Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: downhill skiing, hunting, travel, sports, chess.

Connections

Children: James Andrew, Nicholas William.

father:
Milton Robert Finster Helvey

mother:
Eleonore B. (Worgull) Helvey

children:
James Andrew Finster

Nicholas William Finster