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Jan Soderman Pace, American library director. Grantee Law Enforcement Administrative Association, 1975, Heriot-Watt University Wilson scholar, 1986, 87. Member Virginia Library. Association, Phi Kappa Phi.


Pace, Jan Soderman was born on August 2, 1951 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Richard Keith and Genevieve Laura (Jasperson) Soderman.


Associate of Arts, Arizona State University, 1971. Bachelor in Sociology, Northern Arizona University, 1975. Master of Science in Library., information science, University Pittsburgh, 1987.


Information specialist III Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1978-1982. Library clerk Norfolk Public Library., Virginia, 1983. Clerk Old Dominican University, 1983-1985.

Information specialist II Virginia Beach. Public Library., 1985-1986. Graduate assistant University Pittsburgh, 1986-1987.

Information specialist II United States Department Energy, Edgerton, Germeshauser, and Greer, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1987-1989. Base library Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Norfolk, Virginia, 1989-1991. Instructor in library science, assistant library director Virginia Wesleyan College, since 1991, library director, since 1999.


Member Virginia Library. Association, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aerobics, jogging, weight lifting, yoga, parenthood.


Married John Scott Thornton, December 27, 1975 (divorced 1982, deceased 1994). Married Michael Dean Pace, September 2, 1983. Children: Matthew Hardy, Robert Michael.

Richard Keith Soderman

Genevieve Laura (Jasperson) Soderman

John Scott Thornton

Michael Dean Pace

Matthew Hardy Pace

Robert Michael Pace