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Karen J. Watkins Edit Profile

Librarian

Karen J. Watkins, American Librarian. Member American Association of University Women (president Santa Fe chapter 1991), New Mexico Library. Association (president 1988-1989), New Mexico Library. Foundation (board directors 1994), Rotary (board directors 1994).

Background

Watkins, Karen J. was born on July 5, 1947 in Albuquerque. Daughter of Clifford Ray and Glenys Bell (Frevert) Jurgensen.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, St. John's College, Santa Fe, 1967; Master of Arts, U. Denver, 1972; postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley, 1980-1982.

Career

Library, Santa Fe Public Schools, 1972-1978; library consultant, New Mexico State Library., Santa Fe, 1978-1984; administrator, New Mexico State Library., Santa Fe, 1984-1989; director, New Mexico State Library., Santa Fe, since 1989.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women (president Santa Fe chapter 1991), New Mexico Library. Association (president 1988-1989), New Mexico Library. Foundation (board directors 1994), Rotary (board directors 1994).

Connections

Married William Gray Watkins, May 15, 1976.

father:
Clifford Ray Jurgensen

mother:
Glenys Bell (Frevert) Jurgensen

spouse:
William Gray Watkins