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Mark Allen West

educator , librarian

Mark Allen West was American librarian, educator. Trustee/treasurer Grande Prairie Public Library. District, Hazel Crest, Illinois, 1979-1986. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Bay Shore Yacht Club (commodore since 1995).

Background

West, Mark Allen was born on March 22, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Charles and Virginia Delphine (Dirks) West.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bradley University, 1971. Master of Library Science, Rosary College, 1978.

Career

Sales representative Jack West Manufacturers Republican, Chicago, 1972-1974, Kinney Printing Company, Chicago, 1978-1980. Library assistant Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library., 1974-1975, administrative library, since 1987. Administrator library Rickton Park (Illinois) Public Library., 1976-1978, Chicago Ridge (Illinois) Public Library., 1980-1987.

Deputy director Naperville (Illinois) Public Library. Retired, 2005

Instructor College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, since 1993.

Works

  • Contributing author: Insiders Guide to Library Automation, 1993.

Membership

Trustee/treasurer Grande Prairie Public Library. District, Hazel Crest, Illinois, 1979-1986. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library.

Association, Bay Shore Yacht Club (commodore since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Michelle Bucheck, June 6, 1970 (divorced 1973). Married Barbara Elizabeth Grant, June 10, 1977.