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educator , Librarian

Mark Allen West, 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; sales representative, Kinney Printing Company, Chicago, 1978-1980; library assistant, Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library., 1974-1975; administrative library, Elk Grove Village (Illinois) Public Library., since 1987; administrator library, Rickton Park (Illinois) Public Library., 1976-1978; administrator library, Chicago Ridge (Illinois) Public Library., 1980-1987. Instructor College College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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

    Avocation: sailing.

Connections

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

father:
John Charles West

mother:
Virginia Delphine (Dirks) West

spouses:
Barbara Elizabeth Grant

Michelle Bucheck