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Library administrator

Matthew Christopher Kubiak, American Library administrator ( hum: library)library administrator. Recipient U. West Florida Upward Bound Outstanding Contribution award, 1982; Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Chairman award, 1982; Junior League of Pensacola Information and Referral Valuable Service award, 1981; League of Women Voters Rose award, 1983, 84.

Background

Kubiak, Matthew Christopher was born on January 4, 1947 in London. Son of Klemens W. and Stefania K. (Jamiolkowska) Kubiak.

Education

Student, Heidelberg College, 1967. Bachelor, University Michigan, 1969. Master of Arts in Library Science, University Michigan, 1973.

Postgraduate, Miami University, 1989.

Career

Reference library Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972—1973. Head technical services Peoria (Illinois) Public Library., 1973—1976, head of branches, 1976. Assistant director Weir Public Library., Weirton, West Virginia, 1977—1980.

Superintendent West Florida Regional Library. Systems, Pensacola, 1980—1987. Director Bloomington (Illinois) Public Library., since 1987.

Member faculty Illinois Center College, East Peoria, 1975—1976, West Virginia Northern College, Weirton, 1979. Member information and referral board Escambia County, 1981—1983. Representative Illinois Regional White House Conference Libraries, 1990.

Member citizens committee Illinois Wesleyan University Writers Workshop, 1991—1993. Member Escambia County Democratic Executive Committee, 1982—1987, member steering committee, 1984—1986, audit committee, 1986—1987. Member Pensacola Arts Council, 1980—1987, Habitat Humanity, since 1983, McLean County History Society, since 1987, Vladimir-Canterbury Sister City Association, since 1988, Miller Park Zoo Society, Friends Bloomington Public Library., since 1987, White Place Homeowners Association.

Stewardship coordinator St. Luke Union Church, 1991, council, since 1993. Vice chair Mission Commission, since 1993. Committee member Budget and Stewardship, since 1993, Ministerial Relations, since 1993, Brotherhood Tree, 1993.

With United States Army Reserve, 1969-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of faculty Illinois Center College, East Peoria, 1975-1976, West Virginia Northern College, Weirton, 1979. Member information and referral board Escambia County, 1981-1983. Member citizens committee Illinois Wesleyan University Writers Workshop, 1991-1993.

Member Escambia County Democratic Executive Committee, 1982-1987. Member Pensacola Arts Council, 1980-1987, Habitat for Humanity, 1983^, McLean County History Society, 1987^, Vladimir-Canterbury Sister City Association, 1988^, Miller Park Zoo Society, Friends Bloomington Public Library., 1987^, White Place Homeowners Association. Member, Budget and Stewardship, 1993^, committee.

Member Ministerial Relations, 1993^, committee. Member Brotherhood Tree, 1993.; Member American Library Association, National Library.

Association (Vice-President 1992-1993, president 1993^), Public Library. Association (board directors 1983-1984, chair Wertheimer award committee 1987-1991, small and medium size library section board directors 1982-1985, vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1984, by-laws committee 1990-1992), Illinois Library. Association, Library.

Administration and Management Association, McLean Chamber of Commerce, Young Men's.

Connections

Married Christine N.R. Sterner, September 9, 1984. Children: Andrew Stephen, Caroline Ruth.

father:
Klemens W. Kubiak

mother:
Stefania K. (Jamiolkowska) Kubiak

spouse:
Christine N.R. Sterner

child:
Andrew Stephen Kubiak

child:
Caroline Ruth Kubiak