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Robert John Richard

library director

Robert John Richard, American library director. Certified county library, California. Member American Library Association, Public Library. Executives Assn Southern California, California Library. Association, Library. Administration and Management Association, Library. Information and Technology Association, Public Library. Association.

Background

Richard, Robert John was born on September 20, 1947 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of John Argyle and Vern Elizabeth (Bauer) Richard.

Education

Student, Fullerton College, 1965—1967. Bachelor in Biology, Chapman College, Orange, California, 1972. Master of Library Science, California State University, Fullerton, 1973.

Career

Audiovisual specialist, Fullerton Public Library., 1969-1972;assistant to city librarian, Fullerton Public Library., 1972-1973;librarian, Fullerton Public Library., 1973-1976;branch librarian, Orange County Public Library., Orange, 1976-1978;regional administrator, Orange County Public Library., 1979-1980;associate director, Long Beach Public Library., California, 1980-1981;director, Sacramento Public Library., 1981-1986;director, Santa Ana (California) Public Library., since 1986.

Achievements

  • Certified county librarian, California.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Public Library. Executives Assn Southern California, California Library. Association, Library.

Administration and Management Association, Library. Information and Technology Association, Public Library. Association.

Connections

Married Anne Elizabeth Terrell, June 8, 1968 (divorced 1982). Children: Jennifer Lynn, Laura Ellen, Constance Anne, Andrea Lee.

father:
John Argyle Richard

mother:
Vern Elizabeth (Bauer) Richard

spouse:
Anne Elizabeth Terrell

children:
Jennifer Lynn Richard

Laura Ellen Richard

Constance Anne Richard

Andrea Lee Richard