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Thea Bricette Chesley

consultant , librarian , writer

Thea Bricette Chesley, American librarian, consultant, writer. Member American Library Association (various committees since 1985), Illinois Library. Association (various committees since 1982), American Correctional Association (chairman libraries committee since 1986), Illinois Correctional Association (board directors since 1989).

Background

Chesley, Thea Bricette was born on June 10, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Theodore B. and Selma M. (Soltner) Chesley.

Education

Bachelor, University Illinois, Chicago, 1977. Master of Arts, University Illinois, Chicago, 1979. Master of Science, University Illinois, Urbana, 1986.

Career

Library. paraprofessional University Illinois Library. Health Sciences, Chicago, 1975-1980. Advertising copywriter Squires Advertising, Springfield, Illinois, 1981-1982.

Head acquisitions and serials Sangamon State University Library., 1982-1986. Senior library Illinois Department Corrections, since 1986.

Membership

Member American Library Association (various committees since 1985), Illinois Library. Association (various committees since 1982), American Correctional Association (chairman libraries committee since 1986), Illinois Correctional Association (board directors since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting and drawing, birdwatching.

Connections

Married Curtis G. Neitzke, July 23, 1981 (divorced January 1994).