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William Michael Cochran

librarian

William Michael Cochran, American librarian. Member mayor's committee on homelessness, since 2006; Member of Montana Center for Book Advisory Committee, Library. Administration and Management Association, Public Library. Association, Montana Governor's Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force, Montana Library. Association (president 1998-1999, named Library of the Year 1998), American Library Association, Beta Phi Mu.

Background

Cochran, William Michael was born on May 6, 1952 in Nevada, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph Charles and Inez (Larson) Cochran.

Education

Bachelor of Liberal Studies, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979. Master of Arts with distinction in Library. Science, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1983.

Master of Arts in Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1989.

Career

Director Red Oak Public Library., Iowa, 1984. Patron services library Public Library. of Des Moines, 1984-1987. LSCA program coordinator State Library. of Iowa, Des Moines, 1987-1988, director library development, 1988-1989, assistant state library, 1989-1990.

Director Parmly Billings Library., since 1990. Member White House Conference on Library and Information Services.

Membership

Member mayor's committee on homelessness, since 2006. Member of Montana Center for Book Advisory Committee, Library. Administration and Management Association, Public Library.

Association, Montana Governor's Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force, Montana Library. Association (president 1998-1999, named Library of the Year 1998), American Library Association, Beta Phi Mu.

Connections

Married Diane Marie Ohm, July 24, 1971.