Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
11935 Old Cutler Road
Miami, FL 33156 USA
305.667.1651 ext. 3424
Rivier College, Nashua, NH, 1991. MBA
Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, 1973. MLS in Information Sciences
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1970. BA in Modern Languages
2003- present, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Librarian/Archivist: Manage and maintain the organization’s historic archive containing twelve collections, the lending library for members, and the research library.
1998-2003, NJK Associates, Homestead, FL
2001-present Miami-Dade Public Library System, Cutler Ridge, FL, Part time Librarian - Provide basic reference services in adult reference services division. Also responsible for collection development for portions of the adult collection and circulation services when needed. Have also worked at smaller branch libraries to support staffing shortages.
1993-1998, Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, WI, Manager, Strategic Information Center - Responsible for bringing external business and technical information into the corporation and making it available at the desktop. Created automated information and intelligence services to support strategy planning and business operations.
1986-1993, Digital Equipment Corporation, Acton, MA and Merrimack, NH,Marketing Consultant/Manager - Started as market research and information specialist, became manager of internal research consulting group (Customized Research Services).
1985-1986, Honeywell Information Systems, Billerica, MA, Information Manager/Branch Manager - Managed the information library in support of the Billerica business and engineering operations.
1979-1985, Nashua Public Library, Nashua, NH, Business Research Manager – Managed the Business Reference Library for the city public library.
1978-1979, Duracell Battery Company, Burlington, MA, Research Librarian – Provided reference and research for 100+ research scientists in Duracell’s advanced technology research labs.
A series of positions of increasing responsibility and complexity in providing information and library services.
1977-1978, Scranton Public Library, Scranton, PA, Documents/Reference Librarian
1976-1978, Lackawanna Junior College, Scranton, PA, Branch Librarian
1972-1975, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, Assistant Librarian – Government Documents and Cataloging
2002-present, Biscayne National Park, Staff information desk for the park, answering questions and providing information about the Park’s resources and environment. In tourist season, oversee Boca Chita lighthouse, allowing tourists access to the lighthouse and giving tours when needed.
1979-1983, Islesford Ferry Co. – Acadia National Park
Part-owner of 49 passenger tour boat offering sightseeing tours of islands off Mt. Desert Island. Helped operate boat as mate, and provided narration on tours during the weekends.