Library Chair / Technical Services Librarian
|Faith Bradhamfirstname.lastname@example.org||Reference Librarian|
Reference Librarian, Adjunct
|Sondra Keckleyemail@example.com||Reference Librarian|
|Laura Luizfirstname.lastname@example.org||Reference Librarian|
Reference Librarian, Adjunct
|Elisabeth Sundbyemail@example.com||Reference Librarian, Adjunct|
|Karen Valenzuelafirstname.lastname@example.org||Library Technician II|
|Melissa Westbrookemail@example.com||Library Assistant I|
Library Technician II
|Mindy Wilmotfirstname.lastname@example.org||Reference Librarian|
Faith Bradham is new to California, having been born and raised in Houston, Texas. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a master's of library science from Indiana University. Faith came to Bakersfield College straight from graduate school, joining the library staff in August, 2015.
Sondra Keckley joined the library staff in August, 2015. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology, with minors in social science and secondary education, from Alma College in Alma, Michigan. She earned a master's in education, in curriculum and instruction, from California State University, Bakersfield. She taught biology at Stockdale High School for 11 years, then became the Teacher-Librarian at Independence High School in 2008, where she taught for 7 years. She holds a school library services teaching credential from Fresno Pacific University.
Kirk Russell has been with the Bakersfield College Library since 1995 and has worked as a librarian since 1989. He serves as Department Chair and Technical Services Librarian, with responsibility for acquisitions, cataloging and systems administration. A Bakersfield native, he holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a master's degree in library and information science, both from Brigham Young University.
Mindy is a Kern County native, born in Taft and raised in Arvin. She joined the Bakersfield College Library staff in September 2014. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Cal State Bakersfield and a master's degree in library and information science from San Jose State University. She spent 7 years teaching at Highland High School in Bakersfield, first as an English teacher and then as a teacher librarian.
Elisabeth grew up in Norway. She moved to the United States as a college student and earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. She then moved to Bakersfield and went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, Bakersfield and a master’s degree in library and information science from San Jose State University. She joined the BC library staff as an adjunct librarian in Fall 2014, and is currently the librarian at the BC Delano Center library.