Brenda Brantley: Vita

Brenda Brantley is Dean of Learning Resources at the Bossier Parish Community College Library. A magna cum laude graduate of Grambling State University in Education, she earned her Master in Library Science from the University of North Texas State in Denton, Texas; she also has an additional +30 hours in Education.

Mrs. Brantley has worked at Bossier Parish Community College since 1995. In 2009 she was promoted to Professor. Before employment to BPCC, Mrs. Brantley was Reference Librarian (LSUS Medical Center, January 1991-July 1991); Head of Government Documents (LSU-S, January 1989-August 1990); Head Librarian (Bossier Parish Central Library, 1984-1989); and Reference Librarian (Bossier Parish Branch Library, 1981-1984).

Mrs. Brantley is a member of the Louisiana Library Association (LLA) and has served as a representative for Louisiana Association for Women in Higher Education (LAWHE). She has also been published in LLA's Louisiana Libraries.

At Bossier Parish Community College Mrs. Brantley has served on numerous committees. Currently, she is the Associate Director of the 2006-2008 SACS Reaffirmation Council on Committee. She has also represented her college on various community services projects in the Shreveport and Bossier City areas.

Since her tenure at BPCC, Mrs. Brantley was awarded the BPCC Chancellor’s Award and the Women’s History Award. She has received grants from both the Board of Regents Support Fund and Student Technology Proposals.