From your 1998-99 OCLC Users' Council Delegates:
Arlene Luster Marcia Talley
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> JAMES HOUFEK NAMED OCLC VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
> DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 14, 1998--James T. Houfek has been named vice
> president and general counsel by Jay Jordan, president and CEO, OCLC.
> Mr. Houfek joined OCLC in 1993 as senior attorney and has served as
> director of legal affairs and general counsel since 1997. Prior to
> joining OCLC, he was vice president and general counsel for the Newtowne
> Companies from 1990 to 1993. He was chairman and general counsel for
> the Oakhurst Company from 1983 to 1990.
> At both Newtowne and Oakhurst, Mr. Houfek managed the entire legal
> function of the companies, including areas of contract administration,
> employment, insurance, regulatory law and tax, as well as the legal
> After receiving a bachelor's degree in business from the University of
> Notre Dame, in Indiana, and a Juris Doctor from Ohio State University,
> Mr. Houfek began practicing law in 1969.
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