Douglas Olbert

Douglas R. Olbert, MDiv, MLIS

Director of Library Services

  • BS, Arizona State University, MA, Webster University;
  • MDiv, Phoenix Seminary; MLIS, University of Arizona

A retired Air Force Major, Doug Olbert came to the Seminary after 20 years of service as a flight and staff officer with the Air Mobility Command. In 1995 he joined the Seminary staff and has developed the Library from two shelves of books into a full-service, 89,000-item facility. With a Masters in Library and Information Science; he is a specialist, trained to provide the Seminary community with a wealth of information resources. Several times each year he works with his staff to increase student research productivity by exposing them to helpful technology, websites and print materials in his Library Research Tools Seminar.

Major Olbert has been involved in the youth, educational and music ministries of several churches.