Photograph of Karen Eckberg Gottovi.
Karen Eckberg Gottovi (1941- ) was born in Rochester, NY. Gottovi was a Phi Betta Kappa scholar at Wells College and graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with an M.L.S. in Library Science. She moved to Wilmington, NC in 1971 with her husband, Dr. Daniel Gottovi, who founded Wilmington Health Associates. Gottovi worked as a reference librarian at the Wilmington Public Library and later was a principal in Independent Opinion Research & Communications, Inc. She was elected to the Board of County Commissioners for two separate terms and in 1990, she was elected to represent New Hanover County in the North Carolina House of Representatives. Gottovi was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Michael Easley. She currently lives in Raleigh, NC.
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly; Reference librarians
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