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Marital Status: Married - one son.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from West Virginia University 1969. Post-graduate work in Education at West Virginia University summer of 1970.
Social Studies Teacher Grades 7-12 at Suttle School, Perry County, Alabama 1969-1970.
American Government and Economics Teacher at Selma High School, Selma, Alabama 1970-1972.
Campaign Coordinator for Citizens for Progress Through Education,a statewide coalition of business, labor, community, and education groups supporting the passage of the Uniform School Funding Amendment, September 1987 to March 1988.
Temporary replacement for the Deputy Secretary of State while on leave of absence responsible for election law reform and voter education, January 1989 to April 1989.
Campaign Coordinator for People for Better Government, a statewide political action committee supporting the passage of three constitutional amendments, June 1989 to October 1989.
Facilitator for the West Virginia School Board's Effectiveness Program, part of a national pilot project developed to help local school boards govern more effectively, November 1989 to January 1991;
League of Women Voters Activity:
Joined the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area West Virginia in 1975.
Member of the Local League Board of Directors 1975-1984.
Local League President 1981-1983. Nominating Committee Chair 1984-1985.
Member of Nominating Committee 1986-1987.
Member of the State League Board of Directors and Legislative Action Committee 1977-1981.
State League President 1983-1987.
Chair League of Women Voters of West Virginia Endowment Trust 1983 to 1992.
Off-Board member of the League of Women Voters of the United States Agriculture Study Committee 1986-1988.
Member of the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of the United States and Trustee of The League of Women Voters Education Fund 1988-1992.
LWVUS Program Planning Chair 1989-1990.
LWVUS Council Planning Chair 1990-1991.
LWVUS 75th Anniversary Co-Chair 1991-1992.
Education Fund Trustee overseeing the Agriculture Project 1988-1992.
Education Fund Trustee overseeing the Groundwater Project 1990-1992.
LWVUS President/LWVEF Chair 1992 to present.
Chair of the City of St. Albans Charter Review Committee 1979-1980;member of the City of St. Albans Parks and Recreation Committee 1982-1986; member of the Kanawha County Metro Government Committee 1985-1986.
Chair of West Virginia Citizens for Passage of Constitutional Amendment Number 2 1987; citizen member of the West Virginia Legislative Higher Education Study Commission 1986-1987; member of the Department of Natural Resources Director’s Groundwater Policy and Technical Advisory Committee 1986-1987; member of the State Board of Education's Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Reform 1987; 1986 and 1988 member and 1987 Chair of the West Virginia Conference on the Environment; guest editorial columnist for the Charleston Gazette Newspaper 1984-1988; member of the West Virginia Campaign Finance Task Force 1986-1987; member of the Board of Directors of Leadership West Virginia Inc. 1990-1996; member of the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board's Solid Waste Task Force 1991-1992; member of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Health Care Task Force 1990-1992; member of the West Virginia Election Commission 1990-1999; and member of the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection's Reorganization Advisory Board 1992-1993.
Member of the Advisory Board to the Center for Environmental Learning Region III United States Environmental Protection Agency 1987-1993.
Member of the Recycling Advisory Council 1992 to present; member of the Advisory Commission on Election Law to the American Bar Association 1992-1995; member of the Board of Directors of Citizens for Tax Justice 1993 to present; member of the Exeuctive Committee of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights 1992 to present; member of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council to the United States Environmental Protection Agency 1993-1995; member of the Board of Directors of Alliance For Health Reform 1994-1995; member of the National Advisory Council of UNICEF 1994 to present.
WV Common Cause Public Service Award 1988; West Virginia Celebrate Women Award recipient for outstanding achievement in volunteer service 1988; West Virginia Education Association Corma A. Mowrey Memorial Award recipient for demonstrated leadership ability as evidenced in activites which are unique and contribute to the advancement of women, 1992; West Virginia University, Department of Politcal Science Distinguished Alumna, 1994.
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