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Sue Allene Shorney Cleary

Sue Allene Shorney Cleary, American communication executive.

Background

  • Cleary, Sue Allene Shorney was born on August 13, 1935 in Belding, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Robert Henry and Agnes Lorraine (Marvin) Shorney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Denison University, 1957.

    Career

    • Teacher English Newark (Ohio) High School, 1957-1958. Teacher, department chair Milwaukee Downer Seminary, 1958-1964. Teacher University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1964-1968.

      Editor-in-chief Presbyterian Synod of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1973. Executive secretary Wisconsin League Women Voters, 1974-1984. Administrative assistant Wisconsin Strategic Development Committee, 1984-1985.

      Executive director Wisconsin Public Radio Association, since 1985.

    Membership

    Board directors, president Dane County Administrators of Volunteer Services, Madison, 1986-1991. Board directors, chair Center Wisconsin Center Volunteer Project, Madison, 1974-1986. Board directors, secretary United Ministries in Higher Education, 1965-1974.

    Board directors, secretary, treasurer Young Men’s Christian Association, Madison, 1982-1984, 87-89. President, board directors PICADA, 1989-1995. Member Rotary, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Gamma (president Milwaukee alumnae 1965-1968, Madison, 1970-1973).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical/jazz music, theater, swimming, scuba, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Edward Cleary, June 8, 1956 (divorced 1983). Children: Margaret Beth, Michael Robert.
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    Born August 13, 1935
    • 1957
      Denison University
    • 1957 - 1958
      Teacher, English Newark (Ohio) High School
    • 1958 - 1964
      teacher
    • 1964 - 1968
      teacher, University Wisconsin
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      editor-in-chief Presbyterian Synod of Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1974 - 1984
      executive, secretary Wisconsin League Women Voters
    • 1984 - 1985
      administrative assistant, Wisconsin Strategic Development Committee
    • 1985
      executive, director Wisconsin Public Radio Association