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Patricia Garside Elisar

Patricia Garside Elisar, American publishing executive. Recipient commendation Athens City Council, 1974.

Background

  • Elisar, Patricia Garside was born on January 10, 1934 in Albany, Georgia, United States. Daughter of George Lyons and Anne Lillian (Miller) Garside.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio University, Athens, 1978.

    Career

    • Secretary, Argus Camera Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1954-1956. Secretary, research assistant University Pennsylvania, 1956-1960. Administrative assistant chemistry Yale University, 1960-1966.

      Sales and business manager, then assistant director Ohio University, Athens, 1966-1973, director, 1973-1986. Director North America distribution Ohio University Press/Swallow Press, 1979-1986, University Singapore Press, Gadja Mada University Press, Indonesia, 1979-1986. Member University Library Advisory Committee, from 1980.

      Board directors Friends of Ohio University Library, 1980, president, 1981. Coodinator special projects Ohio University Relations Office, 1986-1989, assistant vice president university relations, 1989. Director Ravan Press, Johanessburg, South Africa.

      Secretary Civitan, Athens.

    Membership

    Member Mayor of Athens Advisory Committee Waste Reclamation, from 1974. Board directors, treasurer Ohio Valley Summer Theatre, since 1988. Tutor American Literacy Council, since 1986.

    Member League Women Voters (editor local newsletter 1966-1967, chairman local environmental committee 1967-1969), Athens Chamber of Commerce (public affairs committee 1989), Phi Theta Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Rene Elisar, 1978 (deceased 1981). Children: Matthew Raymond Fitch, Katherine, Scott Elisar.
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    Born January 10, 1934
    • 1978
      Ohio University
    • 1954 - 1956
      Secretary
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1956 - 1960
      secretary, University Pennsylvania
    • 1956 - 1960
      research assistant, University Pennsylvania
    • 1960 - 1966
      administrative assistant, chemistry Yale University
    • 1966 - 1973
      sales and business manager, director Ohio University
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1966 - 1973
      then assistant, director Ohio University
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1979 - 1986
      director, North America distribution Ohio University Press/Swallow Press
      Indonesia
    • 1979 - 1986
      director, North America distribution Ohio University Press/Swallow Press
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