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Janet Lee Seagrave

Janet Lee Seagrave, American economic developer. Certified economic developer. 9th woman in North America to obtain Certified Economic Developer designation, 1982.


  • Seagrave, Janet Lee was born on December 31, 1951 in Okinawa, Japan. Daughter of Rodman Gamble and Patricia Jane (McDonald) Seagrave.

  • Education

    • Student, Maple Woods College, 1978. Student, Del Mar College, 1979.


    • Executive secretary American Industrial Development Council, Kansas City, Missouri, 1973-1978. Director western sales Industrial Properties Report, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1978-1979. Industrial development location consultant Amarillo (Texas) Board Development, 1979-1981.

      Director economic development division Roswell (New Mexico) Chamber of Commerce, 1981-1986. Executive director Sheridan (Wyoming) County Economic Development Council, 1986-1990, High Plains Development Authority, Great Falls, Montana, 1990-1994, Industrial Development Corporation of Lea County, Hobbs, New Mexico, from 1994. Member faculty Arizona Basic Economic Development course, University Arizona, Tucson, 1983-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified economic developer.


    Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose the right path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith believers voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Baptists believe that God created mankind to have fellowship with Him.


    Board regents American Industrial Development Council, 1981-1983, board directors, 1984-1988. Chairman, board directors, mediator, treasurer Great Falls Area Labor/Management Committee, 1991-1994. Member President's council College of Great Falls, 1991-1994.

    Member Montana Professional Economic Development Association (board directors 1993-1994), American Development Council (board directors 1982-1986, board regents 1982-1984), New Mexico Industrial Development Executives (board directors since 1994), New Mexico Commerce and Industry Association, Hobbs Rotary, Order of Eastern Star.



    Gardening, walking, working with children, church activity.


    • father: Rodman Gamble Seagrave
    • mother: Patricia Jane (McDonald) Seagrave
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    Born December 31, 1951
    Died August 7, 2004
    (aged 52)
    • 1978
      Maple Woods College
    • 1979
      Del Mar College
    • 1973 - 1978
      Executive, secretary American Industrial Development Council
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      director, western sales Industrial Properties Report
      Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      industrial development location consultant, Amarillo (Texas) Board Development
    • 1981 - 1986
      director, economic development division Roswell (New Mexico) C. of C.
    • 1990 - 1994
      executive, director Sheridan (Wyoming) County Economic Development Council
      Great Falls, Montana, United States
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