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Joyce Anne Vega

Joyce Anne Vega, American non-profit organization executive. Certified home economist; certified gerontologist.

Background

  • Vega, Joyce Anne was born on February 5, 1931 in Massillon, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Charles Edward and Viola Oletha (Gensamer) Denkhaus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Fine Arts, University Akron, 1982.

    Career

    • Director Center for Older Adults, Wadsworth, Ohio, 1975-1978. Executive director American Cancer Society, Medina, 1978-1982, Women's Network, Akron, 1983-1985. Coordinator Vocational Guidance Services Skills Available, 1985-1986, assistant manager Cleveland, 1986-1989, manager, 1989-1990.

      Site manager Lakewood (Ohio) Office on Aging, since 1990. Youth motivator Akron/Summit/Medina Private Indiana Council, 1984-1990. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified home economist. Certified gerontologist.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Candidate State Republican, District 4, Ohio, 1988. President Community Action Wayne/Medina, Wooster, Ohio, 1986-1988, Regional Planning Commission, Medina County, 1975-1981. Director League of Women Voters, Medina, since 1974.

    Founder, trustee Hospice of Medina County, 1981-1986. Organist, choir director Seville (Ohio) Presbyterian Church, Member American Home Economics Association, Northeast Ohio Gerontological Society, American Society Training and Development, Leadership Akron Alumni Association, Federated Democratic Women (1st vice president, president 1989), Mensa, Alpha Sigma Lambda.

    Connections

    • Married Vincent Raymond Vega, March 11, 1950 (divorced 1990). Childen: Terry, Glen, Carol, Polly. Married John Charles Drotos, January 17, 1991.
    • father: Charles Edward Denkhaus
    • mother: Viola Oletha (Gensamer) Denkhaus
    • spouses: Vincent Raymond Vega
    • John Charles Drotos
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    Born February 5, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1982
      University Akron
    • 1975 - 1978
      Director, Center for Older Adults
      Wadsworth, Ohio, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      executive, director American Cancer Society
      Médina, Kolda, Senegal
    • 1983 - 1985
      executive, director American Cancer Society
      Akron, Ohio, United States
    • 1990
      site manager, Lakewood (Ohio) Office on Aging