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Peggy Marie Wallace

Peggy Marie Wallace, American state commissioner. Member National Association of Social Workers (member bluegrass chapter), National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

Background

  • Wallace, Peggy Marie was born on January 3, 1950 in Barbourville, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Chester and Katherine (White) Wallace.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1971. The Master of Science in Social Work, University Louisville, 1977.

    Career

    • Eligibility worker Department Economic Security, State of Kentucky, Barbourville, 1972-1974. Social worker Department Social Services, 1974-1976, social services trainer, consultant Frankfort, 1977-1978, budget analyst, 1978-1980, administrative assistant, 1980-1981, administrative supervisor, 1981, executive assistant, 1981-1985, principal assistant, 1985-1988, deputy commissioner, 1988-1992, commissioner, since 1992. Member Kentucky Attorney Gen's.

      Task Force on Child Sexual Abuse, Kentucky Child Labor Task Force, Kentucky Multi-Disciplinary Commission on Child Sexual Abuse, Kentucky Crime Commission (member juvenile justice advisory committee), Kentucky Children's Justice Act Task Force, Kentucky Family Resource and Youth Services Center Task Force, Kentucky Child Care Policy Council, Kentucky Advisory Council on the Homeless, Kentucky Early Intervention System Interagy. Coordinator Council, Kentucky Gender Fairness Standing Committee (member subcommittee on domestic violence), Kentucky Birth Surveillance Advisory Committee, Kentucky Long Range Juvenile Detention Planning Committee, Kentucky State Interagy. Council for Children and Youth.

      Chair American Public Welfare Assn's. Children, Families and Adult Services Committee.

    Politics

    Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Baptism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Member National Association of Social Workers (member bluegrass chapter), National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiques, reading, old movies.

    Connections

    • father: Chester Wallace
    • mother: Katherine (White) Wallace
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    Born January 3, 1950
    (age 67)
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