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Elizabeth Jeanette Olson

Elizabeth Jeanette Olson, American county official. Recipient Service to the Elderly award Eagles, Ogden Aerie 2472, 1984.

Background

  • Olson, Elizabeth Jeanette was born on June 21, 1951 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Daughter of Jennings Grandee and Annette Lucille (Driver) Olson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Child Development/Family Relations, Weber State College, 1973. Master of Public Administration, University Utah, 1992.

    Career

    • Teacher Community Cooperative Nursery School, Ogden, Utah, 1973-1974. Instructor child and family studies Weber State College, 1975-1977, director infant education project, 1974-1977. Trainer Head Start program Westminster College, Salt Lake City, 1977-1978.

      Coordinator single parent program Young Women’s Christian Association of Ogden, 1978-1979. Administrator private sector initiative program Weber County Corporation, Ogden, 1979-1984, administrator retired senior volunteer program, 1984-1985, social services planner, 1985-1986, human services planner, 1986-1992. Program specialist Riverside County (California) Office on Aging, Riverside, since 1992.

      Chairperson planning committee Weber Human Services Planning, Ogden, 1989-1992. Researcher Mission 2000 Elderfocus Task Force, Ogden, 1987-1992.

    Works

    • Editor: (pamplets) Parent Infant Education, 1977. Co-author: Parent Infant Education Project, 1972.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Ogden Municipal Employees Credit Union, 1984-1988, president board directors, 1986-1987. Member Ogden Symphony-Ballet Association, 1984-1989, secretary board directors, 1986-1987. Board directors Riverside Ballet Theater, 1993-1994.

    Member St. Paul Parent Teacher League, since 1988, fall fundraiser chairperson, 1989, head room mother, 1989-1990, 91-92. Room parent Magnolia Parent-Teachers Association, since 1992. Fellow Master of Public Administration Student Association (president).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, quilting, hiking, cookie baking, reading.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Katelin Elizabeth Olson.
    • father: Jennings Grandee Olson
    • mother: Annette Lucille (Driver) Olson
    • child: Katelin Elizabeth Olson
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    Born June 21, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality

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