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Charles Joseph Saunders

Charles Joseph Saunders, American counselor educator. Certified counselor, West Virginia, North Carolina. Dropout Prevention grantee Appalachian Regional Commission, 1987-1988.


  • Saunders, Charles Joseph was born on October 1, 1938 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Son of Henry Rosemond and Clover Pauline (Morrison) Saunders.

  • Education

    • AB, Olivet Nazarene University, 1965. Master of Science, St. Francis College, 1968. Master of Arts, West Virginia University, 1982.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1986.


    • Production supervisor Armour Pharmaceutical, Kankakee, Illinois, 1962-1965. Teacher, coach DeKalb Center Schools, Bradley Schools, Auburn, Bradley, Indiana, Illinois, 1965-1969. Associate minister music and education Churches the Nazarene, Cedar Rapids, Columbus, Iowa, Indiana, 1969-1972, Cincinnati, Charleston, West Virginia, 1972-1982.

      Counselor, counselor educator West Virginia University College Graduate Studies, Institute, 1986-1988. Director research and education support Dickinson School Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1988. Counselor, counselor educator East Carolina University School Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, since 1989.

      Counselor educator Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, since 1991. Stress management consultant Con-Sult, Charleston, West Virginia, since 1982. Licensure consultant West Virginia and North Carolina Association for Counseling and Development, Charleston and Greenville, since 1984, legislation lobbyist, since 1984.

      Fund raising consultant Resource Management Associates, Carlisle, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified counselor, West Virginia, North Carolina.


    Poll worker, campaigner Democratic Party, Illinois, West Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana, since 1961. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1956-1962. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, North Carolina Association for Counseling and Development (licensure committee), North Carolina Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, North Carolina Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.



    Bow-hunting, music, political activity, fishing.


    • Married Leola Jean Hay, August 12, 1961. Children: Larry David, Lon Erik, Jana Lyn.
    • father: Henry Rosemond Saunders
    • mother: Clover Pauline (Morrison) Saunders
    • spouse: Leola Jean Hay
    • children: Larry David Saunders
    • Lon Erik Saunders
    • Jana Lyn Saunders
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