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Alma Jean Carney

Alma Jean Carney, American health center director. Recipient Outstanding Services award, Tennessee Association Retarded Citizens, 1978; Minority scholar, University Tennessee, 1973. Member of American Public Health Association, National Association Community Health Center, Tennessee Primary Care Advisory Board, Association Primary Health Care Centers (treasurer), Public Health Association, Tennessee Voters Council.

Background

  • Carney, Alma Jean was born on September 1, 1943 in Brownsville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Augusta and Ora (Mathis) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1973. Postgraduate in Publication Administration, University Tennessee, Knoxville. Postgraduate, Memphis State University, 1974—1975.

      Attending, Memphis State University, since 1982.

    Career

    • County agent children Peabody College, Nashville, Brownsville, 1975. Eligibility counselor Tennessee Department Human Services, Brownsville, 1976. Health planner Douglas Community Health Recreation Council, Stanton, Tennessee, 1977—1979, project director, since 1979.

      Secretary National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1978—1979, chairman housing affairs, 1988.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The Bible is the ultimate source of practical and proven methods for joy and life.

    Views

    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

    Membership

    Member of American Public Health Association, National Association Community Health Center, Tennessee Primary Care Advisory Board, Association Primary Health Care Centers (treasurer), Public Health Association, Tennessee Voters Council.

    Connections

    • Married Willie Edward Carney, October 22, 1979.
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    Born September 1, 1943
    (age 74)