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Mary-Jo Powell Sawyer

Mary-Jo Powell Sawyer, American dietitian. Chair drama team Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond, 1987-1989, secretary Sunday school department, 1987-1990. Member American Dietetic Association (Recognized Young Dietitian 1990), Virginia Dietetic Association, Richmond Dietetic Association (editor newsletter 1987-1988, president elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, nominating committee 1990-1993, bylaws committee since 1993).

Background

  • Sawyer, Mary-Jo Powell was born on July 14, 1958 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Jefferson and Josephine (Griffin) Powell.

  • Education

    • Student, Carson-Newman College, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, James Madison University, 1980.

    Career

    • Dietetic intern Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1981. Clinical dietitian Metropolitan Hospital, 1982-1983, chief clinical dietitian, 1983-1984, director food service, 1984-1986. Nutrition specialist outpatient clinic, lecturer Medical College Virginia, since 1986, dietitic intern preceptor, since 1986.

    Membership

    Chair drama team Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond, 1987-1989, secretary Sunday school department, 1987-1990. Member American Dietetic Association (Recognized Young Dietitian 1990), Virginia Dietetic Association, Richmond Dietetic Association (editor newsletter 1987-1988, president elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, nominating committee 1990-1993, bylaws committee since 1993).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading, crafts, cooking, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Jeffrey Alan Sawyer, May 4, 1985. Children: Jeffrey Alexander, Nicholas Alan.
    • father: Lawrence Jefferson Powell
    • mother: Josephine (Griffin) Powell
    • spouse: Jeffrey Alan Sawyer
    • children: Jeffrey Alexander Sawyer
    • Nicholas Alan Sawyer
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    Born July 14, 1958
    (age 59)
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