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Karen Margaret Gantt

Karen Margaret Gantt, American dietitian, consultant, writer. Recipient Civil Service Outstanding Performance award, 1978, Leadership award, North Carolina Agriculture Extension Services, 1981.

Background

  • Gantt, Karen Margaret was born on October 6, 1941 in Sarasota, Florida, United States. Daughter of Philip Augustus and Bobbie Marie (Yarborough) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida International University, 1973. Master of Education, Boston University, 1978.

    Career

    • Clinical dietitian United States Army Hospital, Augsburg, Germany, 1975—1978, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1979—1984. Private practice nutrition consultant Village Therapy Center, 1984—1985. Founder, director Nutrition Consultant, Inc., since 1985.

      Chairman Veterans Administration Medical Center Combined Federal Campaign, 1983. Board directors Adult Day Care Center, 1987.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Religion

    When anybody starts to follow the way of Jesus, it means to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Views

    The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

    Membership

    Member of Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Fayettville Museum Art, American Rose Society, Cumberland County Nutrition Council, American Society Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Fayetteville District Dietetic Association Consultant Nutritionists Specialty Group, American Heart Association, North Carolina Dietetic Association, American Dietetic Association.

    Connections

    • Married Reid Ronald Gantt, January 16, 1960. Children: Veronica Lynn Gantt Hill, Robert Reid.
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    Born October 6, 1941