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Dyana Carlyne McKee

Dyana Carlyne McKee, American home health company executive, educator, consultant. Certified accounting Metropolitan College, Knoxville, Tennessee,, 1965, California College, San Diego, 1990. Named Outstanding Young Women American, 1977; recipient Outstanding Young Woman of Year in State of Alabama, 1976, Birmingham Woman of Year award Professional Women, 1978, Fund Raiser of Year award, St. Jude Children's Research, 1978.

Background

  • McKee, Dyana Carlyne was born on June 26, 1941 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Carl Golden and Betty Mae (Kunkle) McKee.

  • Education

    • Student, Jefferson State Junior College, Center Point, Alabama, 1981—1983.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant certified MATA, Dayton, Ohio, 1961. Secretarial certified Institute of Technology, 1963. Co-owner, co-operator Rex-James Associates, Trussville, Alabama, 1962—1971.

      Owner, operator Dreamway Inc., 1973—1980. Control coordinator St. Vincent Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 1980—1981. Vice president Medicare Convalescent Aids, 1981—1986.

      Branch manager Foster Medical division Avon Home Care, Abbey/Foster Medical, Inc., since 1989. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified accounting Metropolitan College, Knoxville, Tennessee,, 1965, California College, San Diego, 1990.

    Works

    • Author: I Was Abused, 1979, Volunteer consultant Cerebral Palsy, Birmingham, 1969-1978, St. Jude Children's Research, Memphis, 1970-1980, chairman Toys for Tots, 1970-1978, instructor American Cancer Society of Alabama, 1971-1976, lecturer Medaids, Birmingham, since 1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha (chapter president 1978-1979, state Girl of Year award 1976), Medical Social Services Organization.

    Connections

    • Married James C. Shepherd, November 17, 1958 (divorced March 1980). Children: Carlton Shepherd, James Shepherd, Roy-J Shepherd.
    • father: Carl Golden McKee
    • mother: Betty Mae (Kunkle) McKee
    • spouse: James C. Shepherd
    • children: Carlton Shepherd McKee
    • James Shepherd McKee
    • Roy-J Shepherd McKee
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