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Rori Cooper Corbin

Rori Cooper Corbin, American therapeutic recreation specialist, educator, consultant. Certified therapeutic recreation specialist. New York State grantee, 1979-1980. Member of National Association of Female Executives, International Platform Association, New York State Recreation and Parks Society, National Recreation and Parks Association.

Background

  • Corbin, Rori Cooper was born on July 30, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Charles Kneeland and Rose Elizabeth (Maggio) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, State University of New York, Purchase, 1973. Master of Arts, New York University, 1980.

    Career

    • Senior recreation therapist New York State Letchworth, Thiells, 1975—1976. Consultant Corbin & Corbin Consultant, Monroe, New York, 1986—1988. Director Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, 1988—1991.

      President Cooper-Corbin Consulting Inc., since 1991. Faculty member State University of New York, New Paltz, since 1992. Consultant behaviorist & researcher, joint obesity study University Pennsylvania, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.

      Member guest faculty Keane College, New Jersey, 1981. Instructor & trainer New York Office Mental Retardation & Development Disabilities, 1981—1982. Founder & president FOOTINGS Inc., since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified therapeutic recreation specialist.

    Works

    • Editor (writer): (newsletter) The Fourth "r", 1983-1985. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of National Association of Female Executives, International Platform Association, New York State Recreation and Parks Society, National Recreation and Parks Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, bicycling, reading, camping.

    Connections

    • Married William Ogden Corbin, April 19, 1980. Children: Drew Cooper, Laurel Foxworth, Joannah, J. Hope.
    • father: Charles Kneeland Cooper
    • mother: Rose Elizabeth (Maggio) Cooper
    • spouse: William Ogden Corbin
    • children: Drew Cooper Corbin
    • Laurel Foxworth Corbin
    • Joannah Corbin
    • J. Hope Corbin
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    Born July 30, 1951
    (age 66)
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