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consultant , speech communications educator , author

Barbara Ann McEachern, American speech communications educator, author, consultant. Named Advisor of Year, 1990; recipient Judge Jean Murrell Capers award, Cultural Diversity award.

Background

McEachern, Barbara Ann was born on January 3, 1952 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Daniel Robert and Mary Minnie (Cunningham) McEachern.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1974. Master of Arts, Bowling Green State University, 1975. Postgraduate, Cleveland State University, 1979.

Career

Instructor speech communications Lakeland Community College, 1976—1980, assistant professor, 1980—1982, associate professor, since 1982.

Membership

Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Black Women's Forum, League of Women Voters. Vice president Ohio Consortium Blacks Higher Education. Board directors Ruffing Montessori School, African American Angels.

Member of National Education Association, Afro-American Cultural and History Society Museum, Black Women's Political Action Committee, National Association Dramatic and Speech Arts, Ohio Speech Association, Community College Humanities Association, Ohio Educators Association, Executive Women Suburbia (secretary), Theta Alpha Phi, Ohio Wesleyan University Black Alumni Network.

Connections

Married Morton Vogel Smith Junior, September 30, 1976. Children: Diambu Kibwe, Tor Yohance.

father:
Daniel Robert McEachern

mother:
Mary Minnie (Cunningham) McEachern

spouse:
Morton Vogel Smith Junior

children:
Tor Yohance McEachern

Diambu Kibwe McEachern