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Bernice Elizabeth Mayes, American dietician.


Mayes, Bernice Elizabeth was born on February 5, 1937 in Oxford, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Garland Sherwood and Maggie (Richards) Mayes.


Student, Virginia State College, 1954—1958. Bachelor of Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1982.


Staff dietitian Clara Maass Hospital, Belleville, New Jersey, 1960—1962, therapeutic dietitian, 1962—1968, training dietitian, 1965—1966. Cafeteria manager Newark Board Education, 1968—1972, assistant director, 1972—1976, director, since 1976. Weekend dietitian St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, New Jersey, 1970—1972, project supervisor, 1971.

Commissioner East Orange Board Health.


President Essex County Advisory Board Status Women, New Jersey, 1983. Member concerned set TLC Day Care Center, East Orange. Mem Women in Support Essex County College Advisory Board, Newark, 1983.

Board directors Carver Youth and Family Center, Trenton, 1983. Member of National Association of Female Executives, American Association of University Women, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Roundtable Women Foodservice, Fairleigh Dickinson Alumni Association, Virginia State Alumni Association, Essex County Nutrition Council, Association School Business Officials, United States Department Agriculture Commodity Advisory Board (chairman major cities section), New Jersey School Food Service Association (life. Legislation chairman, president), National Association Colored Women's Club (life.

Chairman), St. Ann's Guild Club (Newark), Garnetts Club (Plainfield, New Jersey).