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Bessie Marie Williams Fields, American counselor, educator. Certified counseling and development; certified teacher, Oregon. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Urban League. Member American Association Counseling and Development, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Lodges: Toastmaster International, AKA.

Background

Fields, Bessie Marie Williams was born on September 14, 1940 in Pasco, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Joe and Velma (Johnson) W.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Portland State University, 1971. Master of Science, Portland State University, 1981. Doctor of Education, Nova University, 1989.

Career

Counselor, instructor, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1971-1983;instructor, Portland Community College, 1975-1981;instructor, Marylhurst (Oregon) College, 1981-1982;counselor, Anchorage (Alaska) Community College, 1983-1987;professor, U. Alaska, Anchorage, since 1987. Consultant Federal Government, 1970-1973.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Urban League. Member American Association Counseling and Development, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Lodges: Toastmaster International, AKA.

Connections

Married Frederick Marshall Fields, August 16, 1957 (divorced January 1973). Children: Geretta Marie, John Duane.