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Mass communications educator , publisher

Blair Riepma Gaines, American mass communications educator, publisher. Publicity chairman Aid to Inmate Mothers, Montgomery, 1985-1993, Friends of Auburn University Library and Fall Book Harvest, Montgomery, since 1991; docent Montgomery Museum Fine Arts, since 1989. Member Public Relations Society of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Gaines, Blair Riepma was born on May 17, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Siert F. and Marva L. Blair Riepma.

Education

Bachelor in History, College of William and Mary, 1967. Master of Arts in Journalism, Indiana University, 1972.

Career

Writer, editor Bureau Land Management, Washington, 1966-1969. Assistant to editor Journal Marketing Research, Bloomington, Indiana, 1969-1972. Editor Southern Rural Development Center, Starkville, Mississippi, 1973-1978.

Ad director Aronov Realty Company, Montgomery, Alabama, 1977-1978. Assistant professor mass communications Auburn University, since 1978. Chairman University Board Publications, Montgomery, since 1980.

Designer Alliance Advertising, Montgomery, since 1990.

Membership

Publicity chairman Aid to Inmate Mothers, Montgomery, 1985-1993, Friends of Auburn University Library and Fall Book Harvest, Montgomery, since 1991. Docent Montgomery Museum Fine Arts, since 1989. Member Public Relations Society of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Robert Anderson Gaines, June 11, 1966. Children: Robert R., Elizabeth L.

father:
Siert F.

mother:
Marva L. Blair Riepma

spouse:
Robert Anderson Gaines

children:
Robert R. Gaines

Elizabeth L. Gaines