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Carol Hardison Rittenhouse, American manager, community health nurse. Registered Nurse., Georgia, Indiana. Recipient Jane Delano award American National Red Cross, 1992, Outstanding Young Women of America award, 1975.

Background

Rittenhouse, Carol Hardison was born on September 25, 1943 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Daughter of John Wesley and Helen Elizabeth (Branam) Hardison.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Florida State University, 1964.

Career

Psychiatric nurse, Madison (Indiana) Eastern State Hospital, 1964;public health nurse, Fulton County Health Department, Atlanta, 1965-1970;director nursing and health services, American Red Cross, Atlanta, 1973-1978;director training and development, American Red Cross, Atlanta, 1978-1984;assistant manager, American Red Cross, Atlanta, 1984-1992;manager operations, American Red Cross, Atlanta, 1992-1994;general manager, American Red Cross, Atlanta, since 1994. Secretary of board, Executive Committee Agency for International Development Atlanta, 1986-1991. Steering committee Atlanta Wellness Council, 1985-1991.

National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome/Human Immunodeficiency Virus advising committee American Red Cross, Washington, 1991-1993. National faculty National Institute Training Conference/American Red Cross Washington, 1978-1994.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Member Young Representatives, Atlanta, 1965-1967, Moorings Homeowners Association, Lithonia, Georgia, since 1976, East Point (Georgia) Junior Women's Club, 1965-1973. Member Atlanta Regional Commission Health, since 1994. Co-chairman volunteer committee Atlanta Committee for Olympic Games, 1994-1996.

Member American Nurses Association (board directors 1982-1985), American Nurses Foundation (board directors 1982-1987), Georgia Nurses Association (vice president 1975-1979, president 1979-1981, Special Recognition award 1982), Georgia Nurses Foundation (vice president 1983-1985, 92-95, 96—, president 1980-1983), Georgia Society Association Executives, Midtown Atlana Rotary (board directors 1997), Sigma Theta Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, singing, piano.

Connections

Married Oliver Charles Rittenhouse, August 29, 1964. Children: Todd Wesley, Lisa Cheryl.