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Public relations consultant

Carolyn Louise Charkey, American public relations consultant. member Charitable Givng Council; member of advisory board Starting Point; member of advisory board StopGap.; Member Mothers Against Drunk Driving (member of advisory board), Orange County Chamber of C., Orange County Press.


Charkey, Carolyn Louise was born on November 23, 1939 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States. Daughter of John Frederick and Frances Louise (Riddell) LoSasso.


Student, Colorado State University.


Writer, public relations consultant, since 1958. Continuity director Station KCOL, Fort Collins, 1964—1965. Reading tutor Fort Collins Public Schools, 1965—1969.

Owner, manager Carolyn's Interiors, Fort Collins and Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1970—1977. Section editor Wyoming Eagle, Cheyenne, 1972—1974. Information officer State of Wyoming, 1974—1977.

Director public relations programs Coors Distributing Company, Tustin, California, 1978—1982. Manager community relations The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, 1982—1989. President The Register Charities Inc., 1982—1989.

Owner Senior Public Relations Consultant Network, Costa Mesa, California, since 1989.


National trustee, board directors Leukemia Society America Inc. Board directors Pacific Symphony. President board directors Advanced Resources for Joster Kids, Orange County Academy Decathlon, secretary.

Vice-chairman board Master Chorale. Past president Orange County Sports Hall of Fame. Member Charitable Givng Council.

Member advisory board Starting Point, StopGap. Member of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (member advisory board), Southern California Association Philanthropies, Orange County and Santa Ana Young Men’s Christian Association (board directors), Public Relations Society America (accredited, past president board Orange County chapter, professional adviser, California State University, professional adviser, Champman College Public Relations Student Society of America chapters), International Association Business Communicators, Orange County Chamber of C., Orange County Press Club.


Married Norman Alan Charkey, February 22, 1959 (deceased September 1979). Children: Mark Alan, Martin Todd.

John Frederick LoSasso

Frances Louise (Riddell) LoSasso

Norman Alan Charkey

Martin Todd Charkey

Mark Alan Charkey