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marketing professional , Public relations executive

Charlotte Jeanne Boatwright, American marketing professional, public relations executive.


Boatwright, Charlotte Jeanne was born on December 12, 1937 in Chattanooga. Daughter of Clifton Jentry and Veltina Novella (Braden) Blevins.


Diploma, Erlanger School Nursing, Chattanooga, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1976. Master of Education, University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1981.

Student in Ministry, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Health Service Administration, Columbia Pacific University, San Rafael, California, 1987.


Surgeon's assistant William Robert Fowler, Doctor of Medicine Chattanooga, 1963—1964. Instructor medical-surgical nursing Baroness Erlanger Hospital School Nursing, 1964—1967, instructor fundamentals nursing, 1971—1974, chairman department mental health-psychiatric nursing, 1977—1981. Staff nurse Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, 1967—1968, supervisor nursing, 1968—1970.

Director inservice education Hutcheson Medical Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1970—1971. Youth work consultant Sewanee District Episcopal Churches, Chattanooga, 1975—1976. Director special projects N. Park Hospital, 1984—1987, director marketing and public relations, since 1987.

President CBB Communications. Freelance writer, since 1991. Expert witness in field.

Senior medical writer Chattanooga HealthScope Magazine.


  • Diplomate National Association Forensic Counselors, National Board Addiction Examiners. Registered Nurse Erlanger Medical Center, Tennessee, 1963. Certified domestic violence counselor IV National Association Forensic Counselors.

    Licensed professional counselor Tennessee, 1976, certified mediator Mediation Association, family mediator Tennessee Supreme Court, 2000.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Research Magazine.


Founder, president Domestic Violence Coalition Greater Chattanooga, 1994. Member Community Partners Neighborhood Change-Crime and Neighborhood Safety. Crisis intervention homes prevention committee Partnership Families, Children and Adults, residential advisory committee.

Member coalition eliminate homelessness Faith Community Service Network, Chatanooga. Founding member Family Justice Alliance of Chattanooga, 2004. Member Chattanooga Area Law Enforcement Commission, Chattanooga Fair Housing Roundtable, Chattanooga Endeavors Re-entry Roundtable.

Member Safe in My Wjorld and Leadership Camp Project, Girls, Inc. Member Regional Interagy. Council on Homelessness.

Member committee on legislation Southeast Tennessee Council on Children & Youth. Member Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse. Member gender-specific project Tennessee Department Probation & Parole.

Member Southeast Development Advisory Council Tennessee Economic Council on Women. Member campus violence prevention project University Tennessee Chattanooga Transformation Project. Leadership faculty fellow doctoral leadership and learning program University Tennessee Chattanooga, instructor Tennessee State Victims Assistance Academy.

Founding member, president Coalition Against Domestic and Community Violence of Greater Chattanooga, Inc. Founding member, coordinator, advisory committee Chattanooga/Hamilton County Family Justice Alliance, 2004. Founding member Hamilton County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, 2006.

Member residential programs advisory committee Partnership Families, Children and Adults. Member oversight board Hamilton County Domestic Violence Task Force Law Enforcement Prosecution Unit, 1997—2001. Member Hamilton County advisory board Tennessee Department Children's Services.

Member steering committee Tennessee Conference Social Welfare. Member Blue Monarch/Blue Chair Program for abused/addicted women and their children, Grundy Couunty. Member steering committee Master of Laws King Weed and Seed Project.

Member planning and development team Legal Aid of East Tennessee. Oversight board Chattanooga/Hamilton County Blueprint to End Homelessness, 2007. Member department youth work Episcopal Diocese Tennessee, 1975—1977, member violence in society resource team, president diaconate formation committee, 2002, member crisis response team.

Board directors Family Violence Shelter Committee, Sexual Abuse Resource Center, Child Abuse Prevention Council, Opportunity Home, Chattanooga. Member oversight board Hamilton County Domestic Violence Task Force. Board directors Crisis/Homelessness Prevention Services.

Board directors, chair homelessness prevention/crisis intervention subcommittee, chair family violence shelter/services and sexual assault resource center subcommittee Partnership Families, Children and Adults. Vice chairman Brynewood Park Community Association, 1985, 1986. Coordinator Chattanooga Family Justice Alliance, 2004.

Member of National Association Forensic Counselors, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, Chattanooga Press Association, Tennessee Society Hospital Marketing and Public Relations, Tennessee Hospital Association, American College Healthcare Executives (nominee), University Tennessee Alumnae Association.


  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, gardening, travel.


Married Robert W. Boatwright. Children: Lynn Kay, Janis Ann, Karen Jean, Mary Ruth, Melody Susan, April Celeste.

Clifton Jentry Blevins

Veltina Novella (Braden) Blevins

Robert W. Boatwright

Lynn Kay Boatwright

Janis Ann Boatwright

Karen Jean Boatwright

Mary Ruth Boatwright

Melody Susan Boatwright

April Celeste Boatwright