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arts education administrator

Christina Robinson Dougherty, American arts education administrator. Certified teacher, Michigan, Illinois. American Business Women's Association scholar, 1987-1988; performance grantee Missouri State Council Arts, 1974-1976.


Dougherty, Christina Robinson was born on June 2, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Harold Raymond and Irene Weisel (Robinson) Hosack.


Bachelor of Music, University Michigan, 1960. Master Management in Marketing, Northwestern University, 1988.


Voice instructor, music teacher St. Louis University, 1960-1979, Chicago Conservatory Music, 1960-1979, North Shore Music Center, Chicago, 1960-1979, Forest Road School, Chicago, 1960-1979. Director model builders Urban Gateways, 1977-1979, director sales and support service, 1983-1994. Director development North Light Repertory Theatre, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1980.

Operations manager Life Guard Systems, Chicago, 1980-1981. Administrator Old Town School Folk Music, 1981-1983. Executive director Association for Child Development, La Grange, Illinois, 1983-1984.

Manager Cultural Partnerships, since 1994. Consultant Resource Disseminate Net, Chicago, 1978-1991, Dougherty Consultant, Chicago, since 1995. Member partnership committee Region I Illinois State Board Education.

Instructor Graduate Program in Education, St. Xavier University, Aurora University. Conference consultant Internt. Network Performing and Visual Arts Schools.


  • Certified teacher, Michigan, Illinois.


Board of directors Black Ensemble Theatre Company. Member Chicago Society Association Executives (mentor consultant 1988-1994), Chicago Society Training and Development, Network International (board directors), Women in Charge, National Association Local Arts Association, National Association Partnerships in Education.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, sailing, camping.


Married George Hurlbut Dougherty, August 10, 1961 (divorced May 1976). Children: Allison D. Garvey, George E. Doughert, Molly H. Dougherty. Married Douglas Earl Busby, December 28, 1992.

Harold Raymond Hosack

Irene Weisel (Robinson) Hosack

George Hurlbut Dougherty

Douglas Earl Busby

Allison D. Garvey Dougherty

George E. Doughert Dougherty

Molly H. Dougherty