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College official , consultant , Interior designer

Colleen Dianne De Martin, American college official, interior designer, consultant. Certified Michigan Hypnosis Association. Recipient outstanding service award Distributive Education Clubs American, 1981, Interior Design Club, University Minnesota, 1984, American Society Interior Designers, 1985; scholar Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1968-1969.


Martin, Colleen Dianne De was born on March 18, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of F. Robert and Jeanne Claire Maxwell.


Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Home Economics, Eastern Michigan University, 1972. Master of Arts in Housing and Interior Design, Wayne State University, 1975. Postgraduate, Liberty University, 1997.


Program coordinator interior design University Minnesota Technology College, Crookston, 1977-1984. Instructor interior design California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1984-1989, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1990-1993. Counselor, student advisor Ross Technology Institute, Ann Arbor and Taylor, Michigan, 1993-1996.

Program director interior design, student advisor Baker College, Auburn Hills, since 1994. Vice president, historian Central Coast Interior Designers, 1983-1985. Computer-aided Design coordinator, kitchen designer Grahl's Kitchen & Bath, Woodhaven, Michigan, 1990-1991.

History consultant Avila Lighthouse Restoration/Harbor Commission, Avila Beach, California, 1987-1988, Hart House Restoration, Santa Maria, California, 1988-1989. Committee medical, organizer State Conference East Faces West, San Luiis Obispo, 1986. Assistant counselor Job Training Placement Association, Southgate, Michigan, 1995.

Owner Maxwell Design Consultant, Grosse Ile, Michigan, since 1996. Speaker Stroheim & Rohamm, Troy, Michigan, 1998.


  • Certified Michigan Hypnosis Association.


  • Other Work

    • Editor slide/tape series The French Monarchy: The Study of French Furnishings, 1981.


Handbell player El Morro Nazarene Church, Los Osos, California, 1987-1989, director children;s handbell, 1988. Panel participant on teenage drugs Grosse Ile television, 1996. Tour hostess Garden Club, Grosse Ile, 1998.

Instructor, advisor Habitat for Humanity, Auburn Hills, 1999. Member Interior Design Society (professional member, education representative since 1975).


  • Other Interests

    Basket weaving, paper making, sewing, piano.


Married Gerald John De Martin (divorced 1984). Children: Jessica Marie, Timothy Robert.

F. Robert

Jeanne Claire Maxwell

Gerald John De Martin

Jessica Marie Martin

Timothy Robert Martin