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Dixie Lee Alms, American speech-language pathologist. Certified speech/language pathologist, Alaska.

Background

Alms, Dixie Lee was born on November 30, 1952 in Mattoon, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Everett Roy and Hilda Lee (Jenkins) Alms.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Eastern Illinois University, 1974. Master of Science in Education in Speech Pathology, Eastern Illinois University, 1975.

Career

Speech and language pathologist, Hoopeston (Illinois)-Rankin Schools, 1975-1977;speech and language pathologist, Big Sky Special Education Cooperative, Conrad, Montana, 1977-1988;supervisor speech and language pathology, Big Sky Special Education Cooperative, Conrad, Montana, 1981-1988;speech and language pathologist, Juneau (Alaska) Schools, since 1988.

Membership

Member Lutheran Church Council, 1985-1988, 93-96, 2000-2001, president, 1987-1988, 94-95, secretary, 1995-1996. Delegate European Landscape Contractors Association Constituting Convention, 1987. Member American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (certified clinical competence, continuing education award 1985, 88), Montana Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Juneau Education Association (secretary since 1994, webmaster since 2003), Council for Exceptional Children, Conrad Jaycee Women (board directors 1978-1979, state project concern manager 1979-1980, treasurer 1980-1981, president 1982-1983, state director 1983-1984) Conrad Junior Chamber of Commerce (secretary-treasurer 1985-1987), Alaska Speech, Language and Hearing Association (state treasurer 1990-1991, member chair since 2004), Illinois Speech, Language and Hearing Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sewing, camping, hiking, computers.

Connections

Married Thomas Harold Gustine, August 9, 1975 (divorced 1992). Married James E. Douglas Junior, August 15, 1998.