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Interior designer

Donna June Porter, American interior designer. Recipient award, Key to City Mayor Cincinnati, 1976.

Background

Porter, Donna June was born on June 24, 1937 in Alva, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Floyd Robert and Elsie Martha (Schick) Paris.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1959. Postgraduate, Oklahoma State University, 1970. Postgraduate, Kansas City Art Institute, 1979.

Career

Teacher Jefferson County Schools, Denver, 1962—1964, Shawnee Mission Schools, Kansas, 1964—1966. Director restaurant design Frontier Foods, Stillwateroo, Oklahoma, 1967—1972. Director design Great American Restaurant Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1972—1980.

Owner, designer D.J. Interior Design, since 1980. Board directors Crittenton Center, 1988, Kansas City Convention and Visiting Bureau, 1975—1978, Kansas City Metropolitan Parents Anonymous, since 1984, president board directors.

Membership

Member of Philanthropic and Educational Organization (chaplain 1979-1981), Historic Kansas City Society, Professional Sources Greater Kansas City, Friends Art, National Association Women Business Owners, Interior Design Excellence Committee, Chi O Mothers Club (Kansas City) (president), Carriage Club (executive committee), Chi Omega (national director extension 1979-1982, Outstanding Chi Omega, Oklahoma 1974, Chi Omega of Year, Kansas City 1981).

Connections

Married Jerry R. Porter, September 21, 1983. Children: Terri Sue, Bradford Paris.

father:
Floyd Robert Paris

mother:
Elsie Martha (Schick) Paris

spouse:
Jerry R. Porter

child:
Terri Sue Porter

child:
Bradford Paris Porter