DonnaJo Benefield Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, University Montevallo, 1985. Postgraduate, University Montevallo, since 1987.
United States-2 missionary to the deaf, Crussell-Freeman Church of the Deaf, Atlanta, 1985-1987;
week manager, Benefield Foster Home for Mentally Retarded, Huntsville, Alabama, 1987-1988;
interpreter for the deaf, Elkins Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1987-1988;
interpreter for the deaf, Internal Revenue Service Atlanta Svc. Center, since 1988;
interpreter for the deaf, Georgia Interpreting Superior vena cava syndrome Network, Atlanta, since 1990;
instructor sign language, Dekalb College, Atlanta, since 1994. Camp counselor Opportunity Center for Retarded Citizens, Huntsville, 1975-1980.
Gymnastics instructor Young Men’s Christian Association, Huntsville, 1980-1981. Head gymnastics coash S.R. Butler High School, Huntsville, 1981-1982. Summer missionary tothe deaf, Alabama Baptist Association, Newport News, Virginia, 1982, Home Mission Board of Southern Baptist Convention, Dallas, 1983, Alabama Baptist Convention, Birmingham, 1984.
Director counselors Opportunity Center for Retarded Citizens, Huntsville, 1985. Special olympics and sports camps counselor U. Alabama, 1985.
The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.
Member Board Opinions, Georgia Relay Center, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Atlanta, since 1993. Member Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Georgia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (committee member), Georgia Association of Deaf, Georgia Council for Hearing Impaired, National Association Deaf, American Sign Language Teachers Association, Shatter Silence Deaf Awareness Committee (interpreter Atlanta, since 1992).
1985 - 1987
1987 - 1988
1987 - 1988