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Harriet Briscoe Harral, American program director. Recipient Linda Keithley award for outstanding women in public management, 1991.


Harral, Harriet Briscoe was born on June 28, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Daughter of Joe Edmund and Gene Aubrey (Hargis) Briscoe.


Bachelor, Baylor University, 1966. Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1973.


Director cultural enrichment program Office of Economic Opportunity, Waco, Texas, 1967. Teacher English, Dallas Indiana School District, 1967-1969. Teacher speech Jefferson County Public Schools, Arvada, Colorado, 1969-1970.

Teaching associate University Colorado, Boulder, 1970-1972. Assistant professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1974-1978. Adjunct professor University North Florida, Jacksonville, 1978-1983.

Director training and staff development City of Jacksonville, 1983-1986. Director training and organizational development City of Fort Worth, 1987-1991. Director center for productive communication school business Texas Christian University, since 1991.

Communications consultant, Jacksonville, Fort Worth, since 1978. Chairman regional training advisory council North Texas Council Governments, Arlington, 1988-1991.


Television host Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, 1987-1992, board deacons, since 1988. Board directors, treasurer, secretary, vice president Goodwill Industries, Fort Worth, since 1988. Board directors, vice president community service United Way Greater Tarrant County, Fort Worth, 1989-1992.

Program consultant LEadership Fort Worth, since 1994. Board directors, program chairman Forum Fort Worth, 1989-1991. Active Fort Worth Commission on Status Women, since 1991.

Board directors Senior Sitizen Services, since 1990. Chair volunteer Guardians Advisory Committee, since 1992. Member Women's Policy Forum, since 1993, president 1995.

Board directors Adolscent Pregnancy Board. Member American Society for Training and Development (board directors Fort Worth 1987-1989, Distinguished Achievement award 1988), International Personnel Management Association (human resource planning regional committee 1988-1990), International City Management Association (local arrangements steering committee 1989-1990), Baylor University Alumnae Association (president Fort Worth 1988-1990).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: public speaking, drama, planning social events.


Married Paul K. Harral, August 6, l966. Children: Huard Briscoe, April Briscoe.

Joe Edmund Briscoe

Gene Aubrey (Hargis) Briscoe

Paul K. Harral

Huard Briscoe Harral

April Briscoe Harral