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Educational administrator

Helen Marie Dowdy, American educational administrator. Certified North Carolina. Named Tar Heel of Week Raleigh News & Observer, 1988; recipient President' award, Community College Systems, 1990, Governor's award, North Carolina, 1991.

Background

Dowdy, Helen Marie was born on March 10, 1930 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Manly Calvin and Eriel Marie (Merriman) Britt.

Education

A.A., Mars Hill College, 1950. Certified, North Carolina Public Manager Program. Secretary First Citizens Bank, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1950-1953, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1953-1955.

Administrative assistant North Carolina Department Curriculum Study, Raleigh, 1959-1963. Administrative assistant.N.C. Department Community Colls., Raleigh, 1963-1977, special assistant to president, 1977. Consultant North Carolina Employees Training Center, Raleigh, 1974-1976.

Member of advisory committee North Carolina Employee Suggestion System, 1978. President Congressional Council Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1989. Named Tar Heel of Week Raleigh News and Observer, 1988.

Recipient President' award Community College System, 1990, Governor's award State of North Carolina, 1991. Vice president Cary Junior Woman's Club (North Carolina), 1964.

Career

Public Manager Program. Secretary First Citizens Bank, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1950—1953, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1953—1955. Administrative assistant North Carolina Department Curriculum Study, 1959—1963, North Carolina Department Community College, Raleigh, 1963—1977, special assistant to president, since 1977.

Consultant North Carolina Employees Training Center, Raleigh, 1974—1976. Member advisory committee North Carolina Employee Suggestion Systems, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified North Carolina.

Membership

Vice president Cary Junior Woman's Club, North Carolina, 1964. President Congressional Council Christ King Lutheran Church, since 1989. Member of North Carolina Society Certified Public Managers (chairman board directors), American Academy Certified Public Managers, Women Management, American Business Womens Association (chairman education committee Cary chapter 1979-1980), North Carolina Association Educational Office Personnel (president district 10 1977-1978, scholarship fund named in her honor 1979), Soroptomists.

Connections

Married Lemuel Stroud Dowdy, September 5, 1953 (deceased). Children: Lemuel David, Donald Manly.

father:
Manly Calvin Britt

mother:
Eriel Marie (Merriman) Britt

spouse:
Lemuel Stroud Dowdy

child:
Lemuel David Dowdy

child:
Donald Manly Dowdy