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James Penny Meade, American Family therapist, counselor, public speaker. Avocation: writing. M C. Recipient Certified for Outstanding Community Achievement of Vietnam Era Veterinary President Jimmy Carter, 1980, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Air Medals with Silver Oak Leaf Clusters.


Meade,, James Penny was born on January 19, 1947 in Forest Grove, Oregon, United States. Son of James Penny Meade and Christine Jane (Williams) Boyed.


AS, Mount Hood Community College, 1970. Bachelor of Science, Portland State University, 1973. Master of Arts, California State University, Fresno, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy, International College, Sacramento, 1984.


Sales representative Hunt-Wesson Foods, Inc., Salem, Oregon, 1974-1983. Veterans outreach specialist, psychologist VA, Fresno, 1984-1986. Family therapist, counselor Lieutenant David E. Meade Memorial Foundation, San Diego, since 1986.

Instructor San Diego Community College District, since 1989. Speaker in field.


Board of directors San Diego Head Injury Foundation, since 1988. Chairman veterans committee San Diego County Task Force on Self-Esteem, since 1988. Active Republican Jim Bates Subcommittee on Disability, San Diego, since 1989.

With United States Army, 1965-1968, Vietnam. Member Vietnam Veterans American (president San Diego chapter since 1989), California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, National Speakers Association.


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Married Marie-Louise deBranac, July 30, 1978. Children: James, Dava-Lee, Shawna, Christopher.