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School system administrator

Jannette Riggs Tew, American School system administrator. Certified school lunch director. Named Business Association of Year, American Business Women's Association, Savannah, 1987. Volunteer United Way, Savannah, 1990. Member NAFE, American Association of University Women, American School Food Svc. Association, Georgia School Food Svc. Association (chairman multiple unit 1984, chairman industry seminar 1990, co-chairman 1991).

Background

Tew, Jannette Riggs was born on May 23, 1945 in Statesboro, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Leland and Cleatus (Nesmith) Riggs.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Georgia Southern University, 1967. Master of Education, Georgia Southern University, 1981.

Career

Teacher, Chatham County Board Education, Savannah, Georgia, 1967-1970;nutrition agent, U. Georgia Cooperative Extension Svc., Savannah, 1970-1971;teacher, Chatham County Board Education, 1971-1982;food service director, Chatham County Board Education, since 1983. Member of advisory committee Vocational Culinary Arts Craft, Savannah, 1987-1990, 94-9, chairman, 1995-966. Member vocational education advising committee Windsor Forest H.S., Savannah, 1989-1990.

Member kitchen facilities task force Georgia Department Education, 1991-1993.

Achievements

  • Certified school lunch director.

Membership

Volunteer United Way, Savannah, 1990. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Association of University Women, American School Food Service Association, Georgia School Food Service Association (chairman multiple unit 1984, chairman industry seminar 1990, co-chairman 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, country and Victorian crafts, boating.

Connections

Married Benny Keller Tew, June 9, 1968. Children: Kimberly Michelle, Jason Keller.

father:
Leland Riggs

mother:
Cleatus (Nesmith) Riggs

spouse:
Benny Keller Tew

children:
Kimberly Michelle Tew

Jason Keller Tew