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designer , consultant

Jeanne Marie Christie, American designer, consultant. Recipient Civilian Service medal United States, 1967, Women Building the Future award New Haven Chamber of Commerce, 1991.


Christie, Jeanne Marie was born on September 26, 1944 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Edward and Edith (Morhoff) Bokina.


Bachelor of Science with honors, University Wisconsin, 1967. Master of Education with honors, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1969. Postgraduate, University Connecticut, since 1993.


Unit and program director, American Red Cross, Vietnam, 1967-1968;associate director, United Service Organizations, Guam, 1969-1970;assistant curator, Jacksonville (Florida) Children's Museum, 1971-1972;instructor, Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, 1972-1973;instructor, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, 1973-1974;instructor, Milford (Connecticut) Senior Citizen Center, 1978-1982;instructor adult education, Milford Board Education, 1974-1993;president, J. M. Christie, Inc., Mechanicsville, Virginia, since 1986;regional chairman, Association Junior Leagues International, New York City, 1989-1991. Consultant television program China Beach, Burbank, California, 1989-1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor Junior League Review, 1991. Participant in video China Beach "Vets", 1990, Southern New England Telephone, 1990, VietNam: A Chance to Understand, 1990. Writings selected for New York City Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1985.


Volunteer, fundraiser congressional comapaing, New Haven, 1989-1991, finance director, since 1992. Treasurer Milford Oyster Festival, Inc., 1991-1994. Board directors Isaiah House, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1991-1994, Junior League Greater New Haven, 1987-1988, 91—.

Class agent Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1988-1991. Coordinator special events New York City Welcome Home Parade, 1985, member Connecticut Gov,'s Task Force on Women Veterans, 1988. Guide, coordinator, researcher Yale African Outreach, 1989.

Board directors Circle of Sisters, since 1994. Volunteer United States National Parks Service, 1994. Member Americans Overseas Association (contributing editor journal.

1993), National Society Performance and Instruction, American Medical Resources Foundation, Connecticut Valley Vizsla Club (chair nominating committee 1991), Kappa Delta Phi, Pi Lambda Theta.


Married Frederick Christie, December 7, 1970. Children: Heather, Sarah.

Edward Bokina

Edith (Morhoff) Bokina

Frederick Christie

Heather Christie

Sarah Christie