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church administrator

Joan Elizabeth Geldmacher, American church administrator.

Background

Geldmacher, Joan Elizabeth was born on August 1, 1931 in New York City. Daughter of Henry William and Hazel Grace (Longstreet) Meyer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Elmira College, 1969.

Career

Director released time religious education, Council of Churches, Elmira, New York, 1963-1968; executive director, Council of Churches, Elmira, New York, since 1979; nursing assistant, St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, 1975-1990.

Membership

Active Young Women’s Christian Association, 1969-1971, Neighborhood House, 1971-1974. Member Elmira City Council, 1975, Southern Tier Regional Planning and Development Board, 1975-1978. Chairperson Meals on Wheels.

President Church Women United, 1978-1982, board directors. Policy council member Head Start Day Care, 1979-1990. Board directors Family Support Project, Elmira, 1980-1984—.

Member Task Force on Children and Families, since 1986, Women in Transition Task Force, since 1987, Amerasian Resettlement Coordinating Committee, 1991. Secretary Council on Women, since 1991. Member Presbyterian Women in Presbytery Geneva (officer 1991).

Connections

Children: Cheryl, Phyllis, Dolores, David, James.

father:
Henry William Meyer

mother:
Hazel Grace (Longstreet) Meyer

child:
Phyllis Geldmacher

child:
Cheryl Geldmacher

child:
Dolores Geldmacher

child:
James Geldmacher

child:
David Geldmacher