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Media relations executive

Joyce Criscoe Jarrett, American media relations executive. award, 1987; awards 1981, 82, 86, 88, 89), Carolinas Assn; award 1989), Greensboro Chamber of Commerce (council on business.

Background

Jarrett, Joyce Criscoe was born on October 13, 1938 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Langester Clayton and Lillian Louise (Joyce) Criscoe.

Education

Associate of Arts, Guilford College.

Career

Technology publications writer Celanese Corporation, Asheville, North Carolina, 1962—1965. Executive secretary Lorillard Inc., Greensboro, 1965—1975. Manager, editor employee publications.

Manager, community media relations, 1975—1996. Manager, corporation communications & media relations, from 1997.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

Delaware North Carolina Governors Conference Women, 1982—1983. Chairman United Way, 1983, coordinator, person to person program, 1983—1985, member assessment board, reviewing agencies, 1993. Publicity director Junior Achievement Greensboro, 1983—1985.

Member, teaching fellows program University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992—1995. Member Business Committee Education, Governors Task Force, 1992—1993, from 1996, North Carolina Business Committee Education, from 1991, board directors, from 1996. Member of Adopt-a-School Program (steering committee 1989), North Carolina Human Genetics Association (board directors 1983-1984), Professional Women's Consortium (treasurer 1987), Leadership Greensboro Program (graduate 1988), Greensboro Chamber of Commerce (council business communications 1985-1989, chairman 1989), Carolinas Association Business Communicators (award 1989), International Association Business Communicators (Piedmont chapter) (Compleat Communicator award 1981-1982, 1986, 1988-1989), Quill & Scroll (board directors).

Connections

Married Ralph R. Jarrett. 1 child, Patti Lee Jessup.

father:
Langester Clayton Criscoe

mother:
Lillian Louise (Joyce) Criscoe

spouse:
Ralph R. Jarrett

child:
Patti Lee Jessup Jarrett