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Kathy Ellen Carter

consultant , communication executive

Kathy Ellen Carter, American Communication executive, consultant. Avocations: reading, cooking. F C. Recipient Distinguished Svc. Key Alpha Phi Omega, 1978, 81, Sales awards Aloette Cosmetics, Inc., 1986, 87, Bronze medal Environmental Protection Agency, 1992, 97, Silver medal, 1995.

Background

Carter, Kathy Ellen was born on October 22, 1955 in Danville, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Charles Eddie and Excie Clara (Barbour) Carter.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Virginia, 1978;Master of Education in English Education, University of Virginia, 1980;Master of Science in Technology Communication, University of Minnesota, 1991.

Career

Teacher, Prince George (Virginia) High School, 1980-1984;drama director, Prince George (Virginia) High School, 1980-1984;day manager, Oxford Antiques, Winston-Salem, 1985-1987;clerk-typist, Bowman Gray School Medicine/North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, 1984-1986;beauty/sales consultant, Aloette Cosmetics, Inc., Winston-Salem, 1984-1988;assistant pre-major advisor, Department Rhetoric, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1988-1989;editorial assistant, Association Teachers Technology Writing, St. Paul, 1988-1989;environmental protection specialist, National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency, Ann Arbor, Michigan, since 1990. Federal women's program manager Motor Vehicle Emission Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency, Ann Arbor, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, cooking. F C.

Membership

Director, committee chair Hennepin unit American Cancer Society, Minneapolis, 1988-1989. Village Planning Commissioner, Chelsea, Michigan, since 1993. Board directors Bowman Gray Medical Auxiliary, Winston-Salem, 1986.

Member Society Technology Communications (board directors, manager Southeast Michigan chapter competitions 1992-1993), National Association Professional Environmental Communicators, North America Association for Environmental Education, American Medical Writing Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking.

Connections

Married Mack Thomas Ruffin, IV, June 16, 1984.

father:
Charles Eddie Carter

mother:
Excie Clara (Barbour) Carter

spouse:
Mack Thomas Ruffin