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arts administrator

Laurie Jeanine Foor, American arts administrator. Named University scholar University Oklahoma, 1975.

Background

Foor, Laurie Jeanine was born on July 29, 1957 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John William Johnston and Myrtle Marie (Davison) Cobb.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism with Special Distinction, University Oklahoma, 1979. Master of Arts in Economics, University Oklahoma, 1982.

Career

Assistant project director Health Fair, Oklahoma City, 1982-1983. Fiscal officer State Arts Council Oklahoma, 1984-1988, public information officer, 1988-1990, assistant director, 1990-1992. Coordinator external relations College Fine Arts University Oklahoma, Norman, since 1992.

Board directors University Oklahoma Journalism Alumni, Norman, Oklahoma. Selection committee member Governor's Arts Awards, Oklahoma City, 1988. Publicity committee member Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival, Oklahoma City, 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer American Heart Association, 1990, Cleveland County Christmas Store, Norman, 1980-1987, Oklahoma Special Olympics, Oklahoma City, 1979, Oklahoma City Spring Festival of the Arts, since 1984. Member Women in Communications, Heritage At Risk (board directors), Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence (publicity committee), Oklahoma Girls State (education presenter), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dance, reading, sewing.

Connections

Married Raymond T. Foor, Junior, June 7, 1980. Children; John Terrell, Kevin Davison.

father:
John William Johnston Cobb

mother:
Myrtle Marie (Davison) Cobb

spouse:
Raymond T. Foor