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Political public relations professional

Louise Bell Devanny, American Political public relations professional. Recipient Secret Svc. award, 1984, Outstanding Alumnae award Linden Hall, 1986.


Devanny, Louise Bell was born on October 6, 1959 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Robert Lloyd and Helen Louise (Matthews) Bell.


Bachelor, Washington and Jefferson College, 1980.


Member, White House Staff, Washington, 1981-1989; correspondent analyst, White House Staff, Washington, 1981-1982; member photo office staff, White House Staff, Washington, 1982-1985; staff assistant First Lady's office, Washington, 1985-1989; associate campaign director, Ketchum Inc., Pittsburgh, 1990-1991; campaign director, Ketchum Inc., Pittsburgh, 1991-1992; project director, National Cmty. Development Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Atlanta, 1993-1994; fundraising consultant, L&S Enterprises, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland., since 1994. Assistant Portrait Project, Washington, 1982-1985.

Show coordinator photography exhibition Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1985.


  • Other Work

    • Assistant photo editor: People and Power, 1985.


Trustee Linden Hall School Girls, 1996—2002, treasurer board directors, 1999—2002. Board directors Annapolis Symphony, 1996—2003, Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc., 1996—1999. Sustainer Junior League, Annapolis.

Trustee Hammond Hardwood House, since 2000. President Chesapeake Academy Parent-Teachers Association, 2004—2005. Member admissions board Washington and Jefferson College, since 1981, member development council, 1985—1988, trustee, 1990—1993.

Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (regent Petty Stewart Tea Party chapter 2002), World Affairs Council, Art Barn Association, Hammond Hardwood House (chair auxiliary), Washington and Jefferson College Washington Area Alumni (board directors 1986-1990, member executive alumni committee 1988-1990, Distinguished Alumni award 1994), 4 Rivers Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, polo, golf.


Married Scott William Devanny.

Robert Lloyd Bell

Helen Louise (Matthews) Bell

Scott William Devanny.