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systems specialist

Lourie Irene Bell Davis was American computer education and information systems specialist. Certified teacher Texas, Oklahoma. Recipient International Merit award, Association Systems Management, 1980, 1984, winner, Leage of Innovation for C.C.S. Competition, International Business Machines Corporation, 1989.

Background

Davis, Lourie Irene Bell was born on April 8, 1930 in Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Currie Oscar and Minnie I. (Rodgers) Bell.

Education

Student, Eastern New Mexico University, 1947—1949. Bachelor of Science, West Texas University, 1959. Postgraduate, University Tulsa, 1980—1981.

Career

Programmer/analyst National Bank Tulsa, 1968—1971, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Oklahoma, Tulsa, 1972—1975, manager system, 1977—1981, director information system, 1981—1982, manager project control, 1983, manager information center, 1984—1985, manager professional consultant and training, 1985—1987. Faculty development coordinator CAID Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee, 1987—1990. Director Region 8 Intertel, Inc., Tulsa, 1987—1991, administrative officer, 1991-1995, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1995-2000, treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, 2001—2005.

Publication Integra, the journal of Intertel, Inc., 1991—2006. Retired, 2006

Systems curriculum coordinator, computer science instructor Tulsa Junior College, 1975-1976, member computer science advisory board, 1976-1983, adjunct instructor, 1977-1983, 93-94. Computer business and education consultant Davis Consultant, 1991-2002.

Member steering committee United States Senate business advisory board, 1981-1988. Independent consultant, Tulsa, 1987. Lecturer computer assisted instructor Success League of Innovation Conference, St. Louis, 1989, Music Users Group Conference, University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1989, President's Day Des Moines Area Community College, 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Texas, Oklahoma.

Membership

Member budget panel United Way Tulsa, 1981-1987, Allocations Executive Committee Appreciation award, 1987. Member United States Republican Presidential Task Force, 1982-1993, Republican National committee, 1983-1991. Member Holy Family School Board, 1991-1995, nominating committee chair, 1993, secretary, 1993-1995.

Member of National Education Association, American Association of University Women, National Association of Female Executives, Oklahoma Education Association, Tulsa Classroom Teachers Association, Higher Education Academy Council of Oklahoma, Tulsa Area Systems Education Association (recorder 1980-1981), Intertel (national acceptance committee chair 1978, director region VIII 1987-1991, membership officer 1991-1995, public Integra, Journal of Intertel 1992—2005, pres.and chairman board 1995—2000, treasurer 2001-2005, lifetime member and appreciation award 1997, Continuous Outstanding Service award 2004, special appreciation award 2005, 2006), Habitat for Humanity, Arbor Day Foundation, Sierra Club, Mensa, Alpha Chi.

Connections

Married Robert Eugene Davis, August 21, 1950. Children: Judith Anne, Robert Patrick, (adopted) Jaime Alleyn, (adopted) Flint Christopher.

father:
Currie Oscar Bell

mother:
Minnie I. (Rodgers) Bell

spouse:
Robert Eugene Davis

children:
Judith Anne Davis

Robert Patrick Davis

(adopted) Jaime Alleyn Davis

(adopted) Flint Christopher Davis