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public relations and marketing executive

Maretta Moore Plant, American public relations and marketing executive.


Plant, Maretta Moore was born on September 4, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Henry Edwards and Lucy (Connell) Moore.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Arkansas, 1959.


Owner, manager, Handcrafts by Maretta, Westfield, New Jersey, 1966-1973; photographer, M-R Pictures, Inc., Allendale, New Jersey, 1973-1977; communications assistant, United Way-Union County, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1977-1979; public relations consultant, Creative Arts Workshop, Westfield, 1977-1981; public relations consultant, College Advisory Cons., 1983-1989; community relations coordinator, Raritan Bay Health Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 1979-1981; director public relations, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1981-1986; director marketing/communications, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, New Jersey, 1986-1990; vice president marketing public relations, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, since 1990.


Trustee Bridgeway House, Elizabeth, 1982-1986, Far Hills Race Meeting Association, New Jersey, since 1989, public rels committee New Jersey Hospital Association, Princeton, 1982-1983, 89-92, council auxs., 1988-1992, public relations committee, 1989-1992. Committeewoman Union County Republican Committee, Westfield, 1983-1985. Board directors public affairs committee Morris Museum, Morristown.

Board directors communications committee Somerset County United Way, since 1992. Member Public Relations Society of America, National Federation Press Women, New Jersey Press Women (chairman communications contest 1990-1992), American Society Hospital Marketing and Public Relations (council member Region II, membership committee), New Jersey Hospital Marketing and Public Relations Association (correspondent secretary 1984-1986, president 1986-1988), Somerset County Chamber of C. (magazine committee 1988-1993), University Arkansas Alumni Association, Summit-Westfield Association, Delta Gamma, College Women's (Westfield) Club, Soroptomists (international, charter).


Married William Voorhees Plant, June 14, 1959. Children: Scott Voorhees, Craig Culver, Suzannah Holliday.

Henry Edwards Moore

Lucy (Connell) Moore

William Voorhees Plant

Scott Voorhees Plant

Suzannah Holliday Plant

Craig Culver Plant