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Legislative staff member , writer

Mariwyn Dwyer Heath, American Writer, legislative issues consultant ( art: literature, Cons.)writer, legislative issues consultant. Recipient Legion of Honor award Dayton President's Club, 1987, Keeper of Flame award Ohio Secretary of State, 1990; named One of 10 Outstanding Women of World Soroptimist International, 1982; named to Ohio Women's Hall of Fame.

Background

Heath, Mariwyn Dwyer was born on May 1, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Thomas Leo and Winifred (Brennan) Dwyer.

Education

BJ, U. Missouri, 1956. Mng.editor Chemung Valley Reporter, Horseheads, New York, 1956-1957. Self-employed freelance writer, platform speaker, editor Technology Transls., Dayton, Ohio, 1966^.

Consultant International Women's Commission, 1975-1976. European Research Area coordinator National Federation Business and Professional Women's Clubs, 1974-1982, 92^. Member political and management coms.

ERAmerica, 1976-1982, executive director, 1982-1988. President Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority, 1986-1988, board directors 1984-1991. Chair Regional Transit Coalition, 1991-1994.

Career

Managing editor Chemung Valley Reporter, Horseheads, New York, 1956-1957. Freelance writer, platform speaker, editor Technology Transls., Dayton, Ohio, since 1966. Consultant International Women's Commission, 1975-1976.

European Research Area coordinator National Federation Business and Professional Women's Clubs, 1974-1982, 92—. Political and management committees ERAmerica, 1976-1982, executive director, 1982-1988. President Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority, 1986-1988.

Chair Regional Transit Coalition, 1991-1994.

Membership

Active Governor Ohio Task Force Credit for Women, 1973, Ohio Womens Commission, 1990-1998, vice-chair, 1993-1996, chair, 1996-1998. Midwest regional advisory committee Small Business Administration, 1976-1982. Task force Women Ohio Bicentennial Commission, since 1999.

President Dayton President Club, 1973-1974. Chairman Ohio Coalition European Research Area Implementation, 1974-1975. Appointment joint civilian orientation conference United States Department Defense, 1988.

Member American Association of University Women (director Dayton 1965-1972, Woman of Year award Dayton 1974), National Federation Business and Professional Womens Clubs (president Dayton 1967-1969, Ohio 1976-1977, national political action committee 1985-1998, chairman 1988-1998), Miami Valley Military Affairs Association (board directors), Ohio Women (vice president 1983-1986, board directors 1977-1989), Association Women Executives, Women in Communications.

Connections

Married Eugene R. Heath, September 3, 1956. Children: Philip Clayton, Jeffrey Thomas.

father:
Thomas Leo Dwyer

mother:
Winifred (Brennan) Dwyer

spouse:
Eugene R. Heath

children:
Philip Clayton Heath

Jeffrey Thomas Heath