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Marvette J. Thomas, American College administrator ( education)college administrator. member board commissioner Hospital District 1, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.


Thomas, Marvette J. was born on January 27, 1953 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Robert Marvin and Bernice Johnetta (Morgan) Thomas.


Bachelor of Science, Austin Peay State University, 1978. Master of Science, Murray State University, 1980. Doctor of Education, Vanderbilt University, 1984.


Graduate assistant Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1981. Special education instructor Northwest High School, Clarksville, 1979—1983. Counselor Louisiana State University Eunice, 1984, acting director special services & development, 1984—1985, director student support services, 1985—1989.

Director Office TRIO Programs, since 1989, Louisiana Leadership Training Project, Project WINC, since 1986, special assistant to chancellor affirmative action & equal opportunity, since 1989. Board directors Bayou Council Girl Scouts United States. Member board commissioners Hospital District 1, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

Sctive member Louisiana State Folklife Festival. Chairman Black Cultural Program.


Member of American Association of University Women, National Association of Female Executives, Eunice C. of Chamber (board directors), Louisiana Black Festivals Network, Louisiana Association Development Education, Louisiana Association Student Assistance Programs (congressional team 1985, president), National Council Negro Women, National.Coun. Educational Opportunity Associations (member president's council), Southwest Association Student Assistance Programs, American Association Counseling & Development, Socialite (Eunice), National Commodore-Vanderbilt (New Orleand), Delta Sigma Theta (president 1982-1983, since 1992), Phi Delta Kappa, Chi Sigma Iota.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, tennis.


Married Richard E. Cobb Thomas, May 7, 1971 (divorced 1982). 1 child Janel Bernice. Married Charlie M. Smith Thomas, March 27, 1982 (divorced 1985).

Robert Marvin Thomas

Bernice Johnetta (Morgan) Thomas

Richard E. Cobb Thomas

Charlie M. Smith Thomas

Janel Bernice Thomas