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environmental engineering executive

Mary Merle Prunty Howard, American environmental engineering executive.


Howard, Mary Merle Prunty was born on November 20, 1942 in Columbus, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Merle Charles Junior and Eugenia (Wyatt) Prunty.


Bachelor, University Georgia, 1964. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1968. Diplomate Education Ministry, University the South, 1981.


Editor, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1973;planner, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1973-1979;associate, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1979-1985;head department environmental planning, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1978-1985;senior planner, Kimley-Horn and Association Inc., West Palm Beach, Florida, 1985-1986;president, chief Executive officer, Resource Engineering and Planning Inc., West Palm Beach, since 1986. Board director Resource Engineering and Planning Inc.


Active Junior League, Memphis, The Palm Beaches, 1979-1986, sustainer, since 1986. Volunteer Boy Scouts American, Memphis, 1978-1979. Trustee Grace-St. Luke's School, Memphis, 1980-1983.

Member Association American Geographers (panelist 1982-1983), National Association Female Executives, American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, Memphis Geographic Society (founder, president 1983-1984), Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Professional Services Management Association (south Florida chapter, founding member, board directors), Chi Omega (president 1963-1964). Clubs: Medical Wives (Memphis) (president 1972-1973).


Married William Leroy Phillips Junior, September 7, 1964 (divorced). 1 child, William Leroy III. Married Paul King Howard, November 26, 1976.

Merle Charles Prunty Junior

Eugenia (Wyatt) Prunty

William Leroy Phillips Junior

Paul King Howard

William Leroy III Howard