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Merle Joanna Bass Edit Profile

also known as Merle Bass

artist , systems engineer

Merle Joanna Bass, American System engineer, artist. Recipient awards in engineering. Master gardener Brevard County Agricultural Center, Cocoa, since 1995; volunteer BrevardUnited Way, 1996-1997, American Cancer Society, Melbourne, since 1995, others Member American Watercolor Society (associate), Allied Artists American (associate), Brevard Museum Art, Artist Forum, Recruitment Advisory Committee (secretary 1996).

Background

Bass, Merle Joanna was born on September 30, 1944 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Arthur Jay and Phyllis Marie (Edwards) Reeder.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology, Metropolitan State College, Denver, 1981. Master of Business Administration, Webster University, Merritt Island, Florida, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, University Berkley, Melbourne, Florida, 1998.

Career

System engineer, Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, Florida, since 1981. Reviewer of applications for grants Keep Brevard Beautiful, Cocoa, Florida, 1994-1996. Landscape architect Ascension Catholic Church, Melbourne, Florida, since 1994.

Student mentor Brevard Community College, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist in acrylics and pastels.

Membership

Master gardener Brevard County Agricultural Center, Cocoa, since 1995. Volunteer Brevard United Way, 1996-1997, American Cancer Society, Melbourne, since 1995, others. Member American Watercolor Society (associate), Allied Artists American (associate), Brevard Museum Art, Artist Forum, Recruitment Advisory Committee (secretary 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: architectural design, landscaping, reading, ceramics, art.

Connections

Married Donald Crawford Bass III, February 14, 1964 (divorced March 1969).

father:
Arthur Jay Reeder

mother:
Phyllis Marie (Edwards) Reeder

spouse:
Donald Crawford Bass III