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Nettie Harris Seabrooks, American Government executive. Trustee Marygrove College, Detroit, 1986-1995; board directors Detroit Institute Arts Friends of African and African-American Art, Detroit Medical Center, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Music Hall; board directors United Way Cmty. Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1997, Museum African-American History, since 1997. Member Links F C.

Background

Seabrooks, Nettie Harris was born on February 22, 1934 in Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Ivan Joseph and Katherine Marshall (Davis) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Marygrove College, Detroit, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Marygrove College, Detroit, 1995;Master of Arts in Library Science, University of Michigan, 1957.

Career

Librarian, Detroit Public Library, 1956-1958;instructor, Tennessee State University, Nashville, 1958-1962;library, General Motors, Detroit, 1962-1972;manager public relations staff library, General Motors, Detroit, 1972-1984;director public affairs information services, General Motors, Detroit, 1985;director government and civic affairs Chevrolet/Pontiac/Canada group, General Motors, Warren, Michigan, 1985-1992;director government relations North America operations passenger car platforms, General Motors, Warren, Michigan, 1992-1993;deputy mayor, City of Detroit, 1994-1998;chief operating officer, chief of staff, City of Detroit, since 1998.

Membership

Trustee Marygrove College, Detroit, 1986-1995. Board directors Detroit Institute Arts Friends of African and African-American Art, Detroit Medical Center, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Music Hall. Board directors United Way Cmty.

Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1997, Museum African-American History, since 1997. Member Links F C.

Connections

Married August 23, 1958 (divorced 1986). Children: Victoria D., Franklyn E.