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Roberta Sue Maneker, American freelance writer. Trustee Jewish Home & Hospital, 1996—2004, chairman Manhattan Division, 2000—2003; board trustee Oberlin College, 1997—2006, member executive committee, 2004—2006, honorary trustee, since 2006; member visiting committee Allen Memorial Art Museum, since 2002, chairman, 2002—2008; president Oberlin College Alumni Association, 1989—1991, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Maneker, Roberta Sue was born on July 9, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Maxwell Roy and Esther (Gerson) Scheff.

Education

Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1957. Managing editor True Love magazine, New York City, 1960-1962. Publicity director Captain Kangaroo, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1962-1966.

Syndicated columnistOleg Cassini, New York City, 1967-1969. Freelance writer, New York City, 1967-1970. Director public relations Direct Marketing Association, New York City, 1983-1985, vice president public relations, 1985-1987.

Vice president public relations Christie's, New York City, 1987-1991, senior vice president corporation committee/marketing, 1991. director Lechters, Inc. Ford Foundation scholar, 1953-1957.

Career

Ford Foundation scholar, 1953—1957. Managing editor True Love Magazine, New York City, 1960—1962. Publicity director Captain Kangaroo, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1962—1966.

Syndicated columnist Oleg Cassini, 1967—1969. Freelance writer, 1967—1970. Director public relations Direct Marketing Association, 1983—1985, vice president public relations, 1985—1987, Christie's, New York City, 1987—1991, senior vice president corporation committee/marketing, 1991—1994.

Director marketing Phillips Auctioneers, 2000—2001, marketing director, 2000—2001. Freelance consultant marketing and public relations, 1995. Correspondent Art & Antiques Magazine, 1997—2010.

Marketing consultant Lechters, Inc., 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to publications.

Membership

Trustee Jewish Home & Hospital, 1996—2004, chairman Manhattan Division, 2000—2003. Board trustee Oberlin College, 1997—2006, member executive committee, 2004—2006, honorary trustee, since 2006. Member visiting committee Allen Memorial Art Museum, since 2002, chairman, 2002—2008.

President Oberlin College Alumni Association, 1989—1991, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Hannan Wexler, June 4, 1961 (divorced 1983). Children: Daniel, Joanna Bayer. Married Morton M. Maneker, June 1, 1985.

father:
Maxwell Roy Scheff

mother:
Esther (Gerson) Scheff

spouse:
Morton M. Maneker

spouse:
Hannan Wexler

child:
Daniel Maneker

child:
Joanna Bayer Maneker