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Sue Allene Shorney Cleary

communication executive

Sue Allene Shorney Cleary, American communication executive.

Background

Cleary, Sue Allene Shorney was born on August 13, 1935 in Belding, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Robert Henry and Agnes Lorraine (Marvin) Shorney.

Education

Bachelor, Denison University, 1957.

Career

Teacher English, Newark (Ohio) High School, 1957-1958;teacher, department chair, Milwaukee Downer Seminary, 1958-1964;teacher, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1964-1968;editor-in-chief, Presbyterian Synod of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1973;executive secretary, Wisconsin League Women Voters, Madison, 1974-1984;administrative assistant, Wisconsin Strategic Development Committee, Madison, 1984-1985;executive director, Wisconsin Public Radio Association, Madison, since 1985.

Membership

Board of directors, president Dane County Adminstrs. of Volunteer Superior vena cava syndrome, Madison, 1986-1991. Board directors, chair Center Wisconsin Center Volunteer Project, Madison, 1974-1986. Board directors, secretary United Ministries in Higher Education, 1965-1974.

Board directors, secretary, treasurer Young Men’s Christian Association, Madison, 1982-1984, 87-89. President, board directors PICADA, 1989-1995. Member Rotary, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Gamma (president Milwaukee alumnae 1965-1968, Madison, 1970-1973).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical/jazz music, theatre, swimming, scuba, cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Thomas Edward Cleary, June 8, 1956 (divorced 1983). Children: Margaret Beth, Michael Robert.

father:
Robert Henry Shorney

mother:
Agnes Lorraine (Marvin) Shorney

spouse:
Thomas Edward Cleary

children:
Margaret Beth Cleary

Michael Robert Cleary