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marketing professional

Theresa Ann Backus, American marketing professional. Co-chairman Springfield Days, 1995-1996, pageant director, 1995-1996; board directors Marketing Education Advisory, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1991. Member International Council Shopping Centers, Springfield C. of Chamber (board directors 1995), Ohio University Alumni Association (social chairman 1995-1996).

Background

Backus, Theresa Ann was born on April 19, 1965 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Richard Crandall and Eloise Mae (Stephens) Backus.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Communications, Ohio University, 1987. Master of Arts in International Transactions, George Mason University, 1995.

Career

News anchor, WOUB-television, Athens, Ohio., 1985-1987; news anchor, WXIL-FM, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1986-1987; marketing assistant, Grand Control Mall, Vienna, West Virginia, 1986-1987; publicist, Public Affairs Satellite Sys., Washington, 1987-1988; foreign service communications officer, Department of State, Washington, 1988-1991; foreign service communications officer, Department of State, Athens, Greece, 1988-1991; director marketing, Springfield (Virginia) Mall, since 1991.

Politics

The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Co-chairman Springfield Days, 1995-1996, pageant director, 1995-1996. Board directors Marketing Education Advisory, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1991. Member International Council Shopping Centers, Springfield C. of Chamber (board directors 1995), Ohio University Alumni Association (social chairman 1995-1996).

Connections

father:
Richard Crandall Backus

mother:
Eloise Mae (Stephens) Backus