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Vilma Liacouras Chantiles, American Writer. Board of directors Westchester Choral Society, White Plains, New York, 1978-1980, 83-85, alto singer, since 1969; co-chair book/lecture committee Philoptochos Society ofRye, New York, 1992-1994, chair since 1995. Member Home Economists in Business (chair college and university committee 1986-1987), PiNu Epsilon, Omicron Nu.

Background

Chantiles, Vilma Liacouras was born on August 11, 1925 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James Peter and Stella (Lagakos) Liacouras.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Costume Design, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1947. Master of Arts in Home Economics and Nutrition, New York University, 1970. Master of Arts in Journalism and Massachusetts Communications, New York University, 1985.

Career

Designer girls' dresses, Rosenau Brothers, Philadelphia, 1948-1950; reporter, Fairchild Publs., Philadelphia, 1950-1953; teacher home economics, Scarsdale (New York) Junior High School, 1968-1969; adjunct lecturer, Herbert Lehman College, Bronx, 1970-1971, 76-77; researcher/writer various publications, New York City, since 1972; food/travel columnist, Athenian Magazine, Athens, Greece, 1975-1991; adjunct lecturer, New York University, 1973-1974, 83-87; adjunct lecturer, Westchester Cmty. College, since 1994; editor, Sterling Public Company. New York City, 1983-1987.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Westchester Choral Society, White Plains, New York, 1978-1980, 83-85, alto singer, since 1969. Co-chair book/lecture committee Philoptochos Society ofRye, New York, 1992-1994, chair since 1995. Member Home Economists in Business (chair college and university committee 1986-1987), PiNu Epsilon, Omicron Nu.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: choral singing, swimming, travel, ink drawing.

Connections

Married Nicholas G. Chantiles, March 2, 1952. Children: Dean, James, Maria Nicole.

father:
James Peter Liacouras

mother:
Stella (Lagakos) Liacouras

spouse:
Nicholas G. Chantiles

children:
James Chantiles

Dean Chantiles

Maria Nicole Chantiles