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Christine Myers Crist

Christine Myers Crist PhotoChristine Myers Crist
IndustryEducation, citizenship, advocacy
Current OrganizationCrist and Crist
Type of OrganizationConsulting, education, editing
Area of DistributionPennsylvania
University/DegreeB.A., English and History, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1946; Additional studies, Temple University, University of California at San Diego
BornFebruary 5, 1924, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Honors & AwardsCumberland County winner, Woman Pioneering the Future, Pennsylvania Commission for Women, 2003 and Cumberland County Commission; Listing in 498 Hardworking Women, A Directory for Pennsylvania, 1987; Freedom of Information Award, Women in Communication, Inc., 1984; Notable Communicator Award, Women in Communication, Inc., 1986
Published WorksSong as a Measure of Man, Pennsylvania Dept. of Education, 1975, winner of Best State Education Publication, National Association of State Education Departments
AffiliationsPast President, Camp Hill Junior Civic Club, Camp Hill Civic Club, Cumberland County Federation of Women's Clubs, Women of Trinity Lutheran Church, Camp Hill; 2004-06 President, College Club of Harrisburg; Elected Camp Hill School Board, Cumberland County School Board, Capital Area Intermediate Unit (Education) Board, Common Cause Pennsylvania, Dickinson College Alumni Council, Tri-County Economic Opportunity Commission, Camp Hill Community Foundation, Capital Region Envision Task Force, Monday Club, Society for Political Inquiries
Work HistoryPennsylvania State Coordinator, We the People, the Citizen and the Constitution, 1990-99; Executive Director, Commission for Women, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Chicago, 1987-90; Executive Director, Pennsylvania Commission for Women, Office of the Governor, Harrisburg, 1983-87; Director of Press, Communication, Publication, Pennsylvania Commission for Women, 1980-83; Director, Leadership in the Arts in Education, Pennsylvania Dept. of Education and The Rockefeller Foundation, Harrisburg, 1974-79; Editor, The West Shore Times, Lemoyne, 1963-65; Editorial Staff, The Patriot (daily), Harrisburg, 1945-49
ChildrenCatherine Ingham Crist (Marcson), the Rev. Jessica Rogers Crist (Graybill), Robert Jeffrey Myers Crist (deceased 1994)
SpouseDr. Robert Grant Crist, Maiden name: Christine Alice Myers
MarriedJune 25, 1949
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