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Bettye Davis' Biography
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Bettye J. Davis
Widowed; 2 Children
BSW, Grambling State University, 1972
Certificate, Saint Anthony School of Nursing, 1961
Candidate, Alaska State Senate, 2012
Member, Anchorage School Board, 1982-1989, 1998-1999
Chair, State Board of Education, 1998-1999
Representative, Alaska State House of Representatives, 1990-1996
Advisory Board Member, Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education, 2009-present
Chair, Alaska Black Caucus
Member, Alaska Womens' Political Caucus
Member, Anchorage Black Caucus
Chair, Children's Caucus
Member, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Chair, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Energy Committee
President, National Caucus of Black School Board Members
Governor's Tolerance Task Commission, 2000-2001
Governor's Commission on Youth and Justice, 1995-1996
Former Social Worker, 1986
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Anchorage Zonta Club, 1994-present
Board of Directors, Anchorage Center for Families, 1992-present
Alaska 2000 Education Project, 1991-present
Member, Anchorage Young Women's Christian Association, 1988-present
Member, National Alliance of Black School Educators, 1986-present
Member, Alaska Black Leadership Conference
Former Member, Alaska Center for Children and Families
Member, Alaska Federation of Business and Professional Women
Member, Athena Society, 1994-present
Former Member, Campfire
Member, Church Women United
Member, Common Ground
Member, Delta Sigma Theta, Alaska Chapter
Member, League of Women Voters
Former Member, March of Dimes
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Former President, National Association of Black School Administrators
Member, North to the Future Business and Professional Women's Club
Former Board Member, Special Olympics
President, Alaska Federation of Business and Professional Women, 1999-2000
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