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Top Ladies of Distinction Incorporated [[image: graphic of a king's crown. LOD [[image - logo of the Ladies of Distinction]] National Convention (Syn-Lod) June 25-27, 1981 Stouffer's Dayton Plaza, Dayton, Ohio Motto: SERVING YOUTH and ADULTS Theme: "TLOD Shapers of Change- A Continuing Commitment" NATIONAL OFFICERS President Lady Vivian Crawley 3791 Wess Park Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45217 First Vice-President Lady Carolyn Utz Worthington, Ohio Second Vice-President Lady (Dr.) Fredda Witherspoon St. Louis, Missouri Recording Secretary Lady Alma Mayson Detroit, Michigan Corresponding Secretary Lady E. Kathleen Cooke Cincinnati, Ohio Financial Secretary Lady Mamie Daniels Chicago, Illinois Treasurer Lady Lillian Francis Houston, Texas Parliamentarian Lady (Dr.) Marie Stellos St. Louis, Missouri Editor of The Crown Lady Sharon Carpenter Chicago, Illinois Top Teens Director Lady Mary Freeman Jacksonville, Texas Area I Director Lady Thelma LaPrice Lake Charles, Louisiana Area II Director Lady Marie Campbell Trenton, New Jersey Area III Director Lady (Dr.) Rejesta V. Perry St. Louis, Missouri Area IV Director Lady Anne Mitchell Miami, Florida Area 5 Director Lady Majorie Holland Bexley, Ohio Area VI Director Lady Barbara Mounts Los Angeles, California Lady Vivian Crawley, a reading specialist at Robert A. Taft High School, Cincinnati, Ohio, has been charged with leading the Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated in its program to render service to youth and adults and promote community activities to achieve needed social change. Lady Crawley has served TLOD four years as 3rd Vice-President and and fours years as 1st Vice-President and has held leadership positions in several other organizations; namely, President of undergraduate and graduate chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, President of the Cincinnati Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, President of Cincinnati Medical-Dental-Pharmaceutical Wives Auxiliary, Chairman of Dental Wives Auxiliary National Convention, President of National Executive Board of Sophisticates, Incorporated, Women's Day Chairman (Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church) and Bible School Director. Her work experiences include Director of Young Adult Department YWCA, Kansas City, Missouri, teacher of reading in the Columbia, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. school systems; Program Director of National Catholic Community Service Club, Spokane, Washington; Director of South Carolina State Orthopedic Camp; and instructor at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in special COP Program. Recent recipient of plaque from Taft High School for outstanding services, involved in the educational and civic life of the Cincinnati community, Lady Crawley is a member of the National NAACP Life Membership Committee, member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), member of the National NAACP Sustainers' Committee, member of the NAACP National Women's Conference Steering Committee, Special Accounts Treasurer of Cincinnati Chapter Links, Incorporated, member of Camille Hood Crusaders, member of several educational organizations including the International Reading Association and the Eunice Combs Council, and a volunteer worker for several local civic organizations. Lady Crawley is a magna cum laude graduate of Wiley College, Marshall, Texas, and has done graduate work at Howard University, Washington, D.C. Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the University of Cincinnati. She is the wife of Dr. Ira P. Crawley, Jr. D.D.S., and mother of two - both students at Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee. [[image]] [[caption]] National President LADY VIVIAN RUSSELL CRAWLEY Native of Columbia, South Carolina - resident of Cincinnati, Ohio [[/caption]] FOUNDERS TOP LADIES OF DISTINCTION, INCORPORATED Major Ozell M. Dean...Washington D.C. Mrs. Franchell Boswell*...Tyler, Texas Mrs. Augusta R. Cash...Memphis, Tennessee Dr. Ina Bolton Brown...Houston, Texas Mrs. Willie Lee D. Glass...Tyler, Texas Mrs. Ruth Smith...Navasota, Texas Mrs. Georgia B. Nelson...Dallas, Texas Mrs. LaVerne R. Madlock...Tyler Texas *Deceased 109
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