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Top Ladies of Distinction

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National Convention (Syn-Lod)
June 25-27, 1981
Stouffer's Dayton Plaza, Dayton, Ohio

Theme: "TLOD Shapers of Change-
A Continuing Commitment"


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

Lady Lillian Francis
Houston, Texas

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.

[[caption]] National President
Native of Columbia, South Carolina - resident of Cincinnati, Ohio

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


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