Joyce Dixon

Joyce Dixon

Professional Profile:  Retired with 37 years of experience working as hospital lab technician, teacher and high school counselor.  Current mission is being a part of, as well as leading a successful and productive team in community projects.  My career in public education ended in 1999 when I retired as Director of Guidance at Rustburg High School.

Education:

  • Hayden High School  –  High School Diploma
  • Virginia State College  –  B S Degree in Bacteriology
  • Wake Forest University  –  Biology Courses
  • Randolph-Macon Woman’s  –  M S Science Teaching
  • University of Virginia  –  Counseling
  • Lynchburg College  –  Guidance and Counseling

Community / Professional:

  • Campbell County Department of Social Services Board Vice-chair
  • Legacy Museum Board President
  • Lynchburg Sister City Board member
  • Life member of NEA and VEA
  • Campbell County NAACP subscribing life member
  • NAACP Community Service Honoree in 2002
  • Campbell County Retired Teachers Assoc. scholarship chair
  • Persident’s Council of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1985

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority:

  • Life Member with 41 years of service
  • Served as president of Gamma Iota Omega in 1985; served as secretary, treasurer, financial secretary, and assistant secretary
  • Volunteered at Daily Bread
  • Volunteered with Salvation Army
  • Assisted with Easter Egg Hunt for pre-school children
  • Chaired scholarship committee

Family and church:

  • Widow with three daughters and seven grandchildren
  • Member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church for 47 years
  • Appointed or elected to serve as Deaconess, Assistant Clerk, Assistant Superintendent of church school
  • President of Ladies Fellowship Ministry, AWANA Leader, member of Ushers’ Ministry and By-Laws committee