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Southern Virginia Mourns Passing of Board Member

February 4, 2016

cathy-chamberlain2Cathy Chamberlain, a member of the Southern Virginia University Board of Trustees since 2008, passed away last Saturday after a battle with multiple myeloma. She was surrounded by family at the time of her passing in Salt Lake City.

She spent the majority of her life working in business and education. She was the CEO and owner of communications firm CTC, Inc. and also owned the nonprofit organization Options, which hosted educational conferences. She was an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University and worked frequently for and with Deseret Book, both as the managing director of research and as a proponent of Time Out for Women events. Among her many notable roles was also that of political researcher, particularly around the time of the Ronald Reagan administration.

She was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a full-time mission in Los Angeles. She served the Church through various callings throughout her life, most recently as a stake relief society president.

There will be a memorial service for Cathy Chamberlain this Friday, Feb. 5, at 11:00 a.m. at the Little Cottonwood Stake Center in Salt Lake City and a funeral service in Richfield, Utah, on Feb. 13.

We are grateful for Cathy Chamberlain’s service to this university, and our hearts go out to the many close friends and family members she has left behind.

(Post by Madeleine Gail Rex ’16.)

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