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Carter, Rosalynn (Smith)

CARTER, Rosalynn (Smith)

CARTER, Rosalynn (Smith). American, b. 1927. Genres: Autobiography/Memoirs, Self help. Career: Wife of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. First Lady of Georgia, 1971-75. Vice-chair, Board of Directors, The Carter Center; chair, Carter Center Mental Health Task Force; co-founder, Every Child by Two Campaign for Early Immunization; President, Rosalynn Carter Institute of Georgia Southwestern State University; Honorary Chair, The Friendship Force; member of Board of Advisors, Habitat for Humanity; member, Georgia Governor's Commission to Improve Services for the Mentally and Emotionally Handicapped, 1971; Hon. Chairman, Georgia Special Olympics, 1971-75; Honorary Chair, President's Commission on Mental Health, 1977-78; Honorary Chair, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Board of Trustees, 1977-80. Board member Emerita, National Association for Mental Health; recipient of humanitarian and public service awards. Publications: First Lady from Plains, 1984; (with J. Carter) Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life, 1987; Helping Yourself Help Others: A Book for Caregivers, 1994; Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers, 1998.

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