Hudson, Pamela J.

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Hudson, Pamela J.

PERSONAL: Born in Kalamazoo, MI; married (divorced); children: Bianca R. Ethnicity: "African American." Education: Western Michigan University, B.S., 1974; Christian Research Development, certificate in biblical counseling, 1997; University of Phoenix, M.A., 2003. Politics: "Independent." Religion: "Nondenominational." Hobbies and other interests: Reading, movies, computer research.

ADDRESSES: Office—Advanced Consulting and Marketing Services, 19785 W. 12 Mile Rd., Ste. 242, Southfield, MI 48076. Agent—Sabrina D. Black, WRAP, 17136 Wildemere, Detroit, MI 48221. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI, analyst, 1979–84; General Dynamics, Sterling Heights, MI, senior buyer, 1984–94; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, senior buyer, 1994–99, manager, 1999–2000; General Motors Corp., Troy, MI, buyer, 2000–. Advanced Consulting and Marketing Services, affiliate; Global Projects for Hope, Help, and Healing, board secretary. Midwest Biblical Conference, publicity administrator, 2000, 2002.

MEMBER: American Christian Writers, American Association of Christian Counselors, Black African-American Christian Counselors (public relations coordinator), Michigan Counseling Association (past president of MASERVIC Division), Michigan Association for Christian Character Development, NBCA, WRAP, Called and Ready Writers, Lydia Circle of Business and Professional Women (Coachville member).

WRITINGS:

(With Sabrina D. Black, Christina Dixon, and Brenda A. Jenkins) Help! for Your Leadership: Healing, Encouragement, and Loving Perspective for Overwhelmed Leaders, PriorityONE Publications (Farmington, MI), 2003.

Contributor to African American Family Bible, Leadership Bible, and Wisdom and Grace Bible for Teen Girls. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Grapevine and Detroit Free Press. Coeditor of NBCA Newsletter, 2003.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Wisdom Is a Woman; Cornbread for the Adult Student; A Light in the Darkness; Divorce Survival; research on "have we just lost our minds?"; research on leadership development for women and on the lost art of parenting.

SIDELIGHTS: Pamela J. Hudson told CA: "My commitment to encouraging, admonishing, and motivating people to become their best is because of my faith and belief in the God of the Bible. I wish to make a difference by helping others to build a better tomorrow through my counseling, coaching, and prayers."