Mary Louise Cole-Wood

Mary Louise Cole-Wood

IO was born and raised in Philadelphia, attended Friends Central School and the U. of Pennsylvania. I have lived in Mexico and Venezuela and so, am bilingual. I was married to Samuel Thornton Cole (deceased) and have 3 children, merry Cole bender, Chip Cole and Geoffrey Cole. I earned a Ph.D. in Ed. at the U. of Miami where I taught for 8 years. I then was Executive Director of the Children's Home Soc. for 11 years, Founded ICARE (Interfaith Coalition for the Andrew Recovery Effort, and Bay Point Schools. I have been active in Rotary for 40 years and sit on various community boards.