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Academy of Lifelong Learning

Joan Wise

Council Member  Joan Wise grew up in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated Swarthmore College in 1957.  She began her career as a social worker in Baltimore.  In 1960 she met and married Bill Wise, and they moved to Chestertown.  Joan subsequently served as Librarian at Chestertown High School and Gunston School in Centreville for many years.  She was secretary of Emmanual Church for 15 years.  She retired in 1993.