Dorothy Baker

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Dorothy, considered by many, Delaware’s “Mrs. Olympics”, was Delaware State Chair for the U.S. Olympics for 21 years, beginning in 1975. Delaware was number one in per capita giving under her
leadership in 1976, 1980, 1988, and 1992. She was on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Board of Directors 1985-93. Dottie served as Public Relations member of the Lake Placid Olympic Organizing Committee
and Sports for Disabled Committees. She chaired the USOC State Council 1990 – 1992. She was U.S. Figure Skating Association Ice Dance Judge Emeritus. Dottie produced five USOC ice show fundraisers
and nationally televised “Ice Stars 80” at the Capital Center. She also served as the chair of “New Horizons” (benefits blind athletes). In 1994, Dorothy was inducted into the Endicott College
Athletic Hall of Fame. She was affiliated with the Advisory Board for advancement of Sports Potentials, the National Luge Committee, Chapter F PEO Sisterhood (President), Governor’s Council on
Lifestyle and Fitness and University of Delaware Athletics Committee.

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