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NASW Social Work Pioneers®
Allene Colvin received her BS degree from the University of Montevallo. She did graduate social work training at Tulane University.
She spent 33 years doing social work in Alabama. One position she held was the Director of Public Welfare. She was an excellent administrator. She utilized her clinical knowledge in child welfare to support staff in direct services. Ms. Colvin was highly respected by her staff and peers. Other positions she held were caseworker, child welfare worker, child welfare consultant, and supervisor.
Ms. Colvin was an active leader in community and state organizations. She was the President of the Alabama Association of County Directors, a member of the hospital auxiliary, member of business and professional womens clubs, community action committees, and church organizations.