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Mary-Ellen White-Vondran

Mary-Ellen White-Vondran, American former stockbroker. Certified life secondary teacher, California; licensed National Association of Securities Dealers series 7, 18 & 63 broker. Recipient Valley Cable Recognition award, 1988.


  • White-Vondran, Mary-Ellen was born on August 21, 1938 in East Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Thomas Patrick and Rita Ellen (Langdon) White.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio, 1960. Postgraduate, John Carroll University, 1960. Postgraduate, University Massachusetts, 1961.

      Postgraduate, University South Carolina, 1969. Postgraduate, San Jose State University, 1975. Postgraduate, University Santa Clara, California, 1972.

      Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1989. MSL, Peninsula University, Mountain View, California, 1994. Intern program para-legal department, De Anza College College, California, 1997.

      Postgraduate in law, Newport University, since 1998.


    • Teacher Cleveland School District, 1960-1961, East Hartford (Connecticut) School District, 1961-1962, San Francisco Bay Area School District, 1970-1975. Life and disability agent Travelers Insurance Company and BMA Insurance Company, San Jose, California, 1975-1977. Stockbroker Reynolds, Bache, Shearson, Palo Alto, 1977-1978, Schwab & Company, San Francisco, 1980.

      Administrator pension and profit Crocker National Bank, 1980-1982. Stockbroker California Federal/Invest Company, 1982-1983. Head trader, branch manager Rose & Company, 1983-1984.

      Teacher citizenship for foreign born adult community education Fremont Union High School District, Sunnyvale, California, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified life secondary teacher, California. Licensed National Association of Securities Dealers series 7, 18 & 63 broker.


    • Author: Jo Mora-Renaissance Man, 1973, Visit of Imperial Russian Navy to San Francisco, 1974, John Franklin Miller, 1974, 1905 Quail Meadow Road.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Secretary Quota International, Los Altos, California, 1987. Constitution chairperson League of Women Voters, Los Altos, since 1985, lecturer speakers bureau 1987, moderator, co-producer television/Cable programs. Precinct captain 1988 & 90 Elections, Los Altos.

    Appointee ad hoc committee for transportation of mobility impaired Santa Clara County, 1988. Volunteer teacher English in Action. Usher lively arts Stanford University.

    Member tele committee Peninsula Democratic Coalition. Active International Visiting Committee, Palo Alto, People for Accessible Health Care, Women in History Museum, California History Center, Cupertino, Palo Alto Neighbors Abroad. Legal intern Slenkovich & Flanagan, Mountain View Mediations Services, Senior Adult Legal Assistance.

    Member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, National Organization of Women (speakers bureau coordinator), American Association of University Women, American Civil Liberties Union, Supreme Court California History Association, Association Los Altos History, California History Society, American History Association, South Bay Scottish Society, Irish Cultural Society, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Los Altos Women in Business, Older Women's League, The Great War Society, Women in History Association, World Affairs Forum, Kenna Club, Commonwealth Club (steering committee, program committee Palo Alto/Midpeninsula chapter).



    History, jazz and tap dancing, reading, swimming, music.


    • Married Gary L. Vondran, Senior, November 25, 1961. Children: Patrick Michael, Gary Lee Junior.
    • father: Thomas Patrick White
    • mother: Rita Ellen (Langdon) White
    • spouse: Gary L. Vondran
    • children: Patrick Michael White-Vondran
    • Gary Lee Junior White-Vondran
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    • 1960
      Notre Dame College
    • 1960
      John Carroll University
    • 1961
      University Massachusetts
    • 1969
      University South Carolina
    • 1975
      San Jose State University
    • 1972
      University Santa Clara
    • 1989
      Stanford University
    • 1994
      Peninsula University
    • 1997
      De Anza College College
    • 1960 - 1961
      Teacher, Cleveland School District
    • 1961 - 1962
      Teacher, Cleveland School District
    • 1970 - 1975
      Teacher, Cleveland School District
    • 1975 - 1977
      life and disability agent Travelers Insurance Company and BMA Insurance Company
      San Jose, Costa Rica
    • 1977 - 1978
      stockbroker, Reynolds
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1980
      stockbroker, Reynolds
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      administrator, pension and profit Crocker National Bank
    • 1982 - 1983
      stockbroker, California Federal/Invest Company
    • 1983 - 1984
      head, Rose & Company
    • 1983 - 1984
      branch manager, Rose & Company
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