Party affiliation: Republican
Joan Marie Bachman, American healthcare administrator. Registered Nurse; licensed nursing home administrator; accredited record technical. Member City Park Board, Lisbon, 1979; chairman High Plains Hospice, Sterling, 1984-1985; officer Cooperstown (North Dakota) Community Club, 1988-1990. Member American Medical Records Association.
Staff Registered Nurse, Mercy Hospital, Valley City, North Dakota, 1959-1960;staff Registered Nurse, Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society, Lisbon, North Dakota, 1960-1965;DON, Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society, Lisbon, 1965-1973;administrator, Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society, Lisbon, 1973-1981;assistant administrator, DON, Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society, Sterling, Colorado, 1981-1986;administrator, Griggs County Hospital-Nursing Home Association, Cooperstown, North Dakota, 1986-1991;administrator licensure and certified program, South Dakot Department of Health, Pierre, since 1991. Nursing consultant Community Hospital, Clayton, New Mexico, 1983. Adjunct Professor University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1985-1986.
Interim administrator Washington County Hospital/Nursing Home, Akron, Colorado, 1985. Trustee North Dakota Hospital Association, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1990. Board directors South Dakot Health Information Mgrs.
Association, S.D.Bd. of Examiners for Nursing Home Adminstrs.