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Edna Lewis Mayhand

Edna Lewis Mayhand, American health facility administrator. Recipient numerous awards Rotary, Elks, and Literacy organizations, scholarship Delta Sigma Theta, 1956; fellow Children's Welfare Fund, 1966.


  • Mayhand, Edna Lewis was born on October 11, 1938 in Darlington, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Edward Hires and Ellen (Dargan) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Student, Barnard College, 1959. Bachelor, Simmons College, 1966. Master of Social Work, California State University, Fresno, 1968.

      Master in Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1971.


    • Consultant Office of the Prime Min.-United Nations/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1971-1976. Deputy director Young Women’s Christian Association of San Francisco, 1976-1978, California Department Consumer Affairs, Sacramento, 1978-1983. Director, coordinator University California, San Francisco, 1986-1990.

      Manager Medical Center University California Davis, Sacramento, since 1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Mayhand and Associates, San Francisco, 1979-1986.


    • Author: Where I've Been and Where You're Going, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors Local Artists for Charity Events, chair, since 1989. President North Area Improvement Coalition, since 1990, board directors. Chair, public member California Board Barber Examiners, 1984-1992.

    Public member state licensing California Board Registered Nurses, 1976-1978. Member National Forum for Black Public Administrators.



    Dance, design, writing, singing.


    • Married Ernest A. Mayhand, June 6, 1968 (divorced October 1994). 1 child, E. Kambarage.
    • father: Edward Hires Lewis
    • mother: Ellen (Dargan) Lewis
    • spouse: Ernest A. Mayhand
    • child: E. Kambarage Mayhand
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