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Dorothy Andrea Wilson-Simpson

Dorothy Andrea Wilson-Simpson, American healthcare facility executive.


  • Wilson-Simpson, Dorothy Andrea was born on July 27, 1945 in Bremerton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Merritt Hampden Wilson and Eva Jane (Quaring) Daniell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Louisiana College, 1967. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1970.


    • Institutional counselor, social services department Center Louisiana State Hospital, Pineville, 1967-1968, 70-74. Psychiatric social worker department child psychiatry Western Missouri Mental Health Center, Kansas City, 1974-1976. Director child care, then director treatment The Spofford Home, 1976-1982, interim executive director, 1983, president, chief executive officer, since 1983.

      Member Spofford Ozanam Services, Inc., board directors. Member advisory council Health Education Coalition. Board directors Gillis Ozanam Spofford Consortium, Inc.

      Subcommittee chair Governor's Committee on Children and Youth, Missouri, 1980-1981. Member Western Missouri Psychiatric Advisory Council, 1986, ad hoc committee Jackson County, Missouri Mental Health Levy Board, 1991, Missouri State Task Force for Investigation of Institutional Abuse, 1991. Treasurer children, youth, and family section United Methodist Association Health and Welfare Ministries, Dayton, Ohio, 1988-1990.


    • Contributor to various publications.


    Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

    Denomination: Baptist


    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


    Community adviser Kansas City Junior League, 1988. Member Child Welfare League American, National Fellowship Child Care Executives, Missouri Child Care Association (board directors since 1982, secretary 1982-1985, treasurer 1985-1987, president-elect 1987-1989, president 1989-1990, past president 1990), Greater Kansas City Association United Way Agencies, Rotary (treasurer Kansas City South Club 1991, vice president 1993), Alpha Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • Married Marion Ray Simpson, March 11,1983. Children: Kimberly Simpson Walter, Chad Mitchell.
    • father: Merritt Hampden Wilson Daniell
    • mother: Eva Jane (Quaring) Daniell
    • spouse: Marion Ray Simpson
    • children: Kimberly Simpson Walter Wilson-Simpson
    • Chad Mitchell Wilson-Simpson
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    Born July 27, 1945
    (age 72)