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Mary Elizabeth Anderson

Mary Elizabeth Anderson, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse New Mexico; certified teacher New Mexico.

Background

  • Anderson, Mary Elizabeth was born on September 26, 1948 in Silver City, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Harry Ernest and Dorothea Mabel (Silverthorne) Dines.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Hotel Dieu School Nursing, 1971. Bachelor in Home Economics and Health, Western New Mexico University, 1973. Master of Arts in School Administration, Western New Mexico University, 1982.

    Career

    • School nurse Deming public schools, New Mexico, 1973—1974, teacher, since 1974, chairman department health and physical education, since 1980, emergency medical technical. Part-time staff nurse Mimbus Memorial Hospital, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse New Mexico. Certified teacher New Mexico.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

    Membership

    High School sponsor, stage board directors Vocational Industrial Clubs American, USSO skill olympics, health bowl national judge, 1989—1991. Instructor/coordinator University New Mexico School Medicine, Albuquerque. Member textbook adoption committee, past president Vocational Health Occupation division New Mexico Department Education, treasurer, 1986—1991.

    Member educational standards commission New Mexico State Board Education, since 1992. Brownie leader Girl Scouts United States, since 1986. Member of National Education Association, New Mexico Nurses Association, New Mexico Education Association, New Mexico Vocational Association (president-elect health occupations division 1987-1988, president 1991-1992, Teacher of Year 1981, 1983, 1986, 1991, Club Advisor of Year 1985), American Vocational Association, National the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Alumni Association (life), New Mexico Pilot Club, Order of Rainbow for Girls, White Shriner, Daughter of Nile, Order Eastern Star, Beta Sigma Phi.

    Connections

    • Married William Bayne Anderson, December 20, 1975. Children: Sarah Marie, Phillip Wesley.
    • father: Harry Ernest Dines
    • mother: Dorothea Mabel (Silverthorne) Dines
    • spouse: William Bayne Anderson
    • children: Sarah Marie Anderson
    • Phillip Wesley Anderson
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    Born September 26, 1948
    (age 69)
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