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Sandy Maria Thompson

Sandy Maria Thompson, American health and staff development coordinator. Registered Nurse, Virginia. Recipient Nurses Make a Difference award American Organization of Nurse Executives and American Hospital Association, 1988, Outstanding Contribution award City of Manassas, 1994, Excellence in Education award Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998, VA Technology Excellence in Education award, 1998.


  • Thompson, Sandy Maria was born on May 3, 1953 in Ballston Spa, New York, United States. Daughter of George Andrew and Dorothy (Cooper) Simpson.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Northern Virginia Community College, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, George Mason University, 1985. MSN, George Mason University, 1990.


    • Staff Registered Nurse Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital, Arlington, Virginia, 1974-1984. School nurse Alexandria (Virginia) City Public Schools, 1985-1989. Health and staff development coordinator City of Manassas (Virginia) Public Schools, since 1989.

      Planner for community summit The Changing Manassas Community Steering Committee, 1994. Chairperson health advisory board City of Manassas School, 1992-1994, numerous other committees.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Virginia.


    • Author: (with others) Virginia School Health Guidelines, 1992, (booklet) First Aid for School Emergencies, 1991.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Virginia School Nurse Association (secretary 1988-1989, director area 1 1990-1991).



    Cooking, tennis, bridge, golf.


    • Married John Michael Thompson, Junior, June 10, 1972. Children: John, Matthew, Katie.
    • father: George Andrew Simpson
    • mother: Dorothy (Cooper) Simpson
    • spouse: John Michael Thompson
    • children: John Thompson
    • Matthew Thompson
    • Katie Thompson
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    Born March 3, 1953
    (age 64)