Party affiliation: Democrat
Rachel Elsa Reitan, American nurse. Recipient 3d Place Ribbon, State of Wisconsin, 1982; recipient Trophy, City of Decorah, 1983. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (assistant board directors Beverly Hills, California chapter since 1988), California Nurses Association, Phi Sigma Kappa, Alpha Beta Psi (treasurer Decorah chapter 1987), Sigma Tau Theta Nursing Honor Society.
Clinical nurse I University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 1988. Clinical nurse II Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1988. Charge nurse Charter Pacific Hospital, Torrance, California, 1988-1989.
Public relations staff General Motors, 1989-1990. Psychiatric, pediatric nurse Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, since 1990.