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Zenda Marie Wesnor

Zenda Marie Wesnor, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Alabama.

Background

  • Wesnor, Zenda Marie was born on February 26, 1936 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph Maxwell and Nellie Eleanor (Braughler) Shirk.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Washington Hospital Center, 1957;student, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama, 1974-1976;Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Athens State College, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, Washington Hospital Center, 1957-1959;staff nurse, Duke U. Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, 1959;staff nurse, Alexandria (Virginia) Hospital, 1959;physicians assistant, Harold A. Blood, D.O., Alexandria, Virginia, 1959-1964;volunteer nurse, United States Air Force Prenatal Clinic, Yokota Air Force Base, Japan, 1965-1967;supervisor, Medical Pk. Convalescent Center, Decatur, Alabama, 1972-1974;instructor, Decatur General Hospital, 1978-1980;director education, Decatur General Hospital, 1980-1983;education coordinator, Decatur General Hospital, since 1983.

    Membership

    Chairman Morgan County Nurses Society, president, 1978-1987. Member advisory board Decatur City Schools, chairman, 1983-1984, secretary, 1984-1986. Board directors Morgan County Cancer Society.

    Chairman Morgan County Nurse Day Committee, 1988-1996. Member Alabama Board Nursing, 1990-1993. Member American Nurses Association, ASNA (board directors 1986-1987, chairman Civil Engineering committee 1983-1984, District 9 president-elect 1984-1986, 96-97, president 1986-1987, 98—, secretary 1988-1989), Alabama State Nurses Association (president-elect 1984-1986, 96—, president 1986-1987, secretary 1988-1989, chairman Civil Engineering committee 1983-1984), Alabama Society Health Education, North Alabama Health Educators Council (secretary 1980-1982, treasurer 1983-1984, president 1988-1990, vice president 1996-1997), Alabama League Nursing (board directors 1995, 96).

    Connections

    • Married William Donald Wesnor, February 8, 1964. Children: James Donald, Daniel William.
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