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Marcella Erma Lingham

Marcella Erma Lingham, American health facility administrator. Member of Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Public Health Association, American Association of University Women, International Reading Association, American Educational Research Association.

Background

  • Lingham, Marcella Erma was born on January 15, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Harry Boyd and Gladys Marcella Lawson.

  • Education

    • Student, Temple University, 1960—1962. Bachelor of Science in education, Cheyney State College, 1965. Master of Education, Temple University, 1970.

      Doctor of Education, Rutgers University, 1980.

    Career

    • Teacher School District Philadelphia, 1965—1970. Curriculum development specialist, reading specialist Radio Corporation of America Service Company, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1970—1972. Project director, curriculum developer, educational consultant Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, 1972—1979.

      Assistant professor Rutgers University Newark College Arts and Sciences, 1980—1983. Executive director Primary Community Health Center of Mantua, Inc., 1983—1984. Project director Mantua Community Development Corporation, 1984—1985.

      Learning specialist Rutgers University College Nursing, 1985—1986. Executive director 2501 Primary Community Health Care Center, Inc., since 1986. Vice chairperson board directors 2501 Health Care Corporation, Philadelphia, 1980—1983.

      Board directors Black Family Services.

    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

    Life is not about things. Life is relationships. Foremost of those relationships is the one we hold with Jesus Christ.

    Views

    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.

    Membership

    Member of Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Public Health Association, American Association of University Women, International Reading Association, American Educational Research Association.
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    Born January 15, 1942
    (age 75)