Party affiliation: Republican
Gerald Marvin Strode, American physician assistant. Certified physician assistant. Decorated Navy Cross. Fellow American Academy Physician Assistants (delegate), Washington Academy Physician Assistants (president 1979, 81), Physician Assistants Orthopaedics Surgery (president-elect 1995); member Ducks Unlimited (area and zone chairman since 1988, Distinguished Service award 1993).
With United States National Guard, 1966-1996. Director rural outreach program Veterans Administration, Salt Lake City, 1983-1988. Member staff physician assistants Valley Children's Hospital, Fresno, California, 1990-1994.
Physician assistant Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Kirkland, Washington, 1994-1995. Owner Physician Assistant Surgical Services, since 1995. Chairman Washington Governor Committee on Employment of Handicapped, Olympia, 1976-1978.
Advisor Washington State Board Medical Examiners, Olympia, 1978-1982.