Tess Diane Hazel-Ford, American Health facility administrator. Avocations: hiking, camping, fishing, traveling. F C. Member Illinois Caucus on Teen Pregnancy, Illinois, since 1984, governor's task force Our Drug War Women's Children, Illinois, 1991; co-facilitator DASA In-TouchRegional Network, Jackson County, 1991-1996; governor appointed Family Planning Advisory Council, 1990-1996.
Associate Degree in Nursing, Maricopa Community College, Phoenix, 1974. Bachelor of Science in Community Health Services, Southern Illinois University, 1978. Master of Science in Rehabilitation Administration, Southern Illinois University, 1984.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education Health, Southern Illinois University, 1992.
- Nurse, Clyde Choate Mental Health Center, Anna, 1974-1977;outpatient counselor, Jackson County Community Mental Health, Carbondale, Illinois, 1977-1980;training and project coordinator, Fellowship House, Inc., Anna, 1981-1985;director, Shawnee/Adolescent Health Center, Carbondale, since 1985;instructor, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, since 1992. Grant reviewer Health and Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1992.