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Dawn Gay Merker

Dawn Gay Merker, American nurse. Member of Texas Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives.

Background

  • Merker, Dawn Gay was born on July 8, 1940 in Phillipsburg, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Merle E. and Marjorie Gwendolyn (Logan) Brush.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State College, 1961. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Texas, 1981. Master of Science in Nursing, 1984.

    Career

    • Surgery staff nurse Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas, 1961—1964. Office nurse Doctor George Bascom, 1964—1968. Surgery staff nurse St. Mary Hospital, 1968—1970.

      Staff nurse Lake Shore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, 1973—1975. Assistant director nursing services St. Joseph Hospital, Bryan, Texas, 1976—1983. Director operating room, 1983—1985.

      Associate director nursing, 1985—1987. Director nursing, since 1987.

    Membership

    Member of Texas Nurses Association, American Organization Nurse Executives.

    Connections

    • Married Jerry Wheeler Merker, September 3, 1961. Children: Scott, Melissa.
    • father: Merle E. Brush
    • mother: Marjorie Gwendolyn (Logan) Brush
    • spouse: Jerry Wheeler Merker
    • children: Scott Merker
    • Melissa Merker
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