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Betty Jean Jenkins

Betty Jean Jenkins, American human services administrator. Member Hawaii Association Case Managers (board directors), Society Public Health Educators, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Jenkins, Betty Jean was born on March 5, 1940 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Emil and Esther M. (Flamer) Sunderland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Sociology, University Hawaii, Hilo, 1989. Master in Public Health, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1990.

    Career

    • Intern healthy aging project Hawaii State Department of Health, Honolulu, 1990. Policy analyst Hawaii Medical Service Associates, 1991-1992. Long term care channeling specialist, case manager State of Hawaii Department Human Services, since 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor chapter in book.

    Politics

    The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.

    Religion

    Every person was created for a purpose, and God has a plan and will for every individual.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

    Membership

    Member Hawaii Association Case Managers (board directors), Society Public Health Educators, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Playing flute, bible study.

    Connections

    • Married Leslie Thomas Jenkins, July 2, 1966 (divorced 1986). Children: Kaaren E., Ralph T. Jenkins.
    • father: Emil Sunderland
    • mother: Esther M. (Flamer) Sunderland
    • spouse: Leslie Thomas Jenkins
    • children: Kaaren E. Jenkins
    • Ralph T. Jenkins
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