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Lorenda Sue Byrd

Lorenda Sue Byrd, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Illinois, Missouri; certified nursing administrator American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Background

  • Byrd, Lorenda Sue was born on January 31, 1941 in Eureka, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Denver Chamber and Sadie M. (Van Sickle) Aucutt.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Methodist Hospital Center Illinois School, Peoria, 1962. Bachelor of science in nursing, McKendree College, 1981. MSN, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Charleston Community Hospital, 1962-1965. Member faculty Mennonite Hospital School Nursing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1965-1976. Head nurse emergency room Belleville (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1976-1980.

      Nurse manager medical-surgical oncology department St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Granite City, Illinois, 1980-1987. Associate director patient services Alexian Brothers Hospital, St. Louis, 1988-1991. Director nursing St. Joseph Hospital-West, Lake St. Louis, Missouri, 1991-1996, vice president patient services, 1996-1997.

      Chief nursing officer Lucy Lee Healthcare Sys, Poplar Bluffs, 1998-2000, Three Rivers Healthcare, 2000-2001, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Festus, Missouri, since 2001. Advisory board Jefferson College, 2001—2002.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Illinois, Missouri. Certified nursing administrator American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Membership

    Member "We Can 2000" Community Organization, Wentzville, Missouri, 1992-1995, Business and Professional Women, Wentzville, 1993-1994. Member of St. Louis Council Nurse Executives (president-elect 1993, president 1994), Missouri Organization Nurse Executives, American Organization Nurse Executives, Chamber of Commerce Lake St. Louis (secretary since 1994, board directors 1994, 1996), Twin City Optimus, O'Fallen (Missouri) Rotary (secretary 1995, president-elect 1996), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Larry L. Byrd, January 2, 1984. Children: Scott, Ellen, Leslie, Brian.
    • father: Denver Chamber Aucutt
    • mother: Sadie M. (Van Sickle) Aucutt
    • spouse: Larry L. Byrd
    • children: Scott Byrd
    • Ellen Byrd
    • Leslie Byrd
    • Brian Byrd
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    Born January 31, 1941
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