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Marilyn Kaye Bither

Marilyn Kaye Bither, American emergency nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, California; certified emergency nurse; certified American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System, and Bachelor of Liberal Studies instructor; certified paramedic instructor.


  • Bither, Marilyn Kaye was born on September 3, 1941 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Orville Christopher and Harriet Frances (Bolen) Shiek.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Deaconess Hospital School Nursing, 1962. Certified in teaching, Humboldt State University, 1984.


    • Crit. care/obstetrics/emergency staff nurse Seaside Hospital, Crescent City, California, 1963-1980. Staff nurse, interim nurse manager emergency department St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, 1980-1995. Emergency nurse, educator Redwood Memorial Hospital, Fortuna, since 1992, critical care nurse, 1992-1993.

      Telenurse emergency services General Hospital, Eureka, 1992-1995. Health direct nurse Brim Healthcare, Portland, Oregon, since 1995. Emergency Medical Technician instructor College of the Redwoods, Eureka, 1983-1993, emergency/critical care consultant, 1984-1988, emergency medical systems coordinator, 1987-1993.

      Vocational education Emergency Medical Technician II, mobile Intensive Care Unit nurse instructor Humboldt County Office Education, Eureka, 1988-1992, vocational education paramedic instructor, 1990-1995. Member Emergency Medical Technician II curriculum task force California Express Mail Service Authority, Sacramento, 1985-1986. Member California affiliate faculty in American Council of Learned Societies/Pouch Attachment Ladder System American Heart Association, 1987-1995.

      Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California. Certified emergency nurse. Certified American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System, and Bachelor of Liberal Studies instructor.

      Certified paramedic instructor.


    • Author, editor educational programs in field.


    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

    Denomination: Methodist


    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


    CPR instructor American Heart Association, Humboldt County, 1980-1995. 1st aid instructor National Safety Council, Western Region, 1992-1995. United States delegate to Russia and Eastern Europe tour People to People International, 1991.

    Member Emergency Nurses Association (prehospital task force 1987-1988), Order of Eastern Star.



    Sewing, creative writing, walking, bicycling.


    • Married Richard Eugene Bither, November 11, 1959. Children: Bruce Allen, Michele Rae.
    • father: Orville Christopher Shiek
    • mother: Harriet Frances (Bolen) Shiek
    • spouse: Richard Eugene Bither
    • children: Bruce Allen Bither
    • Michele Rae Bither
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    Born September 3, 1941