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Mary T. Ozereko-deCoen

Mary T. Ozereko-deCoen, American therapeutic recreation specialist and therapist. Certified therapeutic recreation specialist, Pennsylvania; certified golf club maker.

Background

  • Ozereko-deCoen, Mary T. was born on October 4, 1961 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Domenic S. and Monica M. (Gesek) Ozereko.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Massachusetts, 1982. Master of Education, Springfield College, 1987.

    Career

    • Director promotions and operations Wheat Thins mayors cup race Nabisco, Salem, 1984-1986. Conference planner Pioneer Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1986-1987. Director tennis and recreation Village of Smugglers Notch, Vermont, 1987-1988.

      Mental health professional, therapeutic recreation specialist Hoffman Homes for Youth, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1988-1989. Therapeutic recreation aide Chambersburg (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1990. Caseworker, therapeutic recreation specialist Tressler Wilderness School, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, 1989-1992, Harrisburg, 1993-1998.

      Behavior specialist consultant, 1998-1999. Health education specialist Automated Health Systems, 2000—2003. Behavior specialist Youth Advisory Program, since 2004.

      Owner Golf Augusta Pro Shops, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1995—2004. Consultant clinical seminars on recreational therapy for mental health professionals. Adjunct assistant professor York (Pennsylvania) College, since 1997.

      Health education specialist Automated Health Systems, Pittsburgh, 1999-2003. Autistic specialist, youth advocate program, 2003-2004.

    Major achievements

    • Certified therapeutic recreation specialist, Pennsylvania. Certified golf club maker.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Hershey Partnership, 1995—2004, Pennsylvania Children's Panel, Harrisburg, 1992-2003. Member National Association of Female Executives, National Recreation and Parks Association, Pennsylvania Mental Health Providers Association, Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Association, Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (golf planner eastern amputee special olympics since 1996), United States Golf Association, Certified Golfmakers Association, National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certified, University Massachusetts-Keystone Alumni Association (president since 1994), Harrisburg Executive Womens Committee.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports, exercise, golf, collecting old toys and antiques, clubmaking.

    Connections

    • Married Jeffrey G. deCoen, November 21, 1987.
    • father: Domenic S. Ozereko
    • mother: Monica M. (Gesek) Ozereko
    • spouse: Jeffrey G. deCoen
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    Born October 4, 1961
    (age 56)
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