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Barbara Kingry Fedak

Barbara Kingry Fedak was American health facility administrator. Registered respiratory therapist.

Background

Fedak, Barbara Kingry was born on February 7, 1939 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Marvin Frederick and Ruth Anna (Wheeler) Siebel.

Education

Bachelor, Trenton State College, 1961. Master of Education, Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986.

Career

Department director, North Platte (Nebraska) Community Hospital, 1974-1975;newborn coordinator, Children's Hospital, Denver, 1975-1979;education coordinator, Rose Medical Center, Denver, 1979-1981;program director respiratory technical program, Pickens Technology, Aurora, Colorado, 1981-1986;marketing representative, Foster Medical Corporation, Denver, 1986-1987;staff therapist, Porter Memorial Hospital, Denver, 1987-1988;director, branch manager, Pediatric Superior vena cava syndrome American, Denver, 1988-1990;director clinical education, Pickens Technology, Aurora, Colorado, since 1991;division chair health occupations, Pickens Technology, Aurora, Colorado, since 1991. Site evaluator Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education, Euless, Texas.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Views

The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

Membership

Metropolitan council member American Lung Association, 1987—1991. Member of Colorado Association Respiratory Educators (chair 1991-1996), Colorado Society Respiratory Care (secretary 1980-1981, program committee 1982-1992, director at large 1983-1986, 1990-1992), American Association for Respiratory Care (education section program committee 1992—2000, abstract review committee 1993-1996, alternate delegate house delegations 1997-1998, delegate 1999—2000, treasurer house delegations 2001, 2002), Lambda Beta (secretary/treasurer executive board since 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, mountain biking, golf, singing, piano playing.

Connections

Married Raymond F. Fedak, March 27, 1993. Children: Sean M., James Goldey.

Politics

Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.