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Betty Jean Clifford

Betty Jean Clifford was American nurse. Registered Nurse, Colorado. Named Valley Resource Management Recycler of Month, 1997, Sub-district Outstanding Lay Speaker, United Methodist Church, 1999; recipient Humanitarian Service award Glen Wood Post, 1992.


Clifford, Betty Jean was born on November 19, 1945 in Rifle, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Donald R. and Lenora Jane (Snoddy) Clifford.


Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1967. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1979.


Commander nurse corps, United States Navy, 1965-1988. Adjunct faculty Colorado Mountain College, Rifle, 1991-1999. Camp nurse United Methodist Rocky Mountain Conference, Grand Mesa Christian Association, Colorado, 1988-1999.

Member steering committee Healthy Beginnings, Garfield, Colorado, 1990-1992.


Volunteer nurse Lift Up Health Clinic, Rifle, 1991-1997. Facilitator Healing Hearts, 1985-1988. Project director History Rifle, 1992.

Council member Rifle City Council, 1993-1997. Board directors Valley Resource Management, Garfield County, 1993-1996, Downtown Development Authority, Rifle, 1993-1997. Member steering committee Emmaus of the Rockies, 1988-1991.

Certified lay speaker United Methodist Church, 1993-1999. Member American Association of University Women (life member, branch president Albany section 1974-1975, Mid High Career Workshop grantee 1991), Colorado Public Health Association, 100 Club, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, music, genealogy.