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Dorothy Andrea Wilson-Simpson, American healthcare facility executive.


Wilson-Simpson, Dorothy Andrea was born on July 27, 1945 in Bremerton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Merritt Hampden Wilson and Eva Jane (Quaring) Daniell.


Bachelor cum laude, Louisiana College, 1967. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1970.


Institutional counselor, social services department, Center Louisiana Eastern State Hospital, Pineville, 1967-1968, 70-74;psychiatric social worker department child psychiatry, Western Missouri Mental Health Center, Kansas City, 1974-1976;director child care, then director treatment, The Spofford Home, Kansas City, 1976-1982;interim executive director, The Spofford Home, 1983;president, chief Executive officer, The Spofford Home, since 1983. Member Spofford Ozanam Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., board directors. Member of advisory county Health Education Coalition.

Board directors Gillis Ozanam Spofford Consortium, Inc. Subcommittee chair Governor's Committee on Children and Youth, Missouri, 1980-1981. Member Western Missouri Psychiatric Advisory Council, 1986, ad hoc committee Jackson County, Missouri Mental Health Levy Board, 1991, Missouri State Task Force for Investigation of Institutional Abuse, 1991.

Treasurer children, youth, and family section UnitedMeth. Association Health and Welfare Ministries, Dayton, Ohio, 1988-1990.


Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.


Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.


The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.


Community adviser Kansas City Junior League, 1988. Member Child Welfare League American, National Fellowship Child Care Executives, Missouri Child Care Association (board directors since 1982, secretary 1982-1985, treasurer 1985-1987, president-elect 1987-1989, president 1989-1990, past president 1990), Greater Kansas City Association United Way Agencies, Rotary (treasurer Kansas City South Club 1991, vice president 1993), Alpha Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Marion Ray Simpson, March 11,1983. Children: Kimberly Simpson Walter, Chad Mitchell.