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Elizabeth Alice Nelson, American health facility administrator. Named Valedictorian American International College, 1988; recipient Certified of Appreciation Western New England College, 1986, Citation General Assembly Connecticut, 1990, Excellence in English Medal Board Education, Cleveland, 1967; recognized for outstanding service to boys Boy Scouts American, 1977.


Nelson, Elizabeth Alice was born on November 29, 1948 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Carroll D. and Martina P. (Van Gerve) Funk.


Bachelor of Business Administration, American International College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1988.


Emergency room receptionist William W. Backus Hospital, Norwich, Connecticut, 1977-1978, welfare accounts analyst, 1978-1979, electronic data processing coordinator, 1979-1981, budget and reimbursement manager, 1981-1983. Vice president, chief finance officer Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, since 1983, senior vice president finance, since 1984. Board directors, secretary-treasurer North Center Court Physicians Association, Enfield, Connecticut, Johnson Medical Office Association, Enfield, Evergreen Health Corporation, Wellcare, Inc., Stafford Springs, Johnson Healthcare Inc., JMH Development Fund, Inc., Somers Place Association, Inc., Somers, Connecticut.


Commissioner Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on State Health Insurance, Hartford, Connecticut, 1989-1990. Speaker special meeting with HCFA insurance representatives United States Congress, Washington, 1986, 89, 90, Older Adults Service and Information System, Enfield, 1989. Volunteer American Red Cross, Cleveland, Mare Island, California, Norwich Public Schools, 1962-1979.

Active JMH Women's Auxiliary, 1986. Member National Association of Female Executives, Healthcare Finance Management Association (secretary 1986-1988), Chief Finance Officers Forum (chairman 1989), Committee on Finance, National Organization of Women, National Museum of Women in Arts, Audubon Society, Center for Marine Conservation, Wilderness Society, World Wildlife Fund, Smithsonian Institution, International Platform Association, Rotary (Stafford).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, reading, boating, poetry, gardening.


Married James A. Nelson, April 1, 1967 (divorced 1979). Children: James C., Lori A.