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Gail Tamara Gobar

Gail Tamara Gobar, American Nurse. Avocations: boating, writing. F C. Recipient Ocean County Girl Scouts Hidden Heroine award, 1976, Assistance to Handicapped award New Jersey Department of Human Services, 1984.


Gobar, Gail Tamara was born on November 4, 1940 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Jack Arthur and Anne (Schussler (deceased)) Ossin.


Registered Nurse, New York Medical College and Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospital, 1961. Doctor of Education (honorary), Rhyme University, Buffalo, 1985.


Head nurse of cardiology, Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospital, New York City, 1960-1962;head nurse, supervisor, Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey, 1963-1967;surgical assistant, Doctor M. Levbarg Doctor of Dental Surgery, Bricktown, New Jersey, 1978-1981;supervisor, Medictr. of America, Lakewood, 1967-1968;administrator for handicapped programming, Family Young Men’s Christian Association's of Ocean County, Lakewood, New Jersey, 1981-1987;also board directors, Family Young Men’s Christian Association's of Ocean County, Lakewood, New Jerseyfreelance writer, Penfield, New York, 1987-1993;freelance writer, Lakewood, New Jersey, since 1993. Part-time nurse Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, 1967-1970, psycho-geriatric unit Rochester (New York) Psychiatric Hospital, 1988-1993, orthopedic diagnostic nurse, since 1994. Part-time school nurse Fairport (New York) School Sys., 1989-1993.

Part-time staff nurse Medictr. of America, Lakewood, 1968-1970. Governors appointee Juvenile Alcohol Prevention Advisory Board, Ocean County, 1982-1984.


Coordinator Parents Against Forced Busing, Lakewood, 1972—1975. Troop leader Ocean County Girl Scouts, 1972—1997. Coordinator Pop Warner Girls Activities, 1975—1980.

Member Ocean County Board of Election, 1976—1983, 1995. Campaign chairperson Sen. Robert Singer, 1995, 1998, 2000—2001.

Campaign chairperson for Republican candidates Ocean County, from 1994. Member Lakewood Board Education, 1975—1978, 1984—1986, president. Mayor's appointee Civil Defense Advisory Board, 1977—1979.

Member of New Jersey School Boards Assn, Shalom (board directors Lakewood 1964-1970, vice president congregation Dov'v' Schmuel since 1994), Sisterhood Ahavat, FFAH Nursing Alumni Association, Rotary (Lakewood, speaker's award 1985).


  • Other Interests

    Boating, writing.


Married Seymour Gobar, November 10, 1962. Children: Bonnie Deborah, Tammy Dana.