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Gaylynn Leigh Becker, American state official. Certified elementary teacher and guidance counselor, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota; licensed professional counselor.


Becker, Gaylynn Leigh was born on October 4, 1950 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Son of Edward H. and Esther J. (Buck) Becker.


Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University North Dakota, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University North Dakota, 1973. Master of Science in School Counseling, Eastern Montana College, 1985.


Teacher, elementary principal, Tappen (North Dakota) Public School, 1973-1975; teacher, assistant principal, Manvel (North Dakota) Public School, 1975-1976; agent, American Family Insurance, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1976-1979; teacher, library, Zeeland (North Dakota) Public School, 1980-1981; drilling fluids engineer, American Mud, Watford City, North Dakota, 1981-1982; consultant, Watford City, North Dakota, 1982-1983; guidance counselor, Ely Elementary school and Rugby (North Dakota) Junior High School, 1984-1987; guidance counselor, Big Horn (Wyoming) School, 1987-1989; coordinator guidance and testing, North Dakota Department Public Instruction, Bismarck, since 1989. Presentor counselor's conference, 1987-1991, North Dakota Education Association, 1990.


  • Certified elementary teacher and guidance counselor, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota. Licensed professional counselor.


Teacher Sunday school House of Prayer Luth. Church, Bismarck, 1990-1991. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, National Career Development Association, American School Counselors Association, North Dakota School Counselors Association, North Dakota Association Counseling and Development, Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: back-packing, elk hunting, softball, chess, bicycling.


Married Linda Suzanne Werre, October 5, 1974. 1 child, Karl Matthew.

Edward H. Becker

Esther J. (Buck) Becker

Linda Suzanne Werre

Karl Matthew Becker