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Gerry Hawkins Wetzel, American healthcare foundation executive. Recipient second place Outstanding Spoke award New Jersey Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1969, Hope Chest award Middlesex-Somerset chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1977.


Wetzel, Gerry Hawkins was born on June 28, 1940 in Providence. Son of Herbert Ralph and Katherine (Hawkins) Wetzel.


AB, Providence College, 1962. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1966.


Residency Perth Amboy (New Jersey) General Hospital, 1963-1964, administrative assistant, 1964-1965, assistant administrator for administrative services, 1965-1969, assistant director, 1969-1975, associate director division project coordination, 1975-1979, associate director division production and logistics, 1978-1979. Vice president operations Raritan Bay Health Services, Perth Amboy, 1979-1980, vice president corporation affairs group, 1980-1985. Senior vice president Raritan Bay Healthcare Foundation, since 1985.

Board directors Alliance Collection Agency, since 1982, president 1984.


Chairman board directors Raritan Bay Area Young Men’s Christian Association, Perth Amboy, since 1981, member executive committee Young Men’s Christian Association Garden State Cluster, since 1984. Member East Field committee member National Young Men’s Christian Association, 1985&, vice chairman East Field committee, 1989. Board directors, chairman Middlesex-Somerset chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1975-1977.

Fellow Royal Society Health. Member American College Healthcare Executives, American Public Health Association, National Association Hospital Development, National Society Fund Raising Exexs. (board directors New Jersey chapter 1985-1988, treasurer 1988, President's award New Jersey chapter 1989), American Hospital Association, New Jersey Hospital Association, Perth Amboy Chamber of Commerce (executive committee, chairman program committee since 1986), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1968-1970, Jaycee chapter award 1978), Kiwanis (president Perth Amboy 1974).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, sailing.


Married Beverly Arney, September 11, 1965. Children: Marissa Hopkins, Britton Hawkins.

Herbert Ralph Wetzel

Katherine (Hawkins) Wetzel

Beverly Arney

Marissa Hopkins Wetzel

Britton Hawkins Wetzel