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writer , Communications company executive

Gertruida Magdalena Saunders, South African communications company executive, writer. Fellow, Utah Humanities Council, 1995-1996. Volunteer gifted education various school districts, South Africa, 1989—1997.

Background

Saunders, Gertruida Magdalena was born on September 26, 1949 in Cape Town, South Africa. Arrived in United States of America, 1984. Daughter of Joachim Hendrik Boshoff Steenekamp and Susanna Catharina Myburgh.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pretoria, 1969. Diploma, University Pretoria, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Utah, 1996.

Career

Physics & mathematics teacher Kempton Park Technology Institute, Kempton Park, South Africa, 1974—1976. English instructor University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1990—1997. Project leader Franklin Covey, 1997—1999.

Project manager Allen Communications, 1999—2001, liquefied natural gas services manager, since 2001. Site coordinator technical writer computer science University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1996—1997. Conference speaker.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Last Pietà of MichelAgniolo, 2000 (award Utah Arts Council, 2000, Public prize, 2001), Blessings on the Sheep Dog, 2002 (Utah Arts Council prize, 1997, Public prize, 1998). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer gifted education various school districts, South Africa, 1989—1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Salsa dancing.

Connections

Married Peter Dudley Saunders, March 27, 1971. Children: Marissa, Newton.

father:
Joachim Hendrik Boshoff Steenekamp

mother:
Susanna Catharina Myburgh

spouse:
Peter Dudley Saunders

children:
Marissa Saunders

Newton Saunders