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Gloria Ann Forgea, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, California. Named Volunteer of Year, American Heart Association, Ventura County, 1990.


Forgea, Gloria Ann was born on May 10, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of George W. and Hilda M. (Bancroft) Beckers.


Associate of Applied Science, Gloucester County College, 1974. Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Chapman College, 1985. Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management, California Lutheran University, since 1990.


Nurse aide Underwood Memorial Hospital, Woodbury, New Jersey, 1971-1974, medical/surgical nurse, 1974-1976. Head nurse Community Hospital of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1976-1977. IV nurse, PRN nurse Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, California, 1977-1979.

Supplemental staff Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit nurse Medical Personnel Pool, Ventura, 1979-1980. In-service educator Community Memorial Hospital, 1980-1984. Patient/community education coordinator St. John's Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, California, 1984-1990.

Physician liaison Mercy Healthcare Ventura County, 1990-1996. Executive director The Cancer Center Ventura County, since 1996. Director Health Help, Ojai, California, since 1985.


Vice president volunteer development The American Cancer Society. Member Association of Community Cancer Centers. Member Alliance for Continuing Medical Education, American Diabetes Association (president Ventura County chapter 1989-1990, board dirs California affiliate 1988-1991, Volunteer of Year Ventura County chapter 1990), Medical Group Management Association.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, hiking.


Married Thomas A. Forgea, September 16, 1984.