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Joyce Jean Griffin, American school system administrator, nurse. Registered Nurse, Michigan; certified teacher, Michigan. Recipient certified of excellence for partnership in education Michigan department Education, 1987.


Griffin, Joyce Jean was born on January 20, 1935 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Nelson Clayton and Rose Johanna (Hasse) Krieger.


Graduate in nursing, Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 1988.


Teacher operating room techniques, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 1956-1957;director nursing, Cmty. Hospital, Watervliet, Michigan, 1969-1974;teacher health careers, school nurse, Watervliet Public Schools, 1974-1995;coordinator partnership in education, Watervliet Public Schools, 1985-1990;director health and family services, Watervliet Public Schools, since 1995. Speaker Michigan Occupl.

Education Association, Lansing, 1976-1995. Member nursing advisory board S.W. Michigan College, Dowagiac, 1981-1992. Member of advisory board Lakeland Regional Health Sys., St. Joseph, Michigan, since 1997.


Organizer Community Hospital Auxiliary, since 1970, Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorders Support Group, Watervliet, since 1996. Board directors Berrien County chapter American Red Cross, Benton Harbor, 1974-1995. Member National Education Association, Michigan Education Association, Michigan League Nursing, Bronson Methodist Hospital Alumni Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, reading.


Married William E. Griffin, May 18, 1957. Children: Grant C., Michael J.