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Lorna Carrie Spangler

pharmaceutical executive , pharmacy technician

Lorna Carrie Spangler, American pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical executive. Registered pharmacy technician, California; certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, 1995; certified Community College instructor, California.


Spangler, Lorna Carrie was born on February 4, 1938 in San Jose, California, United States. Daughter of Earl Albert and Elsie Carol (Lincoln) LaPorte.


Associate of Arts, Monterey Peninsula College, 1958. AS in Pharmacy Technology, Santa Ana (California) College, 1982. Bachelor of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach, 1986.

Master of Science in Vocational Education, California State University, Long Beach, 1992.


Pharmacy technician Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, 1976-1978, technician coordinator, 1979-1987. Pharmacy technician Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, 1987-1992, Sharp Health Care, Murrieta, 1992-1998, Southwest Healthcare System (and predecessors), since 1998, pharmacy buyer, since 2002. Preceptor to pharmacy technician interns, since 1992.

Accreditation team American Bureau Health Education Schools, 1987-1991. Advisory committee Cerritos (California) College, 1982-1990, California Paramed. Technology College, 1996-2001.

Speaker in field.


  • Registered pharmacy technician, California. Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, 1995. Certified Community College instructor, California.


Central committee Libertarian Party, Riverside County, 1996-2001, treasurer, 1997-1999. Team stream Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Conservancy, since 2000. Leader AWANA, since 1998.

Member Association of Pharmacy Technicians (founder, treasurer 1989-1991), Valley Computer Society (founder 1991), Southern California Association Pharmacy Technicians (treasurer 1990-1992, secretary 1992-1996, president 1996-1998, secretary 1998-1999), American Vocational Association, California Society of Hospital Pharmacy (task force member 1982, nominating committee technician division, 1988, member house of deals technician division 1997-1998, member-at-large 1998-1999), Omicron Tau Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, reading, gardening.


Children: Kirk Earl, Eric Clair, David Paul, Linda Jean Spangler-Porter.

Earl Albert LaPorte

Elsie Carol (Lincoln) LaPorte

Kirk Earl Spangler

Eric Clair Spangler

David Paul Spangler

Linda Jean Spangler-Porter Spangler