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Marilyn Sibyl Kuest

Marilyn Sibyl Kuest, American school nurse. Registered Nurse, Washington.

Background

Kuest, Marilyn Sibyl was born on February 24, 1938 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Richard Austin and Bernadette (McMahon) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Seattle University, 1960. Master Education Guidance and Counseling, City University, Bellevue, Washington, 1993.

Career

Nurse delivery room, Providence Hospital, Seattle, 1960;public health nurse, Seattle-King County Health Department, 1960-1961;school nurse, Sequim (Washington) School District, since 1980. Member school nurse advisory board Washington State Board Education, since 1995.

Membership

Active High Priority Infant Tracking, Child Development Screening, Adolescent Access to Health Care, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome task force Clallam County, Washington, Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Coalition, Clallam County Interagy. Coordinator Council Board, community clubs and organizations. Instructor First Aid-CPR, since 1976.

Board directors Umbrella Services, United Way. Committee chair United Way. Eucharistic minister, lector, parish council, vice president Altar Society vice president and treasurer, Guild chair, stewardship committee chair St. Joseph's Church.

Member Clallam County Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Fetal Alcohol Effect task force. Member National Association School Nurses (certified, Washington state director, national board directors), School Nurse Organization Washington (vice president 1988-1989, chairman scholarship committee, advisory board professional education Pacific Lutheran University 1989-1994, member legislation committee since 1989, alternate area III representative 1990, area III representative 1993-1996, vice president 1996-1998, School Nurse of Year award 1992), American School Health Association, School Health Association Washington, Fort Worden Alumni Association, Delta Kappa Gamma (co-vice president, program chairman Beta Nu chapter 1994-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family, travel, camping, continuing education.

Connections

Married Harold LeRoy Kuest, October 1, 1960. Children: Carole Kiele, Kristi Drake, Coleen Tenneson, Karen, Cathie, Kelly.