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Mary Elizabeth Geerdes

Mary Elizabeth Geerdes, American nurse, lawyer. Registered Nurse; Bar: California 1994. Advisory board Chula Vista Salvation Army. Member Emergency Nurses Association (instructor trauma nurse care course 1987-1997), Professional Association Diving Instructors (emeritus), California State Bar Association, South Bay Bar Association, Navy Nurse Corps Association, Retired Officers Association.

Background

Geerdes, Mary Elizabeth was born on November 6, 1947 in Albuquerque. Daughter of Joseph John and Grace Garnet (Gladwin) Boyle.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University New Mexico, 1969. Master of Arts in Education, University New Mexico, 1971. Juris Doctor, Thomas Jefferson School Law, San Diego, 1994.

Career

Staff nurse, Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, 1969-1971;commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy, 1971;advanced through grades to lieutenant commander, United States Navy, 1981;clinical instructor, Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, California, 1971-1973;charge nurse, Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, California, 1975-1978;instructor, Naval School Health Sciences, San Diego, 1973-1975;charge nurse, Naval Hospital, Okinawa., Japan, 1978-1980;coordinator emergency nursing, Naval Hospital, Long Beach, California, 1983-1986;coordinator emergency nursing, Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1980-1983;clinical consultant emergency nursing, Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1986-1988;coordinator command risk management, Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1988-1991;retired, since 1991;partner, Geerdes & Geerdes, Chula Vista, California, since 1994. Instructor advanced cardiac life support, 1983-1989.

Membership

Advisory board Chula Vista Salvation Army. Member Emergency Nurses Association (instructor trauma nurse care course 1987-1997), Professional Association Diving Instructors (emeritus), California State Bar Association, South Bay Bar Association, Navy Nurse Corps Association, Retired Officers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family activities, snow skiing, scuba diving, reading.

Connections

Married Franklin Geerdes, October 12, 1985. Children: David, Eric.