Patricia Dodd Winter Mendius Edit Profile
Bachelor cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1946. Master of Arts cum laude, University New Mexico, 1966.
English teaching assistant, University of California at Los Angeles, 1946-1947;
English teacher, Marlborough School for Girls, Los Angeles, 1947-1950;
English teacher, Aztec (New Mexico) High School, 1953-1955;
English teacher, Farmington (New Mexico) High School, 1955-1963;
chair English department, Los Alamos (New Mexico) High School, 1963-1986;
senior technical writer, editor, Los Alamos National Laboratory, since 1987. Adjunct Professor of English, U. New Mexico, Los Alamos, 1970-1972, Albuquerque, 1982-1985. English consultant S.W. Regional College Board, Austin, Texas, since 1975.
Writer, editor, consultant advanced placement English test development committee National College Board, 1982-1986, reader, 1982-1986, project equality consultant, 1985-1988. Book selection consultant Scholastic magazine, 1980-1982.
Chair Los Alamos Art Public Places Board, 1987-1992. Chair advisory board trustees University New Mexico, Los Alamos, 1987-1993. President Los Alamos Concert Association, 1972-1973, 95-98, 2000-2004, president, 2003-2004.
Chair Los Alamos Mesa Public Library. Board, 1990-1994, chair endowment committee, 1995-1999. Member Society Technology Communicators, American Association of University Women (president 1961-1963, state board directors 1959-1963, Los Alamos coordinating council 1992-1993, president 1993-1994, 2002-2004, secretary 2001-2004), Daughters of the American Revolution, Order Eastern Star, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa (president Los Alamos chapter 1969-1972, 99, vice president 1996-1999, president 2000-2001, director since 2002), Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Kappa Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta.
Married John Richard Mendius, June 19, 1947. Children: Richard, Catherine M. Graber, Louise, Karen M. Chooljian.
1946 - 1947
1947 - 1950
1953 - 1955
1955 - 1963
1963 - 1986
1987 - 2005