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lecturer , public relations professional

Rochelle Anita Swanson, American public relations professional, lecturer. Certified recreation therapist. Recipient award, Los Angeles Basin Parks and Recreation Commission and Board, 1982, special award, Koroibos Foundation, 1984, Outstanding award, 1988, award, American Legion, 1963.


Swanson, Rochelle Anita was born on April 16, 1949 in Kenmare, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Arthur Reuben and Verna Waneta (Nederbo) Swanson.


Student, Phoenix College, 1968—1969. Student, Arizona State University, 1966. Bachelor of Science in Administration, University Arizona, 1971.

Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1973—1975.


Recreation supervisor, Cypress, California, 1971. Recreation specialist aide County Los Angeles Department Parks and Recreation, 1972—1974, recreation specialist, 1974—1982. Program coordinator Jesse Owens Games, Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, 1982—1984.

Mediator Atlantic Richfield Company Clippers Pride, 1992—1993. President Promotional Consultant Services, since 1984. Lecturer University Redlands, California, University Northridge.

Consultant University Southern California, Fountain Val, 1980—1982. Gymnastics chairman California Special Olympics, 1972—1983, director competition, since 1986, member advisory committee gymnastics rules, 1985. Director Southern Rgion Volleyball Tournament, 1984, Orange County Special Olympics Track and Field Meet, 1983.

Bowling chairman district IX Mentally Retarded Citizens, 1974—1984.


  • Certified recreation therapist.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journal.


Chairman board First Lutheran Day School, 1983—1984. Member council First Lutheran Church, 1990—1992, secretary, 1986, vice president church council, 1986, president, 1991—1992, chairman congregation-wide events, 1992—1993. State bowling commission handicapped Association Retarded Citizens.

Member of VASA, Sons Norway, California Park and Recreation Society (secretary district XIII 1981, program award 1984), Chi Kappa Rho.


Arthur Reuben Swanson

Verna Waneta (Nederbo) Swanson