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Sandra Jeanne Mayfield, American recreational therapist, consultant. Certified recreation therapist, California, therapeutic recreation specialist. Recipient Distinguished Recreation Alumnus award San Jose State University, 1983, Alumnus of Year award department recreation and leisure studies, 1988.


Mayfield, Sandra Jeanne was born on August 28, 1942 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Glen Douglas and Ellynore (Kukko) Mayfield.


Bachelor of Science in Recreation, San Jose State University, 1967. Master of Science in Therapeutic Recreation, San Jose State University, 1979.


Recreation assistant supervisor Sunnyvale (California) Park and Recreation Department, 1960-1967. Director recreation Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, since 1967. Lecturer San Francisco State University, 1976-1978.

Instructor San Jose State University, 1986-1988, Texas Women's University, Denton, 1989. Consultant Western Medical, Hayward, California, 1978-1979. Board directors Horizons West.

Chairman, presenter numerous local, state and national workshops and conference sessions. Member steering committee Coma to Community Bain Trauma Conference, 1988-1995. California Board Recording personnel certification, since 1993.


Member National Therapeutic Recreation Society (board directors 1983-1989, president 1988-1989, Distinguished Service award 1995), California Park and Recreation Society (president therapeutic recreation section 1981-1983, state board directors 1981-1983, chairman recreation therapy licensure task force 1983-1995, Outstanding Therapeutic Recreator award 1985, Citation 1988, Fellowship award 1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing organ, travel, art.