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Susanne Gettings Ray

Susanne Gettings Ray, American counselor. Registered Nurse Ohio; certified certified counselor, registered professional counselor Ohio. Recipient various professional and community awards.


Ray, Susanne Gettings was born on July 20, 1937 in Marietta, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Lewis B. and Reina Ashton Gettings.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 1960. Master of Education in Community Counseling, Ohio University, 1987.


Staff nurse Cleveland Visiting Nurse Association, 1960-1961. Senior nurse Columbus (Ohio) Public Health Nursing Service, 1962-1964. Founder, manager healthcare program Muskingum County (Ohio) Children's Services, 1972-1976.

Special services coordinator Muskingum County Head Start, Zanesville, Ohio, 1979-1985. Clinical counselor Six County Mental Health Center, 1987-1994. Education coordinator Safe/Response, 1995-1997.

Counselor Paula Colman & Associates, since 1999.


Stephen Min. Church School teacher Control Presbyterian Church, elder, since 1996. Founder, coordinator SAFE. Board directors Ohio Head Start Handicap Association, Cmty.

Against Rape Edition and Svc., Eastside Cmty. Ministry, Graduates and Headstart Health Advisory Board. Member, legislation chair Ohio Coalition of Sexual Assualt, board directors.

Member American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Chi Sigma Iota. F C.


Married John W. Ray; children: Nancy Ann, Susan Christy.