Bernice Martin Mathews

B.S.N. and M.Ed.
Administration of Higher Education; Former State Senator

Bernice Martin Mathews is the former director (and director emertius) of Health Science for Truckee Meadows Community College. She is also a former member of Reno City Council. Other major accomplishments include: Past Chairman, Reno Civil Service Commission; Past Director, Church Youth Department; Past Member: Washoe County Mental Health Advisory Board; Governors Commission on Nursing and Nursing Education; Co-Chairman, National League of Nursing Celebration of 30 Years of ADN Education in Nevada; Past Board Member, Nevada Heart Association; Past President and Board Member, State Board of Nursing; Professional Organization Membership: American Nurses Association, National League of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, NVA, Phi Delta Kappa; Nevada Womens Fund Hall of Fame; Nevada Mother of the Year; Twenty-Year Service Award, Truckee Meadows Community College; Honorary Recognition, Nevada Nurses Association; Outstanding Alumni, School of Nursing, UNR; Presidents Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education in Nevada, UNR; Business Woman of the Year, Negro Business and Professional Women; Martin Luther King Commission Award; Outstanding Service Award, Washoe County Airport Authority; Professional Achievement Award, UNR Foundation Board; UNR Alumni Association; Washoe County elementary school named for Bernice Mathews; Nevada Womens Fund Advisory Committee.

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