Betty Lee Streckfuss - Speaker Pro Tem
A native of Southern Illinois, Betty Lee Streckfuss moved to Houston more than 40 years ago when husband, Dr. Joseph Streckfuss, joined the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center.
is a known entrepreneur in the Ambulatory and Home Health Care Industry in the United States and Japan.
was involved at all levels of care including international Nursing.
She is a past member of many professional Nursing Organizations.
was: Chair and two times Secretary of Area Planning Advisory Council of Harris County Area Agency on Aging
, Board member of Hiep Luc, a Vietnamese Housing Group
and Golden Bamboo Village (retirement living for Asian-American Seniors), served on Editorial Board for Patient Education of professional journals and the National Cancer Institute
, Washington DC; appointed by Congressman Ted Poe to 2005 White House Conference on Aging, appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Joint Legislative Committee on Aging; founding member of an Alzheimer's Support Group in Northwoods Presbyterian Church, Houston; member of the Coalition for Texans
with Disabilities; founding member, National Association
Intravenous Therapy, member of Spring Creek Daughters of the American Revolution; authors a weekly column for the Galveston County Daily News
and member of West Isle Presbyterian Church
She received the Quality Assurance Award - HMSS, Inc; and named emeritus to the President's Circle - Secom LTD, Japan.
is the recipient of the prestigious Valley Award for Community Service in Senior Advocacy from the University of Texas School of Nursing
and Joseph have 3 children,6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.