Dee volunteered for a week or two every summer until 2013 when she became CAMP’s Head Nurse. She brings with her 31 years of nursing experience in pediatric intensive care, home health and is currently a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences and a Family Nurse Practitioner at Castaneda Quick Care in Kingsville, Texas.
Dee obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991 from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing, her Masters in Nursing Leadership in 2004 from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and Graduate Certificate for Family Nurse Practitioner in 2019 from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
Dee lives in the Corpus Christi area with her husband Matt. They have two sons and two grandsons. She is an active member in the Texas Nurses Association, the Association of Camp Nurses, Texas Nurse Practitioners, Coastal Bend Advanced Practice Nurses, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dee has found her passion in CAMP and feels that her nursing experience and being the mom of an individual with special needs allows her to offer something special to CAMP and those it serves.