Mrs. Kristi Torbenson

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Phone: 480-472-8737


Kristi Torbenson grew up in a small farming community in North Dakota, graduating with 6 other students. She attended North Dakota State University earning a bachelor's degree in Nursing with a minor in Sociology.

Kristi has worked in many different areas of nursing over the past 32 years.  She has worked in a pediatric hospital, an intensive care nursery, a family birthing center, a pediatric clinic, for home health, as a director of nursing for a nursing home, and in public health.  This is her 16th year as a school nurse.  Kristi is the school nurse at Las Sendas Elementary School and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary School.  Kristi has her National School Nurse Certification.  It is her goal to provide a safe and healthy environment for all students.  


Kristi, her husband, and her 2 boys live in Mesa.  Her youngest son goes to school at ASU and works at In and Out.  Her other son is working at Canyon Winds Retirement Community and is taking classes at Mesa Community College.  Kristi's daughter graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and is a pilot in the Air Force. She lives in Oklahoma.  


One interesting tidbit about Kristi is there is a breed of cattle named after her maiden name Bueling.  Her grandfather developed a breed of black cows with a white stripe around their stomachs named “Buelingos”.