Mrs. Kristi Torbenson
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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 31 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 15th year as a school nurse. Kristi is the school nurse at Las Sendas Elementary School and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary School. Kristi has her school nurse certification through the state of Arizona. 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 for MPS in Xplore. Her other son is working in Tempe and is taking classes at Mesa Community College. Kristi's daughter just graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. She is living in New York while awaiting pilot training.
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”.