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John Charles Kurtz

John Charles Kurtz, American financial officer, secretary-treasurer. Certified Public Accountant, Kansas, Florida. Kansas State Society of Certified Public Accountants scholar, 1973.

Background

  • Kurtz, John Charles was born on September 21, 1951 in Hillsboro, Kansas, United States. Son of Leonard Charles Kurtz and Agnes Pearl (Jeffrey) Farley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business, Emporia State University, 1973.

    Career

    • From staff acct to senior accountant Mize, Houser, Mehlinger & Kimes, Topeka, 1974-1978. Controller Vista Properties, Inc., Vero Beach, Florida, 1978-1981, secretary-treasurer, chief finance officer, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Kansas, Florida.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

    Membership

    Senior high school counselor United Methodist youth fellowship 1st United Methodist Church, Vero Beach, 1980-1984, member finance committee, since 1980, chairman administrative board 1986-1987, chairman stewardship campaign, 1984, 87, member nominating committee, 1985-1988, staff parish relations committee, 1988, lay leader, 1988-1989. Finance committee Indian River Memorial Hospital, since 1988. Board directors United Way, Vero Beach, since 1988, since 1989, budget and allocations panel, 1987.

    Board directors Vero Beach chapter American Heart Association. Treasurer, board directors Sheltered Living, Vero Beach, 1974-1978. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (chairman industry government education committee 1988-1989, chairman real estate committee 1987-1988, vice president region V executive committee since 1989), Vista Villas Association (secretary-trea., board directors).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Joy Lynn Chapman, June 26, 1971. Children: Jonathan, Jeffrey.
    • father: Leonard Charles Kurtz Farley
    • mother: Agnes Pearl (Jeffrey) Farley
    • spouse: Joy Lynn Chapman
    • children: Jonathan Kurtz
    • Jeffrey Kurtz
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    Born September 21, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Emporia State University
    • 1974 - 1978
      From staff acct to senior, accountant Mize
      Topeka, Kansas, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      controller, Vista Properties
      Vero Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1981
      controller, Vista Properties

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