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John Shelby Stastny

John Shelby Stastny, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Alaska.


  • Stastny, John Shelby was born on November 21, 1938 in Ely, Nevada, United States. Son of John James and Doris Christine (Larsen) Stastny.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University Utah, 1963.


    • Staff accountant Arthur Young & Company, Los Angeles, 1963-1968, tax manager Anchorage, 1971-1974, director tax, 1971-1982, tax principal, 1974-1977, tax partner, 1977-1982. Senior tax partner Ernst & Whinney, since 1987. Chairman Alaska Board Public Accountancy, Juneau, 1985-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Alaska.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Those who choose not to follow Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ will receive a reward according to what they have done in this life, but they will not enjoy the glory of living in the presence of God.


    President Common Sense for Alaska, 1980-1981, Resource Development Council for Alaska, since 1988. Treasurer Anchorage Community Mental Health Association, since 1988. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (member council 1977-1978), Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants (president Anchorage 1977-1978, Outstanding Certified Public Accountant award 1979), National Association State Board Accountancy (board directors 1983-1986), Rotary.



    Tennis, fishing.


    • Married Mary Ellen Cressall, September 5, 1940. Children: Karin Lyn, Mark Alan, Kristin Lee, Katie Lynette, Matthew Aaron.
    • father: John James Stastny
    • mother: Doris Christine (Larsen) Stastny
    • spouse: Mary Ellen Cressall
    • children: Karin Lyn Stastny
    • Mark Alan Stastny
    • Kristin Lee Stastny
    • Katie Lynette Stastny
    • Matthew Aaron Stastny
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    Born November 21, 1938
    • 1963
      University Utah
    • 1963 - 1968
      Staff accountant, Arthur Young & Company
    • 1974 - 1977
      Staff accountant, Arthur Young & Company