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Thomas Richard Getman

Thomas Richard Getman, American organization executive. Treasurer, founding incorporator Refugees International, Washington, since 1979; founding chairman Washington Episcopal Diocese, 1987; treasurer International Development Conference, Washington, since 1991; vice chairman Bread for World, Washington, 1992-1993; chairman disaster response committee InterAction, 1991-1993. Avocations: carpentry, tennis.

Background

  • Getman, Thomas Richard was born on September 19, 1941 in Luverne, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gerald Nathan and Clara (Mains) Getman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1963. Master of Arts, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1966.

    Career

    • Area director, then regional director New England, Young Life, Philadelphia, 1963-1976. Legislation director United States Senate, Washington, 1976-1985. Director government relations World Vision, since 1985.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Treasurer, founding incorporator Refugees International, Washington, since 1979. Founding chairman Washington Episcopal Diocese, 1987. Treasurer International Development Conference, Washington, since 1991.

    Vice chairman Bread for World, Washington, 1992-1993. Chairman disaster response committee InterAction, 1991-1993. Avocations: carpentry, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Karen Sue Zinsmeister, April 3, 1966. Children: Andrew, Eliza, Timothy.
    • father: Gerald Nathan Getman
    • mother: Clara (Mains) Getman
    • spouse: Karen Sue Zinsmeister
    • children: Andrew Getman
    • Eliza Getman
    • Timothy Getman
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    Born September 19, 1941
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Wheaton (Illinois) College
    • 1966
      Fuller Seminary
    • 1963 - 1976
      Area director, New England
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1963 - 1976
      then regional director, New England
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1976 - 1985
      legislation director, United States Senate
      Washington, United States
    • 1985
      director, government relations World Vision