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Dennis Alvin Kamstra

Dennis Alvin Kamstra, American health care facility administrator. Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Minnesota; licensed hospital administrator, Minnesota, licensed long-term care administrator, Minnesota.

Background

  • Kamstra, Dennis Alvin was born on November 24, 1949 in Graceville, Minnesota, United States. Son of Alvin J. and Shirley Marie (Strootman) Kamstra.

  • Education

    • AS, Bureau Criminal Apprehension, Minneapolis, 1972. Student, University Minnesota, Morris, 1971.

    Career

    • Conservation officer State of Minnesota, Clarkfield, 1972-1973. Deputy sheriff Yellow Medicine County, 1973-1975. City administrator City of Clarkfield, 1975-1976.

      Hospital administrator Clarkfield Hospital and Home, 1976-1984. Owner, president Christian Nursing and Living Centers, Willmar, since 1985. President P&K Management, Inc., Willmar, since 1985.

      Health care consultant City of Miltona, Minnesota, 1980-1981. Chairman State Apartment Owners Conference, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Minnesota. Licensed hospital administrator, Minnesota, licensed long-term care administrator, Minnesota.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    President Ambulance Squad, Clarkfield, Minnesota, 1980-1984. Delegate to Republican Convention, Minneapolis, 1979-1980. Member Minnesota Association Homes for Aging, Minnesota Hospital Association, Minnesota Association Health Care Facilities, Health Systems Agency Six (president 1982), State Nursing Home Association (member governing board since 1987, executive committee since 1988, chairman membership services since 1988, chairman public affairs legislation committee since 1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Outdoor sports, woodworking, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Olea Omland, August 28, 1971. Children: Jennifer, Greg.
    • father: Alvin J. Kamstra
    • mother: Shirley Marie (Strootman) Kamstra
    • spouse: Joyce Olea Omland
    • children: Jennifer Kamstra
    • Greg Kamstra
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    Born November 24, 1949
    (age 67)
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