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John Robert Mecklenburg

John Robert Mecklenburg, American health science association administrator. Certified fundraising executive. Recipient All-American award national Association Intercollegiate Athletics, 1971-1972, 79, Godlen Quill award International Association Business Communications, 1977, award for publciation Council Advancementa and Support of Education, 1975-1976.


  • Mecklenburg, John Robert was born on March 20, 1948 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Son of John August and Margaret Elizabeth (Armagest) Mecklenburg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Troy State University, 1970. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1979.


    • Director university relations Troy State University, 1970-1973, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1973-1979, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri, 1979-1980, Rockford College, Illinois, 1981-1987, Illinois College Optometry, 1987-1989, St. Xavier College, 1989-1990, Swedish-American Medical Foundation, since 1991. Educational public relations, marketing consultant, since 1975. Secretary Illinois College Relations Conference, 1978-1979.

      Director seminars in field, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified fundraising executive.


    • Author: Publications Policies and Procedures at Four-Year, State-Supported Institutions of Computer-Aided Software Engineering in Distirct V in the United States, 1979. Ditor magazine Rockford Report, 1981.


    It is in God’s power to prompt the hearts and minds of political authorities to His purposes and furnish wisdom and guidance in their decisions.


    The two greatest commandments are to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself.".

    Denomination: Baptist


    Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.


    Board directors Rockford Urban League, 1981-1983, Blackhawk council Boy Scouts American, 1981-1983, Love, Inc., 1992-1994, Northern Illinois Hospice, since 1995, The Mill, since 1998. President 7th St. Development Council, since 1996. Soccer coach American Youth Soccer Organization, Rockford, 1981-1984, Club, 1986-1988.

    Active Republican Pol. Committee, since 1992.





    • Married Kathy Kay Shipman. Children: David Mark, Brian Wade.
    • father: John August Mecklenburg
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth (Armagest) Mecklenburg
    • spouse: Kathy Kay Shipman
    • children: David Mark Mecklenburg
    • Brian Wade Mecklenburg
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    Born March 20, 1948
    (age 69)