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William Requa Van Bokkelen

William Requa Van Bokkelen, American health facility administrator. American College Healthcare Executives fellow, 1983. Chairperson Friends of Scouting, St. Louis, since 1989. Member Reserve Officers American, Florissant Valley College of Chamber (board directors since 1990), Marygrove (board directors 1990), Norwood Hills Country Club, Florissant Rotary (board directors 1990-1991).

Background

  • Bokkelen, William Requa Van was born on March 27, 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert William and Wilma Louise (Reynolds) Van Bokkelen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, DePauw University, 1968. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1973.

    Career

    • Administrative intern Lake Forest (Illinois) Hospital, 1972. Student associate VA Lakeside Hospital, Chicago, 1973. Assistant administrator St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois, 1973-1976, vice president clinical services, 1976-1979.

      Vice president administration Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 1979-1983. Administrator Christian hospital Northeast, St. Louis, 1983-1986. Executive vice president Christian Hospital Northeast/Northwest, 1986-1990, president, since 1990.

      Board directors Durable Medical Equipment Company, Maryland Hieghts, Missouri, Citizens Bank Florissant, Missouri, Midwest Stone Institute, St. Louis.

    Politics

    Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Chairperson Friends of Scouting, St. Louis, since 1989. Member Reserve Officers American, Florissant Valley College of Chamber (board directors since 1990), Marygrove (board directors 1990), Norwood Hills Country Club, Florissant Rotary (board directors 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, skiing, golf, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Cheryl Lyn Steiling, June 12, 1972. Children: Audrey Leigh, Adriane Lisa.
    • father: Robert William Bokkelen
    • mother: Wilma Louise (Reynolds) Van Bokkelen
    • spouse: Cheryl Lyn Steiling
    • children: Audrey Leigh Bokkelen
    • Adriane Lisa Bokkelen
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    Born March 27, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality

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