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Beth Ela Wilkens

Beth Ela Wilkens, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1975, United States District Court (western district) New York, 1976, United States Tax Court 1976.

Background

Wilkens, Beth Ela was born on June 22, 1949 in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Pomona College, 1971. Juris Doctor with distinction, Cornell University, 1974.

Career

Partner, Harris, Beach and Wilcox, Rochester, New York, since 1974. Board directors County Industrial Development Corp, chairman, 1993-1994. Chairman, Board Of Directors Hospital Consortium of Greater Rochester.

Board directors Greater Rochester Health Sys., Rochester Museum and Science Center. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Continuing Care Network, Inc.

Religion

Baptism, an act of full immersion following Christ’s example, is undertaken by those spiritually mature enough to understand its profound, symbolic significance: resurrection to new life in Christ.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Past chairman, Board of Governors Genesee Hospital, Rochester. Board directors Greater Rochester Housing Partnership. Past board directors, chairman Young Men’s Christian Association Greater Rochester.

Past board directors United Way, Rochester, Center, Dispute Settlement, Inc. Past board directors, committees Rochester Downtown Development Corporation. Past commissioner Rochester Housing Authority, Rochester Civil Svc.

Commission; past board directors Foundation Monroe County Bar, Pre-Trial Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation. Member of New York State Bar Association (house of deals, chairman bar leaders conference 1987-1988, various committees banking, former chairman business law section), Monroe County Bar Association (president 1985-1986, board of trustees, chairperson various committees, others), Greater Rochester Association Women Attorneys.

Politics

God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.