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James Earl Washington, American healthcare administrator. Certified National Council for Therapeutic Recreation; ordained to ministry Baptist Church. Named to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985, 94.


Washington, James Earl was born on July 3, 1959 in Grenada, Mississippi, United States. Son of Edmond Senior and Beulah Mae (Ross) Washington.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1983. Master of Science in Education, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1985.


Recreation supervisor, Mississippi Eastern State Hospital, Whitfield, 1983-1988;senior therapist in therapeuric recreation, Rehabilitation Institute New Orleans, 1987-1988;director therapeutic recreation, Touro Rehabilitation Center, New Orleans, since 1988. Associate minister Second New Guide Baptist Church, Metairie, Louisiana, since 1993. Member of advisory board Southern U., Baton Rouge, since 1994, Grambling (Louisiana) State University, since 1992.

Presenter, speaker in field.


Board of directors Second New Guide Baptist Church, since 1989, United Cerebral Palsy ofGreater New Orlans, 1993-1995. With Reserve Officers Training Corps, United States Army, 1979-1980. Member National Therapeutic Recreation Association (representative), Louisiana Therapeutic Recreation Association (board directors since 1991, Member of Year 1994), American Therapeutic Recreation Association (chair), National Recreation and Parks Association, Alpha Phi Alpha(1st vice president 1983).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting sports cards, collecting coins, videography.


Married Ester Stephnie Hope, May 12, 1984. Children: Franchesca, Ashli, Amanda.