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Nonprofit youth service organization

James Erling Goode, American nonprofit youth service organization. Delaware, President's Summit on American's Youth, Philadelphia, 1997; board directors Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra, since 1996; loaned executive, fundraising consultant United Way of Hillsborough County, 1991-1993. Member State Association Big. Brothers/Big Sisters of Florida (president 1996-1997), Florida Sheriffs Association, Rotary International.

Background

Goode, James Erling was born on June 2, 1929 in Honolulu. Son of Richard and Selma (Karlsson) Goode.

Education

Bachelor, Seattle Pacific University, 1954. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1964.

Career

Commanding officer, Salvation Army Western Terrace, California and Arizona, 1955-1976; executive director, Indochinese Resettlement Center, San Jose, California, 1977-1979; executive director, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Santa Clara County, San Jose, 1979-1986; executive director, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Minneapolis, 1986-1989; Chief Executive Officer, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida, since 1989. Rehabilitation counselor U. Arizona, Tucson, 1970-1971. Unit supervisor State Department Vocational Rehabilitation, Tucson, 1971-1973.

Fundraising/management consultant in private practice, San Jose, 1979-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Characteristics of Successful Officership, 1965.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Delaware, President's Summit on American's Youth, Philadelphia, 1997. Board directors Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra, since 1996. Loaned executive, fundraising consultant United Way of Hillsborough County, 1991-1993.

Member State Association Big. Brothers/Big Sisters of Florida (president 1996-1997), Florida Sheriffs Association, Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, photography, golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Shirley Ann Speece, June 10, 1954 (divorced June 1977). Children: Susan Diane, Debra Christine, Linda Linnea. Married Bonnie Jayne Nelson, August 27, 1997.

Stepchildren: Betsy Jayne, James Nelson.

father:
Richard Goode

mother:
Selma (Karlsson) Goode

spouse:
Shirley Ann Speece

spouse:
Bonnie Jayne Nelson

child:
Debra Christine Goode

child:
Betsy Jayne Goode

child:
Linda Linnea Goode

child:
Susan Diane Goode

child:
James Nelson Goode