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Minister , pension fund executive

James Floyd Parker, American minister, pension fund executive. Secretary MABC Credit Union, Evanston, 1972-1978; chair investment committee 1st United Methodist Church, Arlington Heights, Illinois, since 1989; member executive committee Church Pensions Conference, since 1987; member steering committee Church Alliance, since 1987. Member University Michigan Alumni Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Parker, James Floyd was born on November 2, 1946 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Ivan William and Elnor (Coles) Parker.

Education

Bachelor in Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1968; Master of Divinity, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1971; postgraduate, University of Pennsylvania, 1981; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Adrian College, 1987.

Career

Campus minister, intern, Northwestern University, Evanston, 1968-1969; campus minister, intern, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1969-1970; assistant minister, Batavia (Illinois) United Methodist Church, 1970-1971; administrative trainee, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, 1971-1972; assistant general secretary, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, 1972-1975; assistant actuary, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, 1976-1978; associate general secretary, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, 1978-1981; treasurer, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, 1982-1986; general secretary, United Methodist Church General Board Pensions, Evanston, since 1987.

Membership

Secretary MABC Credit Union, Evanston, 1972-1978. Chair investment committee 1st United Methodist Church, Arlington Heights, Illinois, since 1989. Member executive committee Church Pensions Conference, since 1987.

Member steering committee Church Alliance, since 1987. Member University Michigan Alumni Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: church choir, volleyball, soccer coaching.

Connections

Married Sharon Kay Metty, June 14, 1969. Children: Ryan Christopher, Brent Eugene, Scott Coles.

father:
Ivan William Parker

mother:
Elnor (Coles) Parker

spouse:
Sharon Kay Metty

child:
Ryan Christopher Parker

child:
Brent Eugene Parker

child:
Scott Coles Parker