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pastoral counselor , community consultant

Jay Gilchrist, American pastoral counselor, community consultant. Council of Catholic Women scholar, 1987. Member National Association Catholic Chaplains (certified), Pax Christi, American Diabete Association, Amnesty International, University Iowa Alumni Association, Tyler area Chamber of Commerce (development committee since 1987), Country Side Council.

Background

Gilchrist, Jay was born on January 15, 1952 in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Son of James Gilbert and Joy Mae (Stanley) Gilchrist.

Education

Bachelor in Religion and Letters, certified in medieval studies, University Iowa, 1978. Master of Arts in English, University Iowa, 1983. Master of Arts in Religious Studies with distinction, Mundelein College, Chicago, 1987.

Career

Director religious education, St. John parish, Mount Vernon, Iowa., 1978-1981;instructor religion, Notre Dame High School, Burlington, Iowa., 1981-1982;houseparent, counselor, Systems Unlimited, Iowa City, 1982-1985;pastoral associate, St. Alexander parish, Palos Heights, Illinois, 1985-1986;coordinator economics development, City of Tyler, Minnesota, since 1986;associate in pastoral care, McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakot, 1988-1991;project future coordinator Lincoln County, Minnesota Extension Svc., Ivanhoe, since 1991. Coordinator Tyler Economics Development Commission, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer poetry.

Membership

Member National Association Catholic Chaplains (certified), Pax Christi, American Diabete Association, Amnesty International, University Iowa Alumni Association, Tyler area Chamber of Commerce (development committee since 1987), Country Side Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, photography, walking.

Connections

Married Pamela Jean Burns, May 21, 1977. Children: Matthew, Anna, Joel.

father:
James Gilbert Gilchrist

mother:
Joy Mae (Stanley) Gilchrist

spouse:
Pamela Jean Burns

child:
Matthew Gilchrist

child:
Anna Gilchrist

child:
Joel Gilchrist