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John Leon Good, III

John Leon Good, III, American health care executive.

Background

III, John Leon Good, was born on May 12, 1943 in Melrose, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Leon Junior and Pearl McLean (Phelps) G.

Education

Student, Bentley College, 1962. Bachelor of Science, Gordon College, 1966. Master of Religious Education, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, 1970.

Master of Business Administration, New Hampshire College, 1980.

Career

Director public relations Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, 1964-1967, director college and alumni relations, assistant to vice president, 1970-1978. Director development Lexington (Massachusetts) Christian Academy, 1967-1970. Director community relations and development Beverly (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1978-1984, vice president, since 1984.

President North Shore Emergency Medical Service, Inc., Lynn, Massachusetts, 1986-1989. Trustee Beverly National Bank, since 1987.

Religion

Creeds should be rejected as they may compromise a believer’s obligation to interpret the Bible under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Views

God meant for a person’s earthly happiness to be fulfilled through God given relationships.

Membership

Chairman executive commission American Heart Association, 1987. Secretary, clerk North Shore Community Arts Foundation, Beverly, since 1982, board directors, since 1982. Volunteer Essex Fire Department, since 1970, lieutenant, 1986-1987.

Member Essex Republican Town Committee, 1972-1982, 84-85, chairman, 1974-1980. Member Beverly Community Council, since 1979, Beverly Cable television Program Commission, 1981-1985. Board directors Beverly School for the Deaf, since 1980, Greater Beverly Red Cross, 1981-1989.

Board directors American Cancer Society, 1979-1980, vice president, 1980. Fellow National Association for Hospital Development. Member New England Association for Hospital Development (president 1988-1990, special presidential citation 1986), Massachusetts Society for Fund Raising Executives, National Society for Fund Raising Executives, American College of Healthcare Executives, American College Healthcare Marketing, Academy for Health Service Marketing, Rotary (president 1986-1987), North Shore Press Club, B'nai B'rith (Man of Year 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Teaching first aid and CPR, athletic training.

Connections

Married Susan Ruth Butterfield, April 9, 1967. Children: Travis James, Bonnie Elizabeth.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.