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Infosystems executive

John William Westrum, American infosystems executive. Director Minnesota Valley Young Men’s Christian Association, Minneapolis, since 1985, programming vice president, Minneapolis, since 1987; chairman Major Gifts Campaign, Minneapolis, Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1987. Member Association Information Center Professionals.

Background

Westrum, John William was born on December 11, 1931 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of Edgar Francis and Nora Dorothy (Kipp) Westrum.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administrn., University Minnesota, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1980.

Career

Insurance agent Westrum Insurance Agency, Albert Lea, 1952-1954. Office manager Borden Chemical Company, 1954-1966. Comptroller Lea College, 1966-1968.

Controller Jostens, Princeton, Illinois, 1968-1971, marketing director Minneapolis, 1971-1977, controller, 1977-1980, manager treasury services, 1980-1984, manager corporation information, since 1984.

Religion

People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Director Minnesota Valley Young Men’s Christian Association, Minneapolis, since 1985, programming vice president, Minneapolis, since 1987. Chairman Major Gifts Campaign, Minneapolis, Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1987. Member Association Information Center Professionals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, fishing, outdoor activities, reading, microcomputers.

Connections

Married Janice Eileen Cook, May 9, 1952. Children: John Junior, Roxanne, Keith.

father:
Edgar Francis Westrum

mother:
Nora Dorothy (Kipp) Westrum

spouse:
Janice Eileen Cook

children:
John Junior Westrum

Roxanne Westrum

Keith Westrum