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Marshall Jerry VeHaun, American emergency services director.


VeHaun, Marshall Jerry was born on January 17, 1943 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Marshall Rom and Bernez (Lominac) VeH.


Graduate, University North Carolina, Asheville, 1963. Graduate, Gupton College, 1964.


Mortician, Anders-Rice Funeral Home, Asheville, 1964-1966;mortician, Morris Funeral Home, Asheville, 1966-1970;manager, Tamiami Plumbing Company, Miami, Florida, 1970-1972;director emergency services, County of Buncombe, Asheville, since 1972. Member emergency medical services advisory county State of North Carolina, Raleigh, 1985-1993;Chairman of the Board Asheville Area Resque Squad, 1988-1995. Member environmental affairs board County of Buncombe, 1989-1997.


Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.


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.


Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.


President Western North Carolina Kidney Foundation, Asheville, 1975-1976. Co-chairman North Carolina 2000 Committee, Asheville, 1982-1983. Board directors MANNA Food Bank, Asheville, 1978-1980, North Carolina State Emergency Response Commission, 1992-1994.

Member American Society Professional Emergency Planners, National Coordinating Council on Emergency Management (president region IV 1991-1992, president 1995-1996), North Carolina Association Emergency Medical Service Administrators (treasurer 1987-1989), We. Carolina Safety Council (board directors since 1978), North Carolina Emergency Management Association (president 1976, 84), Kiwanis (president 1976-1977, 96-97), Mason, Moose.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: furniture refinishing.


Married Gail Stepp, April 1, 1970 (divorced). Married Genieve Elizabeth Penland, August 10, 1974.