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Paul William Wilken, American Optometrist ( hlth: hlth. service)optometrist. award 1975), Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce (trustee 1991-1994), Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Van Wert Chamber of Commerce, Ohio State University Alumni Assn.

Background

Wilken, Paul William was born on November 14, 1951 in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Son of Carl Anthony and Mary Ellen (Gentry) Wilken.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1973, OD, 1977. Optometrist John Wasylik, Sandusky, 1977-1979. Owner Paul W.Wilken, Celina, Ohio, 1979, Van Wert, Ohio, 1987.

Career

Optometrist John Wasylik, Sandusky, 1977—1979. Owner Paul W. Wilken, Celina, Ohio, 1979, Van Wert, 1987. Member School Curriculum Council, Celina, 1982—1984, since 1987.

Speaker Mercer County Council Aging. Consultant Mercer County Diabetic Support Group, Celina, since 1980, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Diabetic Support Group, since 1986, Van Wert County Diabetic Support Group, 1987. President Commission Education, 1989—1991.

Member City Celina Parks & Recreation Board, since 1994, president, since 1996.

Membership

Member School Curriculum Council, Celina, 1982-1984, 1987^. Member City of Celina Parks & Recreation Board, 1994^, president, 1996^. Member American Optometric Association, Ohio Optometric Association, N.W. Ohio Optometric Association, Ohio State University Alumni Association (life), Epsilon Psi Epsilon (Pledge of Year award 1975), Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce (trustee 1991-1994), Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Van Wert Chamber of Commerce, Ohio State University Alumni Association (life), Ohio State University Optometry Alumni Association, Mercer County Sportsmans Association.

Lodge: Rotary (charter, secretary 1979-1984, president 1985-1986, Governors rep.1988-1989), KC, Moose, Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, motivational speaking.

Connections

Married Linda Irene Nierstheimer, September 1, 1973. Children: Jennifer, Carl, Michelle, Benjamin.