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organization executive

Thomas Richard Getman, American organization executive. Treasurer, founding incorporator Refugees International, Washington, since 1979; founding chairman Washington Episcopal Diocese, 1987; treasurer International Development Conference, Washington, since 1991; vice chairman Bread for World, Washington, 1992-1993; chairman disaster response committee InterAction, 1991-1993. Avocations: carpentry, tennis.

Background

Getman, Thomas Richard was born on September 19, 1941 in Luverne, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gerald Nathan and Clara (Mains) Getman.

Education

Bachelor in English, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1963. Master of Arts, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1966.

Career

Area director, then regional director New England, Young Life, Philadelphia, 1963-1976. Legislation director United States Senate, Washington, 1976-1985. Director government relations World Vision, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Treasurer, founding incorporator Refugees International, Washington, since 1979. Founding chairman Washington Episcopal Diocese, 1987. Treasurer International Development Conference, Washington, since 1991.

Vice chairman Bread for World, Washington, 1992-1993. Chairman disaster response committee InterAction, 1991-1993. Avocations: carpentry, tennis.

Connections

Married Karen Sue Zinsmeister, April 3, 1966. Children: Andrew, Eliza, Timothy.

father:
Gerald Nathan Getman

mother:
Clara (Mains) Getman

spouse:
Karen Sue Zinsmeister

children:
Andrew Getman

Eliza Getman

Timothy Getman