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Wayne Carl Anderson, Business executive ( govt: agency administration)public information officer, former corporate executive. Member Roseland (New Jersey) Planning Board, 1978-1979; member Roseland Citizens Advisory Committee, 1977-1978; Served with United States Army, 1958-1960.


Anderson, Wayne Carl was born on May 5, 1935 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Chester Phillip and Mabel Mary (Edler) Anderson.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Upsala College, 1977.


Director state government relations Nabisco Brands Company, Parsippany, New Jersey, 1974-1978, director federal government relations, 1978-1979, director government relations, 1979-1981, vice president government relations, 1981-1984, vice president government and community relations, 1984-1987, vice president public affairs, 1987. Non-lawyer executive Evans Kitchel & Jenckes, Professional Corporation, 1988-1989. President, Chief Executive Officer Arizona Chamber of Commerce, 1990-1995.

Executive vice president Americare, 1996-1998. Executive emeritus Thunderbird--The American Graduate School International Management, since 1999. Guest lecturer in field.

With United States Army, 1958-1960.


  • Certified arbitrator, mediator.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial advisory board Public Affairs in Review, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Roseland (New Jersey) Planning Board, 1978—1979, Roseland Citizens Advisory Committee, 1977—1978, Governor's Advisory Council on Quality, 1991—1995, Governor's Commission Economic Development, 1991—1995, Arizona Space Commission, 1992—2000, commissioner emeritus, 1996. Trustee State Government Research and Education Foundation, 1981—1982. Board directors Arizona Quality Alliance, 1992—1995, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Fiesta Bowl Committee, Arizona Economic Forum, Philosophical Society Arizona, 2001—2004.

Statewide committee chairman Superbowl XXX, 1995—1996. Chairman advisory board New York University, Baruch College, University New York. President Grace Lutheran Church, Livingston, New Jersey, 1980—1981, chairman board elders, 1981—1982, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1997—1998, since 2005, vice president, since 1998.

Trustee Evangelical Lutheran Synod, since 2003. President State Governmental Affairs Council. Board directors Lutheran Schools American, since 2006.

Chairman board Arizona Investment Council, 2007. Member International Junior Chamber of Commerce (senator since 1989), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (national director 1964-1965), Public Affairs Council (executive committee 1986, board directors since 1988), National Foreign Trade Council (director 1986), State Government Affairs Council (past president 1978-1979), Ford's Theatre (board governors), Academy Political Science, Public Affairs Professionals Arizona (founder since 1987), Thunderbird American Graduate School International Management, Thunderbird Global Council, Consular Corps Arizona(honorary).


Married Joan Dorothy Staranick, May 18, 1963. Children: David Wayne, Steven Michael, Karen Colleen.

Chester Phillip Anderson

Mabel Mary (Edler) Anderson

Joan Dorothy Staranick

David Wayne Anderson

Steven Michael Anderson

Karen Colleen Anderson