Col. Donald E. Boomershine, USMCR

Title: Municipal Official (Retired)
 
Location: Birmingham, Alabama,
United States
 
 
 
 
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (board trustee, volunteer, board of governors, 1967-1978)
  • Alabama Industrial Development Council
  • Alabama Native Sons and Daughters (chairman, 1971-1972)
  • Alabama Public Television (appointed interim executive director, 2012)
  • Alabama State Board of Education (advisory board, 1976-1978)
  • American National Red Cross (1967-2017)
  • Bank Marketing Association (now American Bankers Association) (national director, 1971)
  • Birmingham Zoological Society (1972-1976)
  • Diplomats of Birmingham (founder, chairman, 1973-1979)
  • Downtown Action Committee (charter member, 1966-1972)
  • Kiwanis International, Birmingham, AL (director, 1971, 1975, 2003)
  • LPGA, National Tournament Sponsor Committee (1979)
  • Marine Corps League (founding member, 2013-Present)
  • Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association (national director, 1974-1976)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, North Central Alabama Chapter (president, 1964)
  • National Veterans Day (board, 1971-19820) (vice president, 1982-2019)
  • Newcomen Society of the United States
  • Summit Club (founding member, board of director, 2004)
  • United States Naval Academy (1972-2011)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Military Veterans of Influence, Birmingham Business Journal (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018-2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2015)
  • Recipient, Golden Falcon Award (2015)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Politics,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2014)
  • Recipient, Community Alliance Church Youth Leadership Award (2011)
  • Recipient, Diamond Level Award, Kiwanis International, Birmingham, AL (2011)
  • Recipient, Significant Sig Award, Sigma Chi Fraternity (2011)
  • Recipient, Yacht Leadership Development Program Award (2011)
  • Recipient, Tablet of Honor, Kiwanis International, Birmingham, AL (2010)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (2009)
  • Inductee, Birmingham Better Business Bureau Hall of Fame (2006)
  • Recipient, Legion Honor Award, Kiwanis International, Birmingham, AL (2006)
  • Inductee, Alabama Senior Citizen Hall of Fame (2005)
  • Recipient, Alumni Community Service Award, Bowling Green State University (2001)
  • Recipient, Commandant’s Director Award, United States Naval Academy (1999)
  • Outstanding Broadcasters Cooperation Award, Alabama Broadcasters Association (1998)
  • Commandant Award, United States Naval Academy (1994)
  • Inductee, Alumni Hall of Fame, Brookville High School (1991)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry,” Marquis Who’s Who (1991)
  • Eponym, Donald E. Boomershine Day (1985)
  • Eponym, Reserve Day, Birmingham, AL (1983)

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