Western Christian College
Vincent V. Anderson

Vincent Anderson was born in 1950. He completed a four-year Municipal Administration course from the University of Manitoba in 1974. He then attended the White's Ferry Road School of Biblical Studies in West Monroe, Louisiana where he graduated from the ministerial program in 1977. In 1978 he received his BA Degree from the American Bible College and Graduate School of Religion, also in Monroe, Louisiana. In 1992 he received a Certificate in Health Care Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. In addition he has taken courses through the Certified General Accountants' Association and the Canadian School of Management in Toronto.

Vince and his wife Stacey have three sons, Marlon, Trevor and Jared. Vince and Stacey presently live in Arborg, Manitoba where Vince is employed as Municipal Administrator for the village of Arborg. His responsibilities include a wide range of administrative duties having to do with not only office procedures, but major projects connected with public works. At present a major upgrading of the sewer and water infrastructure is taking place.

>From 1970 to 1973 Vince was employed by the Rural Municipality of Old Kildonan and the Local Government District of Leaf Rapids From 1973 to 1975 he was secretary-treasurer for the Antler River School Division in Melita, Manitoba.

After spending two years studying at White's Ferry Road (1975- 1977), he preached for the West Winnipeg Church of Christ where he spent four years. From 1981 to 1984 he was employed as Resident Administrator in Melita, Manitoba. In 1988 he accepted a position as Bible Teacher at Western Christian College where he spent three years. In addition to teaching, he was active in public relations travel to supporting congregations in the United States, and in student recruiting for both the high school and Bible departments.

Vince spent a short time as minister for the Weyburn Church of Christ before accepting the position of President of Western Christian College in 1988. Vince was responsible for all administrative duties during the four years he served as President. During his presidency, an accumulated deficit of over $420,000.00 was eliminated. He also saw the College moved from Weyburn, Saskatchewan to an excellent facility in Dauphin, Manitoba, in the summer of 1989. During his time as President he was successful in securing a Government grant for Manitoba students. He also lobbied for a very favourable tax reduction with the city of Dauphin. Vince resigned his position with Western in December 1992. He worked as administrator for the Gilbert Plains Health Centre through 1993, then after spending several months as acting resident administrator in Alonzo, Manitoba, he moved to Arborg where he is presently employed.

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