Mr. Paul Frederick Burmeister won a Banker's Award from the Banks of Barton County in 1990.
CLAFLIN, KS, November 08, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul Frederick Burmeister with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Burmeister celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having accrued more than 50 years of experience in agriculture, Mr. Burmeister has become an authority in his industry. Since 1975, he has served as a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Kansas Natural Resource Coalition. Previously, Mr. Burmeister began his experience as a farmer in Claflin from 1952 to 1961 along with his older brother, served as a farmer-cooperator with The Fort Hays Branch of the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station in 1970. Mr. Burmeister was active as a member of the farmer advisory committee at the Land Institute from 1995 to 2001, a guest speaker in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1993, a participant in the University of Akron National Energy Forum in 1976, and a panel member of the Kansas Sustainable Agriculture Conferences in 1991 and 1992.
Mr. Burmeister served in the Kansas United States Army National Guard from 1963 to 1969. Prior to becoming an esteemed agricultural professional, he pursued education with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry and agriculture from Fort Hays State University in 1960. He completed postgraduate coursework at the University of Kansas in 1961. Mr. Burmeister was mentored by his family, who tirelessly encouraged him to pursue his goals.
A civic-minded professional, Mr. Burmeister has volunteered prolifically in his field and community. He is currently a member of the National Parks Conservation Association, the Menninger Foundation, and the Kansas State Historical Society. He was active as a participant at Humanities Kansas (The Kansas Citizens Forum by the Committee for Humanities) in 1987, a member of the board of directors of the Kansas-Oklahoma Conference Foundation of the United Church of Christ from 2008 to 2014, and a network environmental and economic responsibility delegate to the 23d General Synod Meeting of the United Church of Christ in 2001. A respected voice in his field, Mr. Burmeister has contributed a number of articles to environmental and agricultural journals.
Outside of his professional responsibilities, Mr. Burmeister remains informed of the changes and advancements in his industry through relevant organizations. He was active as the secretary of his chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon from 1958 to 1959 and the historian at the chapter of Phi Eta Sigma from 1958 to 1959. Likewise, he is a member of the National Wildlife Federation, the National Peace Corps Association, the Arbor Day Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, the American Wind Energy Association, and the American Solar Energy Society. In his free time, Mr. Burmeister enjoys photography and hiking.
In light of his many achievements in the field, Mr. Burmeister has received a number of awards and accolades throughout his career. He won a Banker's Award from the Banks of Barton County in 1990. Notably, Mr. Burmeister has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest, and Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Burmeister has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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