BARRY BOSTROM

Barry Bostrom

Barry Bostrom has worked with nonprofits as a lawyer and volunteer for more than 25 years.

He has been president of the National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent & Disabled Inc. for many years, publishing a professional law and medicine journal and providing legal assistance to people with intellectual
disabilities.

Barry was a member of the Ethics Committee for Martin Luther Homes (now Mosaic); the committee was active in establishing policies
and procedures with a view to protecting the rights of residents. He also was a member of the Bioethics Committee of Terre Haute Regional Hospital, giving patients and families a forum for discussing end-of-life decisions.

As an ordained minister, Barry has served small churches in the Methodist and Lutheran traditions that are unable to afford a full-time minister. He is a member of the Episcopal Church.

Favorite CauseChristianity
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?Reading
InspirationThe Bible
Why are you in nonprofit work?I like to assist those nonprofits whose mission I agree with.
HeroImmanuel Velikovsky
One thing that most people don’t know about youI once appeared as a guest on the “700 Club” TV show.
Best piece of advice you’ve ever receivedDon’t worry about the future, get married and have a family.
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?Philanthropy