John Hoel, owner of Peacefield Farm Sanctuary in Newberry, and his wife Emma are dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating farm animals. Additionally, they educate people about the risks associated with meat processing and dairy industries.
Jon Hoel’s Stalker book for Auteur’s Constellations series provides an insightful analysis of Tarkovsky’s 1979 science fiction film. His insightful observations range from diegetic details to its resonances in 21st-century sf cinema and popular culture.
Early Life and Education
John Hoel was raised on a farm and attended Lourdes High School in Rochester, Minnesota. Afterwards he earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in 1966 and his master’s from Winona State University in 1973 – both located there).
He married Anita (Korish) Mason in 1969 and was known for his loving, kind, generous spirit that always put others before himself.
The Overstory draws inspiration from Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, honoring nature and emphasizing humanity’s interconnectedness to everything else in the universe. It also examines each character’s narrow perspective of themselves, juxtaposing it against a larger, more holistic perspective.
John Hoel has extensive research experience. His focus has been on designing and assessing social protection interventions to combat poverty, food insecurity and undernutrition.
His research in Bangladesh and Ethiopia has been recognized by multiple scholarly outlets. At present, his current projects involve prospective cohort studies and randomized control trials.
He boasts over three decades of patent prosecution and intellectual property counseling experience. He has advised companies in the telecommunications and computer technologies industries on all aspects of patent portfolio development, freedom-to-operate studies, licensing negotiations and IP due diligence investigations.
Achievements and Honors
John Hoel has earned a remarkable number of service awards during his distinguished career. He has served on numerous boards and committees, often giving generously of both time and treasure when called upon. He was instrumental in bringing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to Atlanta during his term as Governor. Additionally, he has received numerous accolades and recognitions for his contributions to the arts. He is particularly proud of his work as a founding member and board president of the Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, where he has helped to launch an unprecedented national educational media drive that has already generated millions of dollars for student scholarships, teacher training programs and community engagement efforts.
John was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather who always made himself available to his family. He served as an inspirational mentor to many children and took great pride in making Lomira an excellent place to live. A member of both Lomira Lions Club and St. Mary’s Catholic church, John attended services weekly.
His personal life was filled with a love of music and improvisation. He excelled at playing the saxophone and creating pieces in various genres of music.
He also adopted a vegan diet, which has helped him stay physically fit and healthy. Additionally, he is passionate about animal rights and has made it his mission to educate people about the dangers of meat and dairy consumption. Additionally, he supports Peacefield Farms in Iowa – a non-profit that offers health advice as well as tours for visitors to see how they care for their animals.
The American televangelist, songwriter and pastor is estimated to have a net worth of $110 million. His income comes from various sources such as selling books and hosting his televised program at Lakewood Church.
His father, John Osteen, started the church and Joel took over when he was just a teenager. His sermons are widely viewed around the world and provide him with much of their income.
He owns a mansion in River Oaks that cost him $10.5 million. He and his wife Victoria reside there with their two daughters, Della Rose and Remy Anne, as well as having another property in Tanglewood, Houston.