Meet JBS Regional Field Director Bliss TewPosted: December 29, 2011
Bliss Tew joined The John Birch Society in 1991. He has been a volunteer JBS chapter leader and a volunteer JBS Section Leader. In 1998, Bliss was hired as a JBS State Coordinator for Utah and parts of Wyoming and Nevada. He was later promoted to the position of Western Regional Field Director for eleven western states.
Bliss graduated from Utah State University in 1978. Prior to his service with JBS he owned an investment company which he still owns with his siblings (Tew by 4, Limited Liability Company) and had spent 8-years in hospital sales with a sales territory covering 5-states. He makes his home in Orem, is married and has three children.
In his free time, Bliss likes to cook and family members particularly enjoy his spaghetti and meatballs. He also reads and enjoys conversations on Facebook. Bliss and his family have an African Grey parrot named Rufus who sits on the back of Bliss’ chair when he’s working in his home office. You might hear the parrot talking if you phone Bliss. Bliss enjoys horseback riding and for 15 years owned quarter horses which he rode in mountains and deserts of Utah and Colorado during camp outs, hunting for elk and mule deer, or just exploring.
Bliss has three children and four grandchildren. His only son is soon to be commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army and previously experienced deployments to Kuwait and Iraq. His oldest daughter is a hair-dresser and youngest just graduated from high school. Bliss’ wife works in a local court room for a company that helps people to comply with various court orders.