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Nelson Mandela University, University of South Africa,
University of Wyoming, University of Maine.

Military experience

We’re not ones to leave you

1 Parachute Battalion (Maroon Beret) and Military Psychological Institute
(SADF, 1978-81)

Parabat Ep 1 HD from Efpe Senekal on Vimeo.

Professional activities

Political psychologist

Military consultant (nuclear counterproliferation, human factors, threat assessment, flexible deterrent options, force multipliers, psyops)

Memberships and Affiliations

Educational: University of Wyoming Alumni Association
Professional: International Society of Political Psychology
Recreational: Prep sports and outdoor activities


PHOTO GALLERY — Campaign, Professional Activities, Family

Pam and Aubrey in Port Washington, Wisconsin, for the NY2LA Next Level Invitational AAU basketball tournament, July 11-15, 2012. (Photo by Patrick Michael Immelman, age 6)

Pam, Beth (10), Matt (12), and Patrick (3); July 2009

Pam, Patrick (3), Tim (14), Beth (10), and Matt (12); July 2009

On military assignment in Hawaii, summer 2004.

#91 Tim Immelman, 6′7′′ 215 lbs, Tight End (Sartell High School sophomore, class of 2013) — In fall 2010, 16-year-old Tim started at tight end (TE) and defensive end (DE) for the Sartell Sabres 10th grade and JV teams and suited up for Varsity as backup TE.

Tim Immelman (41) scores over Reid Travis (22) in the Class 3A quarterfinal game Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the University of Minnesota’s Williams Arena in Minneapolis. (Photo credit: Chad Gessell; view photo gallery)

Tim Immelman – 2015-16 SJU Basketball

Tim Immelman Year: Junior
Height: 6-7
Weight: 230
Position: Post
Hometown: Sartell, Minn.
High School: Sartell-St. Stephen
Personal: A 2013 graduate of Sartell-St. Stephen High School … coached by Dave Angell … two-year team captain … All-Conference as a junior and senior, honorable mention as a sophomore … Psychology major … son of Aubrey and Pam Immelman of Sartell, Minn. … born 9/4/94.

Matt Immelman (#68) scores a touchdown for the Sartell Area Youth Football Association’s 5th-6th grade blue team in an 18-7 win at the Apollo High School football field, St. Cloud, Minn., October 10, 2009.

Matt Immelman (#22) scored 31 points for Minnesota Comets 17U Gray in a 78-73 loss to Minnesota Select Moore at the Great Plains Alliance AAU Boys’ Basketball Tournament in Sauk Rapids-St. Cloud on June 26, 2015 — shooting 14 of 16 (one 3-pointer) from the field (87.5%) and going 2 for 2 on free throws. (04:13)

Matt Immelman – 2016 SJU Football

Matt Immelman Year: Freshman
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Position: Tight End
Hometown: Sartell, Minn.
High School: Sartell-St. Stephen
Personal: Born 7/25/97 … son of Aubrey and Pam Immelman … Physics major … 2016 graduate of Sartell-St. Stephen H.S. … played for head coach Scott Hentges … older brother, Tim, plays basketball at SJU.