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ROGER DAMON

BSME Norwich University 1951, commissioned as a 2LT in the US Army
Military experience:
Austria 1952-1954 1LT in US Army Signal Corps, associated with the Mountain Training Center, Saalfelden, Austria.
Follow-on assignments: Various command and staff assignments, mixing
active duty tours with Inactive Duty Training.Instructor, US Army Command and General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth, KS.
Retired in 1981 with 30 years service.
Last promotion from LTC to COL was in 1974.
Civilian experience: 25 years with Fairbanks Morse Scales, St.
Johnsbury, VT. Began as a design engineer, then R&D director - manufacturing manager -- engineering manager--manufacturing manager. Left for a more challenging opportunity. Awarded eleven patents.

17 years with EHV-Weidmann Industries, St. Johnsbury, VT. EHV is the sole manufacturer of "transformer board" in the USA. The product is used in all power transformers, from pole-top distribution units to very large generator step-ups. I was instrumental in growing the operation by encouraging our customers to use EHV to provide the parts they needed, not just the board. During my employment, I was instrumental in the acquisition of the first CNC equipment. The operation remains successful and profitable, employing 250.

Tuckerman Activity - I have been a member of the MWVSP for 38 years.Before that, I was Patrol Director at Burke Mountain. This will be my 58th year as an active NSP patroller. I taught the first "avalanche awareness" course for the AMC about 35
years ago, and have taught at least one course every year since -- always one at Pinkham Notch. I arranged and taught the first Advanced Avalanche course for the NSP in the Ravine (now known as Level II.)

I was awarded the NSP Eastern Division's "Outstanding Instructor " award in 1999, and was runner-up to the National Outstanding Instructor Award.

As a registered Professional Engineer -- Structural and Mechanical -- I remain active with a select group of clients.


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