|BSME Norwich University 1951, commissioned
as a 2LT in the US Army
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.