Jerry's skills include leadership, writing, speaking, knowledge of computers, engineering, and law. He has lead a variety of community activities, and solved many business problems.
Jerry's education covers over 10 years of college study in business administration, data processing, engineering, and law at Dartmouth College and UCLA. His experience includes contract administration, computer programming, system analysis, financial planning and analysis, and market analysis for such organizations as Westinghouse, TRW, and Bank of America. Jerry has also taught college courses in business and data processing as an adjunct member of the faculties at Washington State University and Santa Monica Community College.
Jerry is active in local community organizations. He was a member of the Richland City Council for 15 years. In that capacity, he represented the council to many governmental and community organizations.
He is active in the Richland Kiwanis Club (president - twice, lieutenant governor - twice, chair of a district committee - twice), the Atomic City Toastmasters (president), and has been on the Richland Economic Development Board. He has been president and board member of several community organizations.
Santa Monica Community College, adjunct faculty member - Computer programming.
Washington State University - Tri-Cities, adjunct faculty member - Computer systems, management science.
Reliability engineer Rockwell Corp － Downey, CA
Recognized that engineers & statisticians did not understand each others needs.
Taught a course to both groups so each understood what each group needed from the other one so they could provide necessary data.
Used statistics intended for economists to solve statistical forecasting of rocket measurements to solve a problem experienced in rocket testing.
Assistant project manager contract administrator Teledyne Corp － Santa Monica, CA
Principal systems analyst Westinghouse Hanford Co － Richland, WA
Solved a problem that would have been otherwise costly to solve, and saved the company $400,000/year in operating cost.
Advised clerical staff in legal issues.
Developed contracts between Boeing & Westinghouse to encourage Boeing to complete projects early and save Westinghouse money.
Also wrote contracts so bonuses could be easily calculated with computer, and explain rationale.
systems consultant Kiona Winery Wine educator － Benton City, WA
Documented procedures so newer office staff could more easily understand procedures.
Bank of America Planning officer Management Computer Technology Management consultant － Los Angeles Santa Monica, CA
Developed software to solve variety of rate-of-return-on-investment problems that was eventually sold to other banks.
Developed analysis of information for Jet Propulsion Laboratory to better handle return of data to Pasadena from spaceflights.
Sr. business research & data processing analyst TRW, Inc － Redondo Beach, CA
Developed procedure for company to negotiate contract with the Soviet Union to enable them to keep their analytical procedures secret and still permit them to use sophisticated analysis in Russia.
Bachelor of Industrial Administration Master of Business Administration(finance & production mgmt. majors)
*UCLA Professional Designation in Information Mgmt.
Los Angeles, CA (computers & systems analysis)
Juris Doctor : lawUniversity of West Los Angeles － Inglewood, CAlaw
Bachelor of Arts : engineering scienceDartmouth College － Hanover, NHengineering science
State Bar of California Inactive
Current Richland Kiwanis Club - Active member, president (twice), past secretary, and past lt. governor for Division 54 (Tri-Cities/Eastern Wa - twice), district chair laws & regs (twice), district chair member services. Atomic City Toastmasters Club - Past president, vice pres-membership, active member (Advanced Communicator Gold). U.S. Selective Service System, local board member Historical City of Richland - Council member (1990 - 2005), mayor pro tem (6 years), representative to TRIDEC board, representative to Ben Franklin Transit District board, liaison to several commissions/boards (Arts Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, Utility Advisory Committee, Planning Commission, Economic Development Committee, Kennewick Irrigation District, Richland School Board), Richland Shoreline Committee, Hanford Area Economic Investment Council (gubernatorial appointment). American Plaza Condominium Association, Portland, OR - Board member. Kadlec Medical Center - Planning Committee, member Mid-Columbia Symphony Society - President, vice president, treasurer. Christ the King Sausagefest - General chairman, assistant general chairman. Richland Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Committee member. Rivershore Enhancement Association - Executive Committee member and Treasurer. Richland Community Concerts - Board member. Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts - Board member and member of the executive committee. Art institute (501 (C) 3 org.) on Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR Apr. 2002
clerical, CA, contracts, negotiate contract, finance, forecasting, legal, Mgmt, money, office, statistics, systems analysis