Professor, Univ. of Kansas
August 2010 - July 2013
Taught a course in leadership and management. Prepared AFROTC cadets for commissioning. Commandant of Cadets for over 70 cadets each academic year. Assistant department head for Department of Aerospace Studies.
Air Reconnaissance Weather Officer
US Air Force Reserve -- 5/2007 – Present
Keesler AFB, Biloxi MS
Provide meteorological information to Department of Defense, Department of Commerce, and other government agencies. Support hurricane reconnaissance and winter storm missions providing critical weather information to the National Hurricane Center and the National Center for Environmental Prediction.
Deputy Chief, Plans and Programs
US Air Force -- Air Combat Command 7/2005 – 5/2007
Langley AFB, Hampton VA
Managed future plans and programs for weather operations throughout Air Combat Command. Reviewed and created doctrine that guides future operations throughout Air Combat Command and Air Force weather.
US Air Forces -- Korea 6/2004 - 6/2005
Camp Red Cloud, Uijongbu South Korea
Commander of weather detachment responsible for 28 personnel located at 4 different locations near the border in northern South Korea.
Director of Training
US Air Forces -- Europe 7/2002 - 6/2004
Sembach AB, Rheinland-Palatinate Germany
Led Training Directorate consisting of 8 civilian instructors and 5 military instructors. Developed training programs in support of operations at the Air Force's premier operational weather center in Europe.
Airborne Weather Officer
US Air Force -- USSTRATCOM 6/1997 - 7/2000
Offutt AFB, Bellevue NE
Flew aboard the "Looking Glass" aircraft as a weather battle staff member providing meteorological and oceanographic information to general officers in support of the National Command Authority and the U.S. President.
Wing Weather Officer
US Air Force -- Air Mobility Command 6/1995 - 6/1997
Charleston AFB, Charleston SC
Provided weather forecasts, briefings, and climatological information to the 437th Airlift Wing. Supported special operations teams with weather information exercises.
KOLN/KGIN TV 11/1992 - 4/1995
Prepared and presented weather information on-air to the largest viewing audience area in the state of Nebraska. Weather anchor for weekend news show and regular appearance on morning, noon, and nightly news shows.
Air Force Institute of Technology
Master of Science Degree in Meteorology - 6/2002
University of Nebraska – Lincoln NE
Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology/Climatology - 8/1994
Hold Current U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI Clearance
Military Decorations: (# Medals)
1) Meritorious Service Medal (1)
2) Aerial Achievement (3)
3) Joint Service Commendation (1)
4) Air Force Commendation (3)
5) Joint Service Achievement (1)
6) Army Achievement (1)
7) Combat Readiness (1)
8) National Defense Service (2)
9) Global War on Terrorism Service (1)
10) Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary (1)
11) Korean Defense Service (1)
References Available Upon Request