To obtain a technical and graphic position with growth
potential in the field of information technology, with potential specialization in
graphics, cartography, geographic information systems, transportation planning, digital
remote imagery analysis and aviation technology.
|March 2000 - Present
||Maryland Air National Guard at Baltimore, MD
C-130J Pilot (Reserve Duty)
Fly as an operational co-pilot aboard Lockheed-Martin
(presently on a Military leave of absence)
Aviation at Hagerstown, MD
LIDAR Aerial Systems
Fly as aircrewmember on Dehavilland Twin Otter aircraft. Operate, troubleshoot and
improve proprietary LIDAR (Light Detection and Arranging) system for the purpose of
creating DEMs (Digital Elevation Models) of the earths terrain. Operate Inflight
Digital Surveying Camera, airborne GPS systems and Inertial Measurement equipment. Assist
pilot with aircraft duties. Test and evaluate new aircraft systems for suitability and
compatability with current equipment..
Manage projects in the field, coordinate with customers,
incorporating their needs into geographic data. Survey ground points with static and
kinematic solutions to double check LIDAR airborne data. Translate Coordinate systems into
the local needs of customers.
Process Topographic data, correcting for GPS differential position
and aircraft Roll, Pitch and Yaw during data collection. Run initial Quality Checks on
Coordinate with aircraft refurbishment company,
recommending changes to aircraft systems configurations.
|July 1991 - March 2000
||Maryland Air National Guard at Baltimore, MD
C-130E Airborne Flight Engineer (Reserve Duty)
Over 2,900 flying hours as an aircrew member
aboard Lockheed C-130E Hercules aircraft. Perform aircraft
inspections. Compute and apply aircraft weight and balance, and aircraft performance data.
Operate and monitor engine, propeller and aircraft system controls. Refuel aircraft.
Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning aircraft systems in support of military contingency
operations throughout the world. Assist with airborne VFR and IFR navigation.
Additional (non-flying) duties include standardizing
aircraft scheduling procedures and forms, creating presentations, and developing training
folders. Perform refresher training on aircraft systems and performance. Act as informal
computer support within the squadron. Created Baltimore area locator guide for transiting
aircrews. Created numerous websites for the internet and intranet.
Received Total Quality Management (TQM) Training.
Attend annual flight simulator and Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) refresher
|Oct 1996-Oct 1999
Inc. at Annandale, VA
Trade Show Manager & Military Arts Consultant
Represent Computer Clip Art company at various
federal trade shows throughout North America and Europe. Coordinate trade shows.
Demonstrate and market features of precise vector artwork to domestic and international
customers. Establish customer relationships for company marketers to further pursue.
Interact with graphic artists to quality check Clip-art files to ensure accuracy in regard
to U.S Government standards. Create PowerPoint presentations. Advise to the accuracy of
Panel Planner software.
|Feb 1997 - Present
Inc at Baltimore, MD
Part-time home business that provides graphic support and
world wide web development services to other small businesses. Also provide
Cartographic Services, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation support, and Microsoft Access
custom database programming.
Create and distribute a series of historic maps.
Engineering, Inc. at Columbia, MD
Cartographic, GPS and GIS Intern
Part time work internship. Operated Global
Positioning System (GPS) and Laser Rangefinding equipment under contract to Bell Atlantic
Telephone company. Created precision maps of fiber optic cable routes within Baltimore
City. Converted maps into a Geographic Information System (GIS).
Additionally, worked in the Survey and Drafting division of Howard
County, MD under contract to scan and archive historical engineer drawings.
||SHL Kee Software
at Columbia, MD
Software Evaluator and Beta Tester
Employment through Temporary Employment Agency.
Evaluated pre-release beta educational computer based training programs. Performed error
detection and provided objective inputs, suggestions and observations.
|Feb 1991 - Dec 1991
||Nichi Bei Kai
at Lutherville, MD
Employment during a break in Military Service.
Duties included preparing and serving traditional Japanese cuisine in full view of
customers. Further developed food preparation and Japanese language skills learned while
living in Japan.
|Mar 1986 - Jan 1991
States Air Force
Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) In-flight
Performed over 1,400 flying hours of duty as an Aircrew member
aboard USAF Boeing 707 AWACS, an airborne radar platform.
Responsibilities included in-flight tuning, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Westinghouse APY-1/2 Radar System in
support of contingency operations throughout the world. Employed electro-countermeasures
to detect and avoid jamming.
Towson University at Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Geography Graduation date: Spring
Major: Geography & Environmental Planning
Coursework included: Political Science, Geography, History,
Statistical & Thematic Cartography, Economics, Sociology, Remote Sensing, Geographic
Information Systems, Japanese Language, Digital Image Processing, Urban Studies,
Meteorology, Bio-geography, Natural Hazard Mitigation, Cultural & Environmental
Geography, Regional Studies (East Asia, Middle East, Russia, Europe), Medical
Geography, Transportation & Infrastructure planning, Behavioral Statistics.
Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
at Maxwell AFB, AL
Associate of Arts
Major: Flight Engineering
Coursework included: Computer Design Theory, Radar Theory and
Systems, Logic Circuit Analysis, Physics & Aerodynamics, Human Physiology,
Meteorology, Aircraft Performance, Private Pilot Certificate.
Microsoft: Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher
Adobe: Illustrator, PhotoShop, Premier, PageMaker, Acrobat, Exchange
ESRI: Arc/Info, ArcView
Waypoint Consulting, Inc: GrafNav, GrafNet
Proprietary: Geocart, Netscape, IDRISI, Trimble GPS Software, MapInfo,
HTML, Java, Visual Basic (amateur)
German: Native skills
Japanese: Informal reading, writing and conversation skills
Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot
Turbo-Prop Flight Engineer
BE200 Type Rating (Beechcraft King Air 200)
- American Association of Geographers
||AFA - Air Force Association
||AOPA - Aircraft Owners & Pilots
BBBSA - Big Brothers Big
Sisters of America
- Experimental Aircraft Association
||NGS - National Geographic Society
- United Country Western Dance Council
Competitive Country, Swing and Ballroom Dancing
Collecting of Historic Maps and Foreign Currency
International Travel and Foreign Languages
Top Secret (BI) Clearance from
Department of Defense