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William B. Matta

William B. Matta, American language educator, academic administrator. Grantee, State of South Dakota, 2001, LOFTI, 2002. Youth hockey coordinator & assistant coach Aberdeen Hockey Association, South Dakota, 2002—2003.


  • Matta, William B. was born on September 27, 1951 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. Son of William C. and Dorothy R. Matta.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bemidji State College, 1973. Bachelor, University North Dakota, 1983. Master of Arts, University North Dakota, 1985.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1992.


    • Tenured associate professor English University Guam, Mangilao, 1993—1999, acting associate dean, College Arts & Sciences, 1997—1998. Assistant professor English Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1999—2004. Director division language, literature dn communications McLennan Community College, Waco, Texas, since 2004.

      Admissions liaison officer United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, since 1984. Senior United States military advisor North Atlantic Treaty Organization Force Commander, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2003. Colonel United States Air Force Reserve, 2001-2004.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Youth hockey coordinator & assistant coach Aberdeen Hockey Association, South Dakota, 2002—2003.



    Gardening, fishing, wild fruit gathering, hunting.


    • Married Victoria Fonseca, January 15, 1982. Married Yvonne D. Formella, June 30, 1973 (divorced October 17, 1977). Children: Camille M., William M., Vanessa C., Lorraine V.
    • father: William C.
    • mother: Dorothy R. Matta
    • spouses: Victoria Fonseca
    • Yvonne D. Formella
    • children: Camille M. Matta
    • William M. Matta
    • Vanessa C. Matta
    • Lorraine V. Matta
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    Born September 27, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Bemidji State College
    • 1983
      University North Dakota
    • 1985
      University North Dakota
    • 1992
      University Texas
    • 1993 - 1999
      Tenured associate, professor English University Guam
      Mangilao, Guam
    • 1999 - 2004
      assistant, professor English Northern State University
      Aberdeen, Maryland, United States
    • 2004
      director, division language
      Waco, Texas, United States