Gerald Patrick Rooney Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Massachusetts, 1958.
Research engineer William C. Underwood Company, Jonesport, Maine, 1958. Teacher Wilmington School Department, Massachusetts, 1958-1959. Substitute teacher secondary Wilmington and Tewksbury School Departments, 1963-1968.
Assistant director education, guidance coordinator Regina Pacis Center, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1968-1969. Director neighborhood services ONBOARD, Incorporated, New York Bedford, 1969-1971, deputy director concentrated employment program, 1971-1973. Director operations City of New Bedford Manpower Programs, 1973-1974.
Director operations New Bedford Consortium, 1974-1983. Executive director Opportunity Center, New Bedford, since 1983. Member Commission to Hire Handicapped, New Bedford, 1985, Massachusetts Association Rehabilitation Facilities, Worcester, since 1983.
President Acushnet PTO, Massachusetts, 1985, vice president, 1981.
Served to captain United States Air Force, 1959-1963. Member New Bedford Chamber of Commerce.
Married Ayako Miyata, September 6, 1969. Children– Monica, Mark.