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James Duffy Aanstoos, American state agency administrator. Grantee Governor' General’ s Office Texas, 1976; recipient Certified of Exceptional Merit, American College Public Relations Association, Austin, 1972.


Aanstoos, James Duffy was born on June 8, 1951 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Theodore Arnold and Margaret Alice (Duffy) Aanstoos.


Student, St. Edwards University, 1972. Bachelor in Political Science/Pre-law, University Texas, 1974.


Letter writer, mail router Office of Governor, State of Texas, Austin, 1970. Science reporter University Texas News & Information Service, 1972-1973. Editor, reporter Taylor (Texas) Daily Press, 1972-1973.

Newswriter Long News Svc.-State Capitol, Austin, 1973. City reporter Brownsville (Texas) Herald, 1973-1974. Executive assistant City of Brownsville Public Utilities Board, 1974-1977.

Energy program specialist United States Department Energy, Dallas, 1977-1980, energy program analyst Washington, 1980-1981. Energy division head Texas Engineering Extension Service, Arlington, 1981-1983. Regional manager Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University System, Texas Engineering Extension Service, since 1983.

Director regional 501c.3 planning committee for business education and training in north Texas, Interlink, Inc., Dallas, since 1989.


Chair education committee Goals for Dallas, 1984-1985. Chair building committee St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Arlington, 1990. Chair engery committee Greater Dallas Chamber of C., 1986.

Loaned executive United Way-Metropolitan Tarrant County, Fort Worth, 1988. Chair beautification committee Brownsville Bicentennial Commission, 1976. Board directors, public relations chair American Red Cross, Brownsville, 1975.

Member American Society for Training and Development (Fort Worth/Mid-Cities chapter, vice president chapter development 1988, president-elect 1989, president 1990, Professional Service award 1989), University Texas Ex-Students Association.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, photography, economic development, public speaking, tennis.


Married Patricia Lynn Cumbie, October 18, 1980. Children: Mary Margaret, Glenn Ross, William Theodore.