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Engineering administrator

Joel Wallace Gerdeen, American engineering administrator. National Defense Education Act fellow Iowa State University, 1970. Member planning committee Fridley Public School District, 1991; ward co-chairman Indiana Republican Party, Fridley, 1988-1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (engineering database com.1990—), Minneapolis Macintosh Computer Users Group, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Gerdeen, Joel Wallace was born on May 9, 1948 in Escanaba, Michigan, United States. Son of Clarence Raymond and Barbara Ann (Johnson) Gerdeen.

Education

AS, Bay de Noc Community College, Escanaba, 1968. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in biomedical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Iowa State University, 1975.

Career

Project engineer, Marion (Ohio) Power Shovel division Dresser Industries, 1975-1978;coordinator computer aided engineering, Computer Superior vena cava syndrome division Dresser Industries, Pittsburgh, 1978-1979;manager computer aided engineering, Corporation Management Information Superior vena cava syndrome division Federal Maritime Commission, Chicago, 1979-1982;manager engineering computing, Northern Ordnance division Federal Maritime Commission, Minneapolis, 1982-1986;project manager engineering data management military avionics division, Honeywell Corporation, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, 1986-1992;manager computer-aided engineering home & building controls group, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1992. President, software developer Gospel/Ware, Fridley, Minnesota, since 1984.

Membership

Member planning committee Fridley Public School District, 1991. Ward co-chairman Indiana Republican Party, Fridley, 1988-1989. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (engineering database com.1990—), Minneapolis Macintosh Computer Users Group, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Connections

Married Marilyn Louise Brandt. Children: Anna Marie, Andrew Joel.

father:
Clarence Raymond Gerdeen

mother:
Barbara Ann (Johnson) Gerdeen

spouse:
Marilyn Louise Brandt

children:
Anna Marie Gerdeen

Andrew Joel Gerdeen