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motion picture engineer

Mark Johnson West, American motion picture engineer. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior member, Composites Group), United States Hang Gliding Association, Hang Glider Manufacturers Association (president since 1987).

Background

West, Mark Johnson was born on April 26, 1954 in Bellingham, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Johnson Edwin and June (Cale) West.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Oregon State University, 1977.

Career

Design engineer, Lamb-Gregs Harbor Company, Hoquiam, Washington, 1977-1980; construction engineering, Wherehouser Corporation, Rockwell International, Washington, 1980-1981;vice president, chief Research and Development, Delta Wing Kites and Gliders, Van Nuys, California, 1981-1982; construction engineering, Mark West Cons., Woodland Hills, California, 1982-1983;chief engineer, Boss Film Studios, Marina Del Rey, California, 1983-1993. Proprietor Mark West Cons., Tehachapi, California, since 1982.

Membership

Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior member, Composites Group), United States Hang Gliding Association, Hang Glider Manufacturers Association (president since 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hang gliding.

Connections

Married Carolyn Louise Gerber, October 24, 1982. Children: Benjamin Johnson, Bailey Marie.

father:
Johnson Edwin West

mother:
June (Cale) West

spouse:
Carolyn Louise Gerber

children:
Benjamin Johnson West

Bailey Marie West