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State official

Ricky John, American state official. Named Energy Manager of Year New Jersey Association Energy Engineers, 1994, New Jersey Aviation Hall Fame; recipient National Certified of Recognition United States Department Energy, 1995.

Background

John, Ricky was born on May 2, 1957 in Chaguanas, Trinidad.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1981. Master of Science in Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Management, Kennedy-Western University, 2000.

Career

Space shuttle flight test engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 1981-1982;lecturer, John Donaldson Technology Institute, Trinidad, 1982;systems engineer, Federal Aviation Administration, New York City, 1983-1984;administrator division energy, New Jersey Board Public Utilities (formerly New Jersey Department of Energy), Newark, 1985-1996;technical adviser, State of New Jersey, since 1996.

Membership

Judge and presenter of National Aeronautics and Space Administration award, North New Jersey Regional Science Fair, since 1993. Member education committee New Jersey Martin Luther King, Junior Commission, 1987-1990. Board director New Jersey Inventor's Hall Fame.

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), New Jersey Institute of Technology Alumni Association (trustee since 1991, treasurer 1994-1996, vice president public relations 1996-1998).