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engineering executive

Steven Allen Givhan, American engineering executive. Registered professional engineer, Illinois, California, District of Columbia. Member of Vietnam Vets, American Trial Lawyers Association, Northern Defense Council for Small Business, National Association Professional Engineers, International Atomic Agency, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

Givhan, Steven Allen was born on April 7, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Claude Raymond and Christine E. (Jackson) Givhan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University California, Santa Barbara, 1974. Master of Science, University Hawaii, 1976. Master of Business Administration (honorary), Oxford University, England, 1981.

Career

Mechanical designer Sonicraft Inc., Chicago, 1980—1982. President Non-Destructive Testing 1 Inc., since 1982. Director Auburn Park Engelwood Local Development Corporation.

Board directors Kennedy King College, Chicago, 1984. Member Congressional Task Force, since 1984. Industrial task force Dawson Institute.

Member task force 1st Congressional District, since 1989. Member Chicago task force. Member, 1990; presidential commission Minority Business Development.

Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1973-1979.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois, California, District of Columbia.

Membership

Member of Vietnam Vets, American Trial Lawyers Association, Northern Defense Council for Small Business, National Association Professional Engineers, International Atomic Agency, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming, tennis, model railroading.

Connections

Married Octavia Walker, January 3, 1982. Children: Khaliah, Kevin.

father:
Claude Raymond Givhan

mother:
Christine E. (Jackson) Givhan

spouse:
Octavia Walker

children:
Khaliah Givhan

Kevin Givhan