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director of transportation

Thomas Carl Chaffin, American director of transportation. National Association Pupil Transportation safety training grantee, 1990.


Chaffin, Thomas Carl was born on August 28, 1953 in Rawlins, Wyoming, United States. Son of Melvin L. and Mildred L. (Jensen) Chaffin.


Bachelor of Science in Business Management, University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1981. Master of Business Administration in Finance/Accounting, Regis College, 1984.


School bus driver, Littleton (Colorado) Public Schools, 1971-1983;medical corpsman, United States Navy, San Diego, 1975-1979;operations manager, Allegany Rehabilitation Associates Leisure Superior vena cava syndrome, Denver, 1981-1982;director transportation, Los Alamos (New Mexico) Public Schools, 1983-1987;director transportation, Poway (California) Unified School District, 1987-1992;business manager, Los Alamos Schools, since 1992. Consultant Transportation Board, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Member New Mexico State Budget Advisory Commission, New Mexico State Minimum Standards.

Instructor New Mexico School Bus DriverInst.


Instructor National Red Cross, National Safety Council. Vice president Sabre Springs Homeowners Association, San Diego, 1990-1991. Member National Association Pupil Transportation (board directors 1987-1991, president 1990-1991), California Association School Transportation Officials (2nd vice president 1989-1990), California Association School Business Officials, Rotary International, Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hiking, camping.


Married April Lee Paulsen, June 5, 1976. Children: Tammy Lee, Clara Kay.

Melvin L. Chaffin

Mildred L. (Jensen) Chaffin

April Lee Paulsen

Tammy Lee Chaffin

Clara Kay Chaffin