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Accounting educator

Trini Urtuzuastegui Melcher, American Accounting educator. Named Outstanding Educator, League of United Latin American Citizens, Stanton, California, 1987, Mexico American Women's National Association, Irvine, California, 1987; recipient Outstanding Faculty award California State University School Business, 1983, Public Svc. award American Society Women Certified Public Accountants, San Antonio, 1989; AffirmativeAction grantee, 1990.

Background

Melcher, Trini Urtuzuastegui was born on December 1, 1931 in Somerton, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Francisco Juan and Dolores (Barraza) Urtuzuastegui.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Arizona State University, 1977. Master of Business Administration, Kent State University, 1964.

Career

Accountant, Certified Public Accountant firm, Los Angeles, 1954-1956;instructor, Los Angeles School District, 1956-1958;instructor, Dolton (Illinois) School District, 1958-1961;assistant professor, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1962-1972;professor, California State University, Fullerton, 1976-1989;founding faculty member, California State University, San Marcos, since 1990.

Membership

Treasurer Community Development Council, Santa Ana, California, 1985-1988, chairman board, 1989. Member committee United States Department Labor, since 1989. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (editorial board The Woman Certified Public Accountant), American Accounting Association, California Society of Certified Public Accountants (Merit award 1991), Hispanic Certified Public Accountants.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, traveling.

Connections

Married Arlyn Melcher, August 3, 1957 (divorced February 1972). Children: Teresa Dolores, Michael Francis, Jocelyn Marie.

father:
Francisco Juan Urtuzuastegui

mother:
Dolores (Barraza) Urtuzuastegui

spouse:
Arlyn Melcher

child:
Teresa Dolores Melcher

child:
Michael Francis Melcher

child:
Jocelyn Marie Melcher