Gawron, Valerie Jane was born on March 16, 1954 in Kenmore, New York, United States. Daughter of Stanley Carl and Jane Elizabeth (Garas) Gawron.
Master of Arts in Psychology, State University College, 1977;
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, State University of New York, 1988;
Master of Business Administration, State University of New York, 1988;
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Psychology, University of Illinois, 1980.
Research assistant, State University College, Geneseo, New York, 1976-1977;
research assistant, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1977-1979;
research associate, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1979-1980;
principal engineer, Calspan, Buffalo, New York, since 1980. Member manpower & planning committee National Security Industrial Association, Washington,1988-.
Board of directors Hemophilia Association We. New York, Buffalo, 1987-1990. Foster parent Foster Parent Plan International, since 1988.
Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate, member commission on Studies. life science and system since 1989, member human factors engineering working group since 1990). Member Aerospace Medical Association, Aerospace Human Factors Association (charter since 1990), Association Aviation Psychologists (chairman grants committee since 1989), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Military Operations Society, Amnesty International.