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Federal agency administrator

Walter Telesetsky, American federal agency administrator. Recipient Silver medal Department Commerce, 1975, Gold medal Department Commerce, 1998. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, American Society Mechanical Engineers, Marine Technology Society.

Background

Telesetsky, Walter was born on January 22, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Keril and Nellie (Krelka) Telesetsky.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1961. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1977.

Career

Engineer trainee, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1956-1959;research assistant, Microtech Research Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1960;engineer, Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1960-1961;member technical staff, The Mitre Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1962-1968;senior member technical staff, Data Dynamics, Inc., Washington, 1969;physical scientist, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1970-1971;United States Gate Project coordinator, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1972-1974;director United States Global Weather Experiment Project Office, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1974;director Program Integration Office, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1975-1977;director Programs and Technology Development Office, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1977-1979;director Programs and International Activities Office, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland., 1979-1981;deputy associate director for technical services, chief AFOS operations division, National Weather Svc., Silver Spring, Maryland., 1981-1986;director Office of Systems Operations, National Weather Svc., Silver Spring, Maryland., since 1986. Liaison to NAS committees on atmospheric science, geophysics studies and international environmental programs, 1975-1981. United States coordinator United States/Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, 1980-1988.

Chairman United States-Japan Marine Resources and Engineering Coordination Committee, 1980-1988. United States delegate governing county United Nations Environmental Program and World Meteorological Organisation. Member of commission for Basic Systems World Meteorological Organisation, since 1988.

Speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, American Society Mechanical Engineers, Marine Technology Society.

Connections

Married Sharron-Dawn Lamp, July 15, 1961. Children: Stephanie Ann, Anastasia Marie.

father:
Keril Telesetsky

mother:
Nellie (Krelka) Telesetsky

spouse:
Sharron-Dawn Lamp

children:
Stephanie Ann Telesetsky

Anastasia Marie Telesetsky