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Mineralogist , museum official , exhibits consultant

William Estavillo, mineralogist, museum official, exhibits consultant. Board directors, correspondent secretary Southern California section Friends of Mineralogy. Member Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society of America, International Platform Association, San Diego Mineral and Gem Society (honorary).

Background

Estavillo, William was born on January 9, 1946 in Paris. (parents American citizens). Son of Robert and Paulette B. (LeMarchand) Estavillo.

Education

Associate of Arts, Grossmont College, El Cajon, California, 1966. Bachelor of Science in Geology, San Diego state University, 1972. Certified audio engineer, Del Mar Communications Center, 1985.

Graduate, La Jolla Academy Advertising and Art, 1987.

Career

Data analyst, Naval Undersea R & D Center, San Diego, 1968-1970;chairman mineralogy department, California Academy Sciences, San Francisco, 1974-1979;science education consultant,, San Diego, 1979-1986;producer, community television Station, Del Mar, California, 1983-1986;department chairman mineralogy, San Diego Natural History Museum, since 1986;co-editor transactions, San Diego Natural History Museum, since 1986. Lecturer in field, since 1975, co-pi National Science Foundation, Interactive Science Exhibits, 1987-1991. Earth science captain San Diego County Science Olympiad, 1990.

Freelance photographer, since 1964. Teaching assistant San Diego State University, 1963-1972. Research participant National Science Foundation, Baja California, Mexico, 1969.

Columnist Nature Trails, photographer Star News, Chula Vista, California, 1972. Teacher earth sci.Elem. Institute Science, San Diego, 1973, San Diego Outdoor Education Department, 1983.

Member mineral music advisory county since 1976.

Membership

Board directors, correspondent secretary Southern California section Friends of Mineralogy. Member Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society of America, International Platform Association, San Diego Mineral and Gem Society (honorary).

Connections

Married Victoria E. Larriva, November 14, 1987.

father:
Robert Estavillo

mother:
Paulette B. (LeMarchand) Estavillo

spouse:
Victoria E. Larriva