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William Joseph Beck

William Joseph Beck, American health facility administrator, geophysicist. Certified Geophyscist Texas Board Professional Geoscientists.

Background

Beck, William Joseph was born on July 8, 1966 in Baltimore.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Geology, University Houston, 1995. Master of Science in Geology, University Houston, 1999.

Career

With United States Air Force, since 1986, advanced through grades to major, bombing and navigation systems specialist Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, 1986—1989. Field engineer Down to Earth Satellite Systems, Houston, 1989—1991. Sales associate Oshman's Sporting Goods, 1989—1992.

Package loader United Parcel Service, 1992. Environmental/geological technician Southwestern Laboratories, 1993—1994. Geological laboratory technician University Houston, 1992—1994.

Geological technician NESCOR Corporation, 1994—1995. Intern geophysicist Phillips Petroleum, 1996—1999, seismic processing geophysicist Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1999—2002. Exploration geophysicist ConocoPhillips, Inc., Houston, 2002—2003.

Research component healthcare benefits advisor TRICARE Regional Office South, San Antonio, 2004—2005. Topstar healthcare administrator course instructor United States Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, California, 2001—2004, operation enduring freedom medical planner, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, 2003, operation desert shield/desert storm medical logistician, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, 1990—1991.

Membership

Co-event coordinator Toast to Texas, Houston, 1995. Docent Houston Museum Natural Science, 1994—1996. Science fair judge Bartlesville School District, 2001.

Member of Society Air National Guard Medical Service Corps Officers (secretary 2005-2006), American College Contingency Planners (vice-chair educational committee 2006), American Academy Medical Administrators, National Guard Association Texas (life), University of Houston Geosciences Alumni Association (board member at-large 1994-1996, president 2004-2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, running, rock collecting, hiking, numerology.

Connections

Son of William Arthur Hershey and Anna Jean Thomas, Fredrick Lee Beck (Stepfather). Married Sunshine Renae Garber, November 22, 1996. Children: Hannah Marie, Charles Joseph.