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William Steve Turkoski

William Steve Turkoski, American workforce development consultant. Achievements include discovery of relationship of helicopter tail rotor crosswind component capability as a function of main rotor induced velocity, with variables of disc loading and density altitude.


Turkoski, William Steve was born on May 9, 1951 in Conneaut, Ohio, United States. Son of William Lavern and Sally Ann Turkoski.


Business activity statement, Troy State University, 1981. MAS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautics, Pacific Western University, 2000.


City manager City Of Slocomb, Alabama, 1996—1999. Municipal consultant Peters Municipal Consultant Engineers, Dothan, 1999—1999. Director workforce development Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, since 1999.

Municipal consultant S & K Consultant, Slocomb, since 1996. Adjunct instructor Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 2002—2003. With United States Army, 1969-1996.


Planning commissioner Slocomb Planning Commission, 1996—2000. Industrial development board Slocomb Industrial Development Board, 1985—1990. Chairman Geneva County Planning And Development Council, 1995—1996.

Advisory committee Family Guidance Center, Dothan, 2001—2003. Advisor Wallace Community College-Dothan Adult Education Advisory Council, 2002—2003. Board trustees Wiregrass United Way, 2002—2003.

Treasurer Alfred Saliba Family Services Center, 2001—2003. Board member Community Foundation Southeast Alabama, 2002—2003. Member of National Association Workforce Development Professionals, Society Water Professionals (associate), Army Aviation Museum Association (life), United States Army Aviation Association (life), First Cavalry Division Association (life).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, outdoor activities (any).


Life partner Kathleen Kathie Turkoski, May 8, 1997. Children: William Steve, Tricia Lynn Smith, Devon Neal.