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Sonoma County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Vernon P. Simmons

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Healdsburg

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Biography Summary Defined by Dates

  • 1957 Graduate from Toledo Public High School, Toledo, Iowa
  • 1961 B.S. in Meteorology from Oregon State University
  • 61-64 U.S. Navy destroyer
  • 64-65 NROTC Instructor UCLA
  • 65-67 UCSD Scripps Institution, Masters Degree Oceanography
  • 67-72 Environmental Officer on Admiral's staff
  • 72-75 UCSD Scripps Institution, Doctorate Degree Oceanography
  • 75-78 Navy Sound Laboratory, New London, CT
  • 78-81 Defense Advanced Research Program Agency, Arlington, VA
  • 79-81 Adjunct Professor in Public Admin American University
  • 81-90 Operations Research International, Washington, D.C.
  • 90-00 Stanford Research Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • 00-Present Retired in Healdsburg

I have an extensive background in applied research and advanced program management for a number of Federal Government organizations. Accordingly I understand budgets, contracting function, schedules and the full range of management challenges. All of this support the work at the Healdsburg City Council.

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