Vita Sample3

Sample # 3

Name of Candidate Ed.D.

Home Address                                                                      Business Address
    E0000 461 Avenue                                                             University of Wisconsin
             Menomonie, WI 54751                                                         103 Administration Bldg     
     (715) 111-9733                                                                     Menomonie, WI 54751



1992 Doctor of Education Degree in Vocational and Technical Education, supporting areas in Adult Education, Educational Administration and Higher Education Administration, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1988 Master of Science Degree in Vocational Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

1968 Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Education and Vocational Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

1962 Two year Diploma in Auto Mechanics, Sheboygan Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac, WI 
Challenge Managers (1984)
Humanistic Supervision (1981)
Principles of Supervision (1978)
Xerox Corporation
Managing For Motivation (1976)
University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI 
Marketing (1975) 
Accounting Fundamentals (1973)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Corporate Planning and Management Games (1972)
Personal Organization-Effective Utilization of Time (1972)
Product Liability for Research/Development (1970)
Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland, WI
Principles of Business Data Processing (1970)
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, Manitowoc, WI
General Management Principles for Engineers (1969)
University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 
Coordination (1969)


1993-Present               Director, Placement and Co-op Services,            

                                        University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Administer a university-wide Cooperative Education and Placement Program; Directly supervise the daily operation of the unit; Plan, develop and implement unit policies and procedures; Counsel students from the College of Technology, Engineering and Management; Provide a strong marketing effort in promoting UW-Stout graduates and programs; Develop, maintain and monitor Placement and Co-op budgets; Uphold the ethical principles and practices set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers; Promote a philosophical belief in the career planning, Co-op and Placement function as an integral part of the education process; Provide programming which answers the special needs students, especially minority, disabled students and adult students; expanded upon computer systems for further efficiencies and services.


1991-1993                    Assistant Director, Career Services, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Counseled and advised individuals and groups in career and employment topics; Identified programs for special needs students; Expanded innovative procedures and outreach techniques between UW-Stout and employers; Represented Career Services for four academic advisory committees; Supervised support staff and LTE's in computer and records management; Developed, purchased, installed a computer network (15) to improved office automation.

1990-1991                    Counselor/Coordinator, Career Services, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Advised/counseled students and alumni from the School of Industry and Technology in career and employment related topics; Provided support services for Cooperative Education programs; Taught workshops for resume writing, interviewing skills and networking; Participated on academic advisory committees; Promoted both students and UW-Stout's programs with employers.

1989-1990                    Management Engineer, Manufacturing

(Part Time)                 Technology Transfer, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Evaluated client company manufacturing operations; Identified and coordinated university resources to address client needs related to product engineering, industrial engineering and manufacturing engineering; Presented recommendations and analysis to company staff; Assisted with the coordination of MTT services; Developed assessment surveys.

1988-89                         Co-Director, Stout Economic and Technical Assistance Center, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Coordinated the SETAC economic development activities; Prepared budget reports; Organized quarterly and annual reports to meet state requirements; Implemented telecommunication database; Promoted SETAC Newsletter.

 1988                              Graduate Assistant, Stout Economic and Technical Assistance

                       Center, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

Gathered and summarized reports, documents and historical data to provide written documentation for SETAC Newsletter publication.


                                                                                             INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE

1985-1988                    General Manager of Engine Engineering, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Implemented administrative and operational responsibility for the product development engineering departments of the Lauson Engine Division (68 employees) and Power Products Division (20 employees); Planned and developed two and four stroke cycle engine designs; Developed manpower allocation and capital budgets for over 150 on-going projects; Traveled throughout the United States and Japan negotiating supplier contracts; Initiated a finite element computer analysis program onsite.

1979-1985                    Director of Engineering, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Responsible for administrative and operational activities of the Lauson Engine Division's Product Development Department; Monitored and revised strategies and resources based on changing needs; Evaluated needs and taught supervisory workshops; Managed major projects with the aid of PERT and CPM project control computer software; Implemented a new CAD/CAM facility; Utilized finite element analysis to optimize product designs; Facilitated the engineering part of statistical process control.

1977-79                         Assistant Director of Engineering, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Coordinated work assignments to assure balanced workloads and determined emphasis to be placed on each project; Assessed training needs for Product Engineering Department; Taught administrative and supervisory courses at the adult level; Coached and counseled staff in professional development and implementation of improved work practices; Worked with legislators and industry organizations in the development of Product Safety Standards; Evaluated inventions submitted for review.

1969-1977                     Assistant to Chief Engineer, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Supervised the personnel administration of 23 non-exempt engineering positions; Developed employee job descriptions and performance appraisal forms; Served as program advisor with technical colleges; Designed components using industrial processes like ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ceramics, and plastics.

1968-1969                    Cost Reduction Engineer, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Organized a company-wide cost reduction program; Developed and taught customized technical subjects for adults; Wrote four laboratory handbooks; Authored ten technical papers; Designed engine components.

1967                                Production Liaison Engineer, Tecumseh

(Summer)                       Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Supervised the construction of a new production test laboratory; organized a laboratory technician handbook to help standardize test procedures and provide continuity of testing methods.

 1963-1964                     Development Laboratory Technician, Tecumseh Products Company, New Holstein, WI

Conducted required tests on internal combustion engines; Analyzed and recorded testing data; Constructed and modified prototype engines, machine tool fixtures, test equipment; Measured and tested prototype engines.

                                                                                               CREATIVE PRODUCTS


Meinen, LaMont D., "Technology Deployment for Wisconsin Manufacturers."  Published doctoral thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1992


Meinen, LaMont D., "Analysis of the Attitudes Toward the Education Specialist Degree, as Displayed by Graduates, with a Major in Industrial and Vocational Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stout."  Unpublished master's thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin 1988


Instructed three courses in CPR training for supervisory personnel 1980-1981

Taught supervisory and support staff the Honeywell Program Evaluation Review Techniques (PERT) 1973

Researched and presented ten major reports relative to rotary engines.  Presentations were made to the Society of Automotive Engineers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin chapter and the Engine Services Association National conference, Scottsdale, Arizona 1971-1973

Developed Supervisory Training Programs that focused on techniques of interviewing, hiring, and evaluation 1969

Collaboratively created a Foreman Training Programs utilizing support services from local technical colleges and universities 1969-1970

Wrote a Technician's Handbook and developed a curriculum to teach laboratory personnel procedures of measurement and testing techniques.  Subsequently, rewrote the handbook four times during 1968-1976

                                                                                        CERTIFICATION STATUS

Vocational Administrator's Certificate, Idaho, 1995
Advanced Vocational Specialist Certificate, Idaho, 1995
Technology Education, Wisconsin, (220) 1992
Supervisory Management, Minnesota, (4500) 1991
Productivity Tech/Productivity & Inventory, Minnesota 1991
Business Management, Minnesota (140800) 1991

                                                                                         PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


1994-2002     Cooperative Education Association
1994-2002     Midwest Cooperative Education Association
1995-2000     MinnKota Cooperative Education Association
1995-97         Wisconsin Cooperative Education Internship Association
1993-2002     National Association of Colleges and Employers
1990-2002     Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers
1990-2002     Wisconsin Association of Colleges and Employers, President 2000
1992-2002     Institute of Packaging Professionals 

1989-93         Omicron Tau Theta-Professional Society in Vocational Education

1990-96         American Vocational Education Research Association
1991-96         Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators
1979-88         American Management Association
1977-88         Society of Automotive Engineers
1979-80          American Society of Agricultural Engineers                              

                                                                                         COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES

1984-86         School Board member, Kiel, Wisconsin; elected to the negotiation and energy audit committees

1978-84         Masonic Lodge, Kiel, Wisconsin

1980-84         Eastern Star, Kiel, Wisconsin

1980-84         Kiel Kiwanis Club, Kiel, Wisconsin

1983-85         National Ski Patroller

1983              Emergency Medical Technician

                                                LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Downhill skiing, water skiing, golfing, reading

                                                  MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Branch of Service:  Wisconsin National Guard
Highest Rank Attained:  Specialist 4th Class
Total Number of Years Served:  1960-64
Military Schools Attended:  Three diesel engine courses

                                                    SPECIAL INTERESTS

Volunteered to teach the general public, downhill ski safety, based upon EMT training, and skiing techniques during 1983-1984
Taught the general public three courses in CPR 1980



Mr. Robert                                             Ms. Cheryl
Director (Retired)                                Counselor/Coordinator
University of Wisconsin-Stout           Placement and Co-op Services
Placement and Co-op Services       University of Wisconsin-Stout
776 River Heights (Home)                103 Administration Building
Menomonie, WI 54751                       Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 333-9039                                   (612) 333-9284

Mr. Gerald
Program Manager-Engine Division
Kohler Company
444 Highland Drive,
Kohler, WI 53044