Our eleventh member profile is Paul Slone, a KYSITE Past-President. Paul has been involved with ITE for several years and continues to have an active role in the Section activities.
Place of Work: URS Corporation
Title: a) Transportation Group Manager
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Degree(s): BSCE (1992), University of Kentucky
Certifications: a) PE (KY & OH, and formally in GA, SC, & TN)
Place of Birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Family: Wife, Manderly; Children: Kevin and Natalie
1. What do you do day-to-day?:
a. Manage Chaos
b. Project Management Activities
c. Write proposals
d. Occasionally accomplish real work
2. What are your technical interests?:
a. Of course, anything involving signals
b. Simulation modeling
c. Always finding some type of working and reasonable solution
3. What are your hobbies?:
a. Technical Production "Roadie" (Lighting & Sound) at Church.
b. Yard/House projects my wife programs in the "Six-Month Plan"
4. In what capacity have you served KYSITE in the past?
a. Technical Program Committee for 2012 SDITE
b. PTOE Refresher Teacher 2011
c. President 1999
d. VP, Treasurer, Secretary 1996-1998
e. Various Technical Presentations
5. Favorite Color?:
6. Favorite Movie?:
Do I have to admit how many times I've seen Star Wars? More currently The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
7. Favorite Music?:
Variety of Christian contemporary / rock, 70's & 80's rock
8. Five Quick Questions:
a. Coke or Pepsi: Diet Coke-oholic
b. Dogs or Cats: We have both. Cats are lower maintenance. They get the slight edge.
c. Telephone or Email: Telephone
d. Pen or Pencil: Pilot pens only
e. Cats or Cards: Cats + any team playing against any North Carolina based school
9. Other Information:
a. Have never eaten a McRib
b. Recently served as lighting tech at my first rock concert in August.
[Editor's Note: Response for 9a made me laugh out loud. Thanks to Paul for the entertaining responses -- I expected nothing less!]