We decided to take a small break from our regular member profile to highlight a long-term member and supporter of engineers everywhere.
Name: Santa Claus / St. Nick / Kris Kringle / Father Christmas
Place of Work: North Pole
Title: Master Toy Maker
Degree(s): < 32F / 0C
Other Certifications: Qualifications too numerous to List
Place of Birth: Varies depending on what story you hear
Family: Mrs. Claus and my family of Elves at the North Pole
1. What do you do day-to-day?
Make toys for little boys and girls at my workshop in the North Pole. In the months before Christmas, I find myself sitting in shopping malls to talk to the children. And then on Christmas Eve, take those toys around the world!
2. What are your technical interests?
Reducing congestion. On a busy Christmas Eve where I visit millions of homes, I don't have time to sit in traffic!
3. What are your hobbies?
Making children smile -- and adults too sometimes!
a. Favorite Color? Red and Green
b. Favorite Music? Any Christmas song, including but not limited to:
- Santa Claus is Coming to Town
- Here Comes Santa Claus
- Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
- Up on the Rooftop
5. In what capacity how you served KYSITE in the past (Officer, Meeting Organizer, etc).
I've never been an officer, but support all the little boys and girls that work hard to make KYSITE such a great organization.
6. Five Questions:
a. Coke or Pepsi? Coca-Cola (of course)
b. Dogs or Cats? Neither. I prefer Reindeer.
c. Telephone or Email? Letters to Santa
d. Pen or Pencil? Pencil (Ink and my suit don't get along)
e. Cats or Cards? CATS! (The Cardinals are on the naughty list)
7. Other Information:
Ho-ho-ho! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!