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WALTER H. BOYES, JR.

837 Suncrest Drive

Aurora, IL 60506

630-801-0751

   e-mail : wboyes@ix.netcom.com

 

Current Activities

-Editor in Chief, CONTROL magazine, Putman Media, Itasca IL

 

-Principal, Spitzer and Boyes, LLC

 

Previous Experience

1993-2001: Director, ISA Online.

 

1998-2003: Contributing Editor, Industrial Marketing Practitioner.

 

1999-2003: Contributing Editor, Flow Control Magazine. 

 

1995-2000: Director of Marketing and Sales, SeaMetrics Inc., Kent, WA

1993: R&D100 Award, shared with 4 other design team members

 

1991-1994: Regional Sales Manager, TN Technologies, Inc., Round Rock, TX (division of Thermo Instrument Systems, a ThermoElectron Company)

 

1989-1991: Product Marketing Manager-- Municipal/Manning Products, TN

Technologies, Inc., Round Rock, TX  (a Baker-Hughes company)

 

1988-1989: Market Manager/Manning Products Group, Texas Nuclear

          Division, Ramsey Technologies, Inc., Austin, TX

 

1985-1988: Regional Sales Manager, Texas Nuclear Division, Ramsey

          Engineering Corporation, Austin, Texas

 

1984-1985: Sales Manager, Montedoro-Whitney Corporation

                            San Luis Obispo, California

 

1982-1984: PRESIDENT, W. H. BOYES & CO., INC., SAN JOSE, CA

 

1978-1982: MANAGING GENERAL PARTNER, W. H. BOYES & CO.

 

1976-1978: SALES ENGINEER, BOYES MUNICIPAL SALES

 

1974-1976: ADVERTISING DIRECTOR, WILWARDCO, INC.

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1974, B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz,

                Theater Arts (Technical Theater/Television)

1980, California State Limited Service Junior College

                Teaching Credential: Ecology and Theater Arts

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1993-2003: Member of the Publications Department, ISA (Vice President, 2001-2)

1999-2005: President and Director, CorgiAid Inc. a non-profit foundation devoted to the furtherance of rescue activities for Welsh Corgi dogs and corgi mixes.

1989-1990: Director, Meadows at Chandler Creek Municipal Utility District, Round Rock, Texas

1980-1985: Special Olympics of California

 

 

PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS

1979, 3-part article "Chlorination Safety" in CWPCA "Bulletin"

 

1980, marketing report "UV Disinfection" for Mr. Wm. Seeger and Kennedy Engineers (now Kennedy Jenks Chilton)  This report was a pre-acquisition analysis of a manufacturer of UV Disinfection equipment, covering both marketing and financial analyses.

 

1981-2, Chairman, Northern California Joint Instrumentation Conference (ISA/WPCF/AWWA JOINT SPONSORSHIP)  Planned, and chaired, a conference for 800 students including 64 concurrent class sessions, each worth 0.5 semester hours or 1 CEU

 

1983, Sales/Marketing Plan for proposed telemetry system

               manufacturer start-up; participated in creating the Business Plan

 

1982-1985, Principal Editor: Chlorination/Dechlorination

                     Section of Revised WPCF MOP "Disinfection of

                     Wastewater"

 

1985, Article: "Insertion Flow Monitoring" in Pollution Equipment

                         News (April Issue)

 

1986, Article: "Future of Nuclear Density Gauging" in Measurement

                         and Control, October 1986

 

1987, Book:    "The No-Nonsense Guide to Doppler Flow Meter

                     Applications", Texas Nuclear Corp. Austin Tx.

 

1988, Paper, "Three Innovative Nuclear Gauging Applications"

                       presented at ISA-SEACON, Richmond, VA

 

1989, Article: "Opinion: Trends in Density Measurement" in

                       Measurement & Control, October 1989

 

1990, Article: "The How's and Why's of Industrial Effluent Sampling"  in Pollution Equipment                                                                                       News, August 1990

 

1991, Paper: "Advances in Flow Metering Technology"  WPCF Conference, Toronto, October 1991, with Hunter, R. E., and Natarajan, M.

 

1992, Tutorial,  "How to Build and Sell Better Mousetraps-- A Primer for Technical Professionals" conducted under the auspices of Instrument Society of America, Houston Conference, October 1992

 

1993, Paper, "Practical Uses of Non-Contacting Density Instrumentation" ISA Conference, Chicago, IL, September 1993

 

1993, Recipient, jointly with 4 other team members, of R&D100 Award for creation of innovative flow measurement system.  R&D100 Award is given annually by R&D Magazine to honor the 100 most innovative and creative products released during the year.

 

1994, co-author of article, "Noninvasive Sensing: Microwave Level and Guided Microwave Spectrometry" for Chemical Engineering Magazine June 1994 issue.

 

1994, encyclopedia entry, Density, published in the Chemical Engineering Encyclopedia of Instrumentation

 

1994, Tutorial and Paper, "Its Not Rocket Science: Managing Representatives in the 1990's and Beyond", ISA/94 Anaheim, October 1994.

 

1995, Tutorial and Paper,”It’s Not Rocket Science II” , ISA/95 Houston

 

1996: Plenary Session Developer: “Marketing on the Internet” for ISA/96 Chicago.

 

1997-2002t: Contributing Editor, “Industrial Marketing Practitioner” magazine

 

1996-1999: Vice-Chair  (Now Chair) Keynote and Plenary Sessions Committee, ISA/TechExpo Steering Committee, responsible for securing Keynote and Plenary speakers for ISATech/97 and Expo/98 and Tech/99 and Expo/2000.

 

1998: expert witness in The Cannonbear Group v. TN Technologies, ThermoElectron, et. al.

1998: paper, “Creation of an Instrumentation Company Website” for ISA Expo98 Houston

1998: panel discussion developer: “Ecommerce for Instrumentation Companies” for ISA Expo98

1998: Instructor, Toronto-In-Control, October 28, 1998

1998-2002: Editor, The Instrumentation Reference Book, 3rd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann publishers

2001: Co-author, with Shari L. S. Worthington, E-Business in Manufacturing ISA Press

2001, 2005: “A Witch to Live” in Ring of Fire, published by Baen Books

 

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