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Denvy Saxowsky

BA Jamestown College, 1966 Mathematics
Graduate studies at University of Wyoming, 1967 Mathematics
Graduate studies at University of Michigan, 1971 Mathematics & Hydrology
MS Western Oregon University, 2000 Education: Information Technology


Professional: Mathematician with US Geological Survey - Water Resources Division serving as Chief of Administrative and Computer Sections - 1967-1977; self-employed toymaker - 1977-1992; conducted workshops in public schools introducing the first Apple computers; Director of Student Activities at Jamestown College - 1992-1995; NTT instructor of mathematics and information technology at Chemeketa Community College and Western Oregon University - 1996-present

Background: Community activist in Alaska, awarded Volunteer of the Year for the State of Alaska in 1985; involved in the foundation of the Trapper Creek Community Council, library, fire department, arts council, ambulance service, medical clinic, Methodist Fellowship; as member and chair of the Borough Planning Commission and Board of Appeals.

Personal: Son of farmer in North Dakota, husband of Gail, father of four including three adopted, grandfather of five, honorary father of many, homesteader in Alaska, resident of a rural farm in Oregon coastal range; spends time working young people in the church, leading mission trips and sponsoring youth organizations; enjoys international and domestic travel, gardening, woodworking and creating puzzles and websites.

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