Northern California Aviation History


Date Thursday July 22nd 2004
Time 4:00-5:00pm
Venue George E. Pake Auditorium

PARC Forum

This talk will be comprised of a brief history and evolution of this landmark California venue, highlighted by a recently produced promotional video. The presentation will span approximately on-half hour, with additional time for question and answer period at our discretion.


Bob Michael

  • Museum Volunteer
  • Member of the Hiller Aviation Institute's Exhibits and Marketing Committees
  • Registered Professional Engineer in California
  • Was employed as a Design Specialist at Hiller Aircraft Corporation, Palo Alto from the mid 150's—mid 1960's and "doubled" in public relations activities.
  • 29 years as Research Specialist with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Division in Sunnyvale
  • US Marine Corps veteran
  • has taught courses in the General & Computer Sciences Engineering Department of San Jose State University

Alan Waufle

  • President & CEO
  • Hiller Aviation Institute & Museum
  • Since October 2002
  • Grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Education: A.B. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 1973; M.A. Duke University, Durham, NC 1976
  • Gaston County Museum of Art & History, Initial Director 1976—1995
  • High Point Area Arts Council, High Point, NC Executive Director 1998-2002
  • Rotarian since 1977, Paul Harris Fellow, San Carlos Rotary Club
  • Board of Directors, San Carlos Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Governor, American Decorative Arts Forum
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Grants panelist for Institute of Museum & Library Services
  • Site Committee, American Association of Museums Accreditation Program
  • American Association of Museums Field Consultant for museum assessments focusing on planning, marketing, and programs
  • Live in Belmont
  • Avid gardener, gourmet cook, now spending free time traveling to see my new home state

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