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Jess Dowdy

2013 National Executive Board Election Candidate for Treasurer 

Jess T. Dowdy

Department of Engineering and Physics
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX 79699
jess.dowdy@acu.edu

Education

B.S. Engineering Physics, Abilene Christian University
M.S. Chemistry (Chemical Physics), Washington State University
Ed.D. Supervision, Curriculum, and Instruction, Science Education Emphasis, Texas A&M University - Commerce

Teaching Experience 
  • Assistant Department Chair of Engineering and Physics - Abilene Christian University (2010-Present)
  • Professor of Physics and Chemistry and Chair - Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC)(1993-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor of Physics Texas A&M - Commerce University, Commerce, TX (2010- 2012) 
  • Assistant Professor of Physics - Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX (1990-1993)

National AAPT Activities

Committee on Professional Concerns (January 2012 – Present)

Texas Section of AAPT Activities

Presidential Chain – Vice President (2013)

Other Professional Activities
Texas Community College Teachers Association 
Obtained Charter and acted as Sole advisor for SPS as a student organization at NTCC (1993-2010)
Member APS

Commentary

One reason to consider me as your treasurer revolves around my understanding of financial situations.  I have successfully managed budgets and endowments for the past 20 years.  I have been involved in the financial operations of small businesses for nearly 30 years. I am quite comfortable with the language of most business environments, which should easily translate into the financial requirements needed by our association.