3206 Twilight Trail, Austin, TX 98748


MSIS Student 2009-presently enrolled
University of Texas at Austin, School of Information

Ph.D. Student and candidate, 2000-2009
University of Texas at Austin, School of Information
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Diploma, Advanced Management Program, 1991
National Defense University, Washington DC, Information Resource Management College

Diploma, Seminar Program, 1990
United States Air University, Air War College

Information Systems Fellowship Program, 1989
United States Air Force, Information Systems Career Program

Master of Business Administration, 1973
New York Institute of Technology
Graduated with distinction

Diploma, Systems Engineering Course, 1973
United States Army Signal School
Graduated with distinction

Master of Arts in Public Administration, 1972
University of Oklahoma, Department of Political Science

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, 1963
Northwestern University, Technological Institute

Published papers


Drumtra, D. W. (1972). "Is Your Span of Control Right for You?" Supervisory Management, August 1972, pp. 16-24.

McKee, W. F. (1983). & Drumtra, D. W. "Evolution of DoD Transmission and Systems Control Toward World Wide Digital Systems Architecture," Proceedings of the MILCOM '83, Military Communications Conference, 1983, Washington DC. Washington, DC:IEEE Press, Section O, pp 1-5.

Selected Unpublished papers

Department of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency, Oklahoma City Area Command. (1998). DISA Western Hemisphere Concept of Operations, Draft. Oklahoma City OK: Author, 65 pages.

Drumtra, D. W. (1971). Span of Control in Public Administration - A Research Paper Submitted to the Graduate Faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Arts in Public Administration. Norman OK: University of Oklahoma, 114 pages.

Drumtra, D. W. (1989). Data Base Normalization, Information System Career Program, Fellowship Program. Belleville IL: Department of the Air Force, 29 pages.

Drumtra, D. W. (1971). Technical and Office Protocols - A Comparison with Government Office Systems Profile, Information System Career Program, Fellowship Program. Belleville, IL: Department of the Air Force, 21 pages.

Drumtra, D. W. (1971). Communications and Computer Systems Operational Test and Evaluation, History - A research Report Submitted to the Faculty in Fulfillment of the Volumes I and II, Option Two. Montgomery, AL: Air War College, Air University, Air War College, 144 pages.

The First United Methodist Church, Warner Robins, GA. (1999). The Capital Fund Program - History and Project Descriptions. Warner Robins, GA: Author, 29 pages.

Current Professional Organization Membership

Air Force Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA)
     Life Member, Past Chapter President

American Library Association (ALA)

American Mensa, Ltd. Life Member. Past Chapter Officer

American Society of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

Association of Record Managers and Administrators (ARMA)

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Life Member
    Communications Society
    Computer Society
    Power Engineering Society (Central Texas Chapter Webmaster 2004-2007), (Austin Chapter Officer 2008, Treasurer 2009-present)
        (San Antonio Chapter Webmaster 2007-present), (Dallas Chapter Webmaster 2007)

Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Student Association of the School of Information

Texas Library Association (TLA)

University of Texas Service

Presidential Committees
    Commission 125 - Libraries, Museums, and Information Technology Resources Support Committee, 2002-2004
    Faculty and Students Leadership Board of Regents Agenda Review Committee, 2003-2004
    Graduate Student Workers Benefits Committee, 2003-2004
    President's Student Advisory Committee, 2003-2004
    Tuition Policy Advisory Committee, 2003-2004

Committees of the General Faculty
    Faculty Council, 2003-2004
    Library Committee, 2001-2004
        Electronic Resources Subcommittee, 2002
        Electronic Dissertations Subcommittee, 2003
    Parking and Traffic Policy Committee, 2002-2003

Graduate Assembly, 2003-2004
    Administrative Committee, 2003-2004

Student Governance Coordinating Council, 2003-2004

Graduate Student Assembly, 2000-2005
    Co-Chair, 2003-2004
    Webmaster, Electronic Resource Coordinator, 2001-2003
    Representative of the School of Information students, 2000-2001, 2004-2005.
    Executive Committee, 2001-2004
    Finance Committee 2003-2004

General Libraries, Student Library Council, 2003-2004

School of Information
    Ph.D. Webmaster, 2002-2008
    Doctoral Studies Committee, 2004-2005  
    Curriculum Committee, 2001-2003
    Undergraduate Program Committee, 2000-2001

Selected Experience

University of Texas at Austin
   Teaching Assistant, 2000-2006, in organization, retrieval, cataloging, and research methods.

First United Methodist Church, Inc. Warner Robins, Georgia
   Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer, 1999.

Defense Information Systems Agency, Warner Robins, Georgia
   Chief Information Officer and Senior Strategic Planner, Oklahoma Area Command, 1998.
   Director, Defense Megacenter Warner Robins, 1993-1998.

Defense Communications Agency, Vahingen Germany, 1978-1979.
Chief of Database Management.

Department of the Air Force
   Assistant Director of Engineering, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1974-1975.
   Team Leader, Project Scope Creek, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1968-1969.

Selected Awards

American Mensa, Ltd., National Chairman's Service Award for superior service, 2007.

Phi Kappa Phi honor society, 2002.

University of Texas, Office of Graduate Studies, Award for Services for Students with Disabilities, 2001.

U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency, Exceptional Civilian Service Award, 1999.

Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association, Meritorious Service Award, 1984.

Association of the Army, Award for Achievement, 1973.

U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, 1975, 1969.

U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 1972.




Last update: 2009 September 11