Deborah Bennett Anderson
Deborah has been appointed to the McCurdy Board of Trustees as the representative for the United Methodist Women.
was born in Louisiana in 1948, and in 1960 the Air Force transferred her
father and the family to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.
She graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1967, became a draftsman and worked for UPS to earn money for college.
After several years of coop education, Deborah graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1978 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Deborah moved to Northern New Mexico when she started her "career" with Los Alamos National Laboratory.
She participated and led a broad diversity of projects, and was stationed twice in Washington DC working with the Department of Energy.
She spent three years as a group leader for technical staff evaluating nuclear designs and systems, and later became the group leader for technical staff responsible for fabricating, assessing and dispositioning nuclear materials for almost 7 years.
The diversity and complexity in her
career have strengthened Deborah's skills in strategic assessments, systems evaluation, decision making, priority setting and communication, but most important of all is the desire to interact with, learn from and strengthen the people around her
Deborah is a member of Valley View United Methodist Church where she is on the Administrative Council, Finance and Worship committees, and tries to sing in the church choir.
has lived in numerous locations in the Espanola Valley, but the permanent residence is in La Puebla with her
husband Roger and an animal menagerie of llamas, dogs, cats, birds and fish.
email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recently retired from Los Alamos after 30 years, Deborah is eager to take on new challenges and grow in her life, the church and community, as well as continue in her technical passions.