Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Meet Our Staff: Chris Grantham

Chris Grantham
End User Support Specialist
Dick Smith Library – Upper Level – room 250

Chris joined the staff in July 2008 as a computer technician tasked with maintaining the hardware and software on over 200 public and staff PCs and laptops in the Dick Smith Library.

He retired from the Air Force in 2004 with 20 years of service in administrative and computer support with assignments in Europe (Germany & Italy) as well as numerous locations in Arizona and Texas. In his last assignment in San Antonio supporting the Air Force Recruiting Service, he provided technical support to recruiters across 110,000 square miles of South Texas and was responsible for transitioning them from dial-up networks to high-speed broadband networks.

An avid outdoors man, he enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing (both water and snow). Having taken up cycling with in Italy, he was the participated in the “Hotter than Hell” event twice and has taken part in a number of the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MS150 events (Houston to Austin, Houston to Galveston, and San Antonio to Corpus Christi). He is also a certified scuba diver. When not outside, he enjoys reading science fiction and military novels.

[For the next few weeks, new Library staff members will be introduced here on Wednesdays.]

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