Joseph Edward Wasiak
Executive, former military officer
Born New York City, U.S.; son of Joseph and Aldona (Palubin); married Jeanne (Midgette); children: Joseph E., Jr., Douglas P., Mark T., Michael P., Mary E., Margaret I., Kathryn T.
Education: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), U.S. Military Academy, West Point (NY), 1952; Master of Science (M.S.), University of Arizona, Tucson, 1962; Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth (KS), 1967; National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington (DC), 1970.
Career: officer, U.S. Army, 1952-77; nuclear engineer, 1977-79, manager, Resource Development & Contracts, 1979-81, manager, Employee Services, 1981-84, assistant vice president, Energy Resources & Development, 1984-85, vice president, 1985-87, senior vice president, 1987-89, Power and Supply, El Paso Electric Company (TX); Retired.
Member: American Nuclear Society, 1960-62; American Society of Quality Control, 1962-66; Rotary Club, 1974-76; Military Order of World Wars, 1983-90; Sierra CIub, 1985-94; Western System Coordinating Council, 1988-89; board member, Junior Achievement, 1988.
Honors: Silver Star, Legion of Merit with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Valor, Vietnamese Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, President Unit Citation, and 9 other air medals, U.S. Army.
Served with: U.S. Army, 2nd Iieutenant to colonel, 1952-77.
Affiliation: Republican. Roman Catholic.
Languages: English, German.
Home: 6425 Aden Lane, Austin, TX 78739.
From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.