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James J. Sherin

Occupation: Instructor & Former Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer
Born: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

BS, Mathematics, Minor in History and Engineering, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA (1962)
Coursework, Master’s Degree, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Part-time Instructor, Mathematics, IT Courses/Engineering, Networking, University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, PA (2006-Present)
UNIX Systems Administrator, UPMC Health Systems (1997-2003)
Systems Administrator, Thrift Drug, Inc. (1996-1997)
Various Roles, System Programmer, Business Programming, Scientific Programming, User Consultant, Manager, Project Leader, Westinghouse Electric Corporation (1982-1996)
Pre-sales Analyst, Cray Research, Inc. (1980-1982)
On-site Analyst and Analyst-in-charge, Control Data Corporation (1967-1980)
Teacher of Mathematics and Drafting, Rochester Area School District, PA (1962-1964)
Former Teacher, Local Community College; Former Teacher, High School, (2 Years)
Former Contractor, Government, Dayton, Ohio; Systems Analyst

Volunteer, Scoutmaster, Two Tours, Boy Scouts of America (5 Years); Volunteer, Raffles, Church (4-5 Years); Scout Leader, Boy Scouts of America (35 Years)

Mr. Sherin’s greatest career achievement to date would be trying to be a good example for others. For instance, he was a Scout Leader for thirty-some years, which involved a lot of teaching and mentoring. It is the reward of being able to help others, spend time with people, and seeing them grow and get better at whatever they are doing. In fact, sometimes that is more rewarding than a monetary reward, or any other financial aspect like getting rich.

Recipient, Wood Badge, Boy Scouts of America; Recipient, Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts of America; Honoree, Emblems Counselor, Boy Scouts of America

Member, RCIA (15 Years)


Widowed: Catherine (1963-2020)
Children: James; Michael; Gregory
Four Grandchildren
Two Great-Grandchildren

Reading; Spending time with children and grandchildren

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