CURRICULUM VITAE
of
David Seltzer
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • A retired Electronics Engineer with the Department of Defense. Performed research and development in the interoperability of Command-and-Control(C2), sensor and weapon systems for the US Army, Joint US Services and Intelligence Agencies, Joint Chiefs of Staff, allied and coalition nations. Systems included the M1A2 Abrams Tank, AWACCS Aircraft and integrated Command and Control systems for US forces in the US and Europe, the National Command Systems for Korea and the Czech Republic. This system was also deployed by General Schwarzkopf in Desert Storm.

  • Architect of President Bush(41)'s technology plan for the war on drugs as called for in Section 6163 of Public Law-100-690. This plan created the Counter-Drug Technology Assessment Center(CTAC) within the Office of National Drug Control Policy(ONDCP). CTAC is still funded and operational today.

  • Standardized the lower echelon tactical radio communications protocol for the US Army, Joint US Services, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and NATO.

  • Coordinator and Project Manager on international cooperative efforts with United States and Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Korea, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

  • Architect of the first integrated Multi Mission Area Sensor system(MMAS), and the first national evaluation exercise of an automated and fully integrated Armored Brigade. The Chief of Staff of the Army stated, "Dave, Your work is so significant it will be the catalyst for positive changes in our Army."

  • Created the world's first automated mapping system for the Air Force's B-52 JOG charts in 1969.

  • The author of numerous studies, documents and manuals used by the US Army, Joint Chief of Staff, and NATO.

COMMUNITY SERVICE
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) licensed and practicing in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

  • Technical director and advisor to the Northeast High School, Magnet School for the "Space Research Center (SPARC)" Program

  • Chairman of the Westgate CERT Committee of Indian Spring, Florida

  • Incident Commander of the Westgate CERT Incident Command Post

  • CERT point of contact for the Westgate community to the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center

  • Certified Emergency Communicator (EmComm Operator) with the Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management

  • Network Manager and Assistant Emergency Coordinator for the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for southern Palm Beach County

PERSONAL
  • Married, a father of three and grandfather of four

  • A year-round resident of Palm Beach County Florida

  • A 32nd degree Mason and Shriner

  • MBA from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania and has taken doctoral courses at Princeton University and George Mason University.