Howard graduated in 1969 with a degree in Geology. He continued his education at the University of Utah where he completed a MS in Geology and Geophysics. He has been employed in the energy industry for 32 years, 30 with Chevron and lives in Park City, UT. While at Western he was a member of the ski team and President of the Class of ’69. Howard has 2 children, Becky and Adam. Howard feels what is important about Western is the strong commitment of the staff to its students. The staff is dedicated to helping each student to be successful. By serving on the board and promoting its goals, Howard can give back to the college that contributed to his success.