UNK Department of Industrial Technology, 308.865.8287
Dr. Richard Meznarich of the University of Nebraska at Kearney industrial distribution program has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Electronics Distribution Association Education Foundation.
Dr. Meznarich brings experience in both education and private industry to the position. At UNK, he teaches in the areas of electricity, electronics and industrial management. In addition to his academic background, Dr. Meznarich has held upper level management positions in the private sector.
The industrial distribution program at the UNK, one of the largest in the nation, is an accredited bachelor of science degree program. Dr. Don Envick, a professor in the industrial distribution program, said, “The prestige of the business and technology program can be attributed to exceptional talents and communication skills that Dr. Meznarich brings to UNK.”
The industrial distribution program prepares students for careers as technical sales representatives or as operations managers in occupational categories that require persons with technical aptitudes, technical sales ability, and social and entrepreneurial behaviors.
Dr. Meznarich will serve a three-year term as the faculty representative on the board.