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William P. Alfkin Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Alfkin has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the social services industry

    EUREKA, CA, June 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present William P. Alfkin with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Alfkin retired from social services in 2017 with the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services after 20 successful years. He previously spent 30 years as a design drafter in architectural and engineering offices. Having since become a motivational coach for youth development in his area, he uses his expertise in writing and journalism to inspire the next generation and to help them achieve their life goals.

The recipient of a National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Scholarship from California State University, Mr. Alfkin holds a certificate of completion in mechanical-structural drafting from ITC Technical College and six Auto Computer-Aided Design certifications. He also holds an associate's degree from the College of the Redwoods in California.

In 2017, just three days prior to his retirement, he was presented with a Proclamation by the Board of Supervisors for his achievements. He was also named to the Top 100 Professionals by Youth International in 2013 and was named to Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century by Unlocking Human Potential – Youth in 2000.

A longstanding member of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Mr. Alfkin enjoys sightseeing, photograph, writing, reading science fiction and doing motivational work in his down time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, William P. Alfkin has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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