Bill Glen Roberts was presented with a John Stemmons Service Award by the Dallas Fire Department in 1979.
CANTON, NC, April 01, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Bill Glen Roberts with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Roberts 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. Roberts is a former protective services official who spent the first 25 years of his career with the Dallas Fire Department. Climbing the ranks from lieutenant to captain, division fire chief and assistant chief, he later served for 11 years with the Austin Fire Department in Texas as the fire chief before retiring in 1994. During his public service career, Mr. Roberts worked as an adjunct faculty member at the National Fire Academy from 1981 to 1986.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Roberts was the owner of Personnel Testing Laboratory in Dallas. He additionally found success in real estate, with sales for intercommunications equipment, as a field tech for IBM Corporation and as consultant for such organizations as the University of Tennessee, Georgia Institute of Technology and Rand Corporation. Furthermore, he is a longtime member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the American Heart Association, the Texas Association of Realtors and the Rotary Club of Asheville. Mr. Roberts was previously affiliated with the North Texas Council of Governments as a member and the regional emergency service advisory council member as well as the Foundation for Fire Safety as a member of the technical board of directors.
Locally involved, Mr. Roberts served as a committee chairman of the Dallas Jaycees, a task force member for the American Heart Association and a capitol area council member for the Boy Scouts of America. He was also a member of the board of directors for Brackenridge Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Austin and the Austin Pensions Board. Having contributed articles to various periodicals, Mr. Roberts was the author of "EMS Dallas" in 1978 and the co-author of "Anesthesia for Surgery Trauma" in 1976 and "EMS Measures to Improve Care" in 1980.
Pursuing coursework at Southern Methodist University in 1968 and North Texas State University in 1974, Mr. Roberts graduated from a paramedic course at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1974. He then completed the executive program for fire service at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University in 1978 and the fire office program at the National Fire Academy in 1989. During this time, Mr. Roberts earned an Associate degree at El Centro Junior College in 1980.
Mr. Roberts was presented with a John Stemmons Service Award by the Dallas Fire Department in 1979. He has been showcased in every edition of Who's Who in America since 1990, as well as several dozen editions of Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in the South and Southwest and Who's Who in the World. Likewise, Mr. Roberts accepted a scholarship from the International Association of Fire Chiefs in 1967.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Bill Glen Roberts has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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