Inspire Board President
(Term November 2014 - November 2016)
Dale Word is a Computer Engineering Professional and Associate Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at CSU, Chico. After spending 17 years as an Embedded Systems Developer, Manager and Consultant, he joined the faculty at CSU, Chico in 2002. He received a Bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego, and a Master’s degree from CSU, Chico, both in Computer Science. He lives in Chico with his wife of 27 years, Whitney Dixon, their youngest son Parker and their foster son Trevor. Whenever time permits, he enjoys backpacking through the high windy passes of the Sierras.