William R. "Bill" Altimus
WHAT I DO NOW: Bossier Parish Police Jury- Parish Administrator
MY WORK/JOB CONSISTS OF: As Administrator, I run the day-to-day operations of the Bossier Parish Police Jury. My bosses are the 12 Police Jurors. I am responsible for the 300+ employees inder them.
HOW I GOT TO LSUS (OR WHY I CHOSE LSUS): I went to BPCC for my first year and then transferred to LSUS. I wanted a 4-year degree and LSUS was in town.
FOND MEMORIES OF LSUS: My first year was the first year of the business building. There were not a lot of buildings as far as a "campus" was concerned.
LSUS FACULTY WHO HELPED ME: Dr. Marsala, who was Dean, also Dr. Lake, Dr. Speairs, and Dr. Matlock
HOW LSUS HELPED ME SUCCEED: LSUS provided me with a great education that provided a great basis for my career path.
ADVICE TO COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS: Study hard. What you do in school will follow you everywhere.
ADVICE TO SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO ENTER MY FIELD: Finance and business education is used daily.
TIPS ON CHOSING A MAJOR: Find something you enjoy and can make some money at. Money is good.
MY TOUGHEST PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGE: Keeping in mind that when one door closes, another opens.
MY TOUGHEST PERSONAL CHALLENGE: Continuing to learn. We must make time to do so.
SUCCESSES IN MY LIFE: President of Norwela Council, Boy Scouts
I'VE LEARNED THIS FROM LIFE: Treat everyone well and with respect; it all comes back to you.
WHAT I'D BE DOING IF I HAD ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD: Traveling