2021 Symposium Speaker Bio - Travis Whipple

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2021 Symposium Speaker Bio - Travis Whipple

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From 1993 to 1995, Travis Whipple served as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the former Soviet city of Kiev, Ukraine, shortly after the "Iron Curtain" came down in late 1991. He enlisted while still in High school and served in the Army Reserves prior to his mission as a Medical Logistician followed by the Utah Army National Guard as a Russian Interrogator. He was deployed in ’03 with Operation Iraq Freedom, where he served in the Iraqi Survey Group, digital media processing center. In October of 2009 he founded a Tea Party in Boulder Colorado and has served as a Precinct Community Person, county Vice-chairman, and State delegate for the Republican party in Colorado and Idaho. He is currently a member of Freedom First Society. He is active in home-schooling especially in teaching Early American History and the U.S. Constitution and has taught community Adult classes on the subject. He considers himself an amateur historian. Travis is a graduate from Utah State University with a Bachelors of Art in Computer Science. He currently works as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach for the U.S. Navy facilitating engineers to implement industry best practice in building digital ship models to provide insight into fleet readiness. He is a Husband, father of 7, and patriot.