Doc Holub Arthur J. Holub


Dr. Holub is a communications, electronics and computer specialist with over thirty-five years of experience as a teacher, engineer, consultant and maritime radio and electronics officer.  He retired from the U.S. Merchant Marine in 1998.

Since retiring he has taught computers for the Tustin Area Senior Center where he initiated a weekly computer users group of mainly seniors that is called 'Coffee and Computers.'  For a number of years he wrote a biweekly newspaper computer column called "The Doc is In," for the Tustin News.  He has continued to teach a course called Marine Electrical Systems for the Sailing Academy of Orange Coast College.  He is an active amateur radio operator and an avid sailboat sailor on his vessel, SWAN, which is berthed in Long Beach, California.

From 1986 until 1998, he sailed as a maritime radio and electronics officer aboard U.S. flag vessels engaged in international and domestic commerce. His responsibilities on board included the performing of all communications for the vessel to and from shore; the maintenance and repair of shipboard navigation and electronics equipment; and responsibility for the software and hardware of all on board computer systems.

Prior experience includes teaching marine electronics at Orange Coast College, teaching engineering in the graduate Extension School of U.C.L.A. and five years on the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University. In addition he has taught a variety of subjects for the the Tustin Adult School, Saddleback College, California State University at Long Beach and lectured at other California state universities.

He held senior engineering positions for companies where he was engaged in conventional as well as highly classified work for a number of Government agencies. Additionally, he was a consultant to Todd Shipyard Corporation in the development of their proposal to build destroyers for the U.S. Navy where he developed and wrote the shipbuilding management portion of their proposal.

As a consultant to a NYSE listed company, Holub was engaged in merger and acquisition analysis and developed the corporation's first five year plan. He wrote a number of successful business and technical plans and proposals and later was president and chief executive of General Mailing Corporation of America, a direct marketing firm he founded and built into one of the largest and most successful in its market area.

For seven years he was the city of Tustin's appointee to the Orange County Health Planning Council where he served on its' board of directors. For seventeen years he was a member of the Technical Services Reserve Unit of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. He was chairman of the 3000 member Orange County Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, president of the Precision Measurements Association and president of the Southern California section of MASA, an international business organization.

Dr. Holub earned his B.S. (1955), M.S. (1957), and Ph.D. (1960) degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a member of a number of engineering, physics and research honor societies. He has published in various areas of engineering and has been a speaker and instructor in numerous areas of business, management, computers and engineering.

He and his wife Rosalie were married in Bloomington, Illinois in 1955. They have three grown children and have been residents of Tustin since 1960.

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