Title: Security Supervisor.
Duties: Supervising 12 security officers
on the day shift, including scheduling posts and assignments,
processing time sheets, posting orders, processing access
cards, and acting as the point person for scientists on behalf
of supervisors of other shifts.
Favorite Parts of Job: "Giving people the opportunity
to work, especially temporary help. Also, being a leaderit's
a learning experience!"
Started at TSRI: 1996
Background: Latham was born and raised in San Diego,
and worked in security and as an emergency medical technician
before coming to TSRI.
Thoughts on TSRI: "It's a great place to work. People
here have a good attitude and they take pride in what they
do. That makes it fun."
Family Life: Wife, seven-year-old daughter, and another
baby born Wednesday, June 25, 2003. [Congratulations!]
Extracurriculars: Member of the Adrian Empire Renaissance
Re-Creation Society and head of the group's San Diego Shakespearean
comedy group, the Hemlock Society. As part of this group,
Latham has acted in a number of plays and has written and
produced a comedy based on Macbeth. Other Adrian Empire
activities include camping in Renaissance gear and recreating
Latham is also production manager for the San Diego Ballet
Conservatory, in whose shows his daughter performs.
TSRI Extracurriculars: Latham joined the Picnic Committee
this year and contributed this year's theme, the Renaissance.
"I joined [the Picnic Committee] because there was a need
for better communication among the picnic organizers and Security,
but it's been a lot of fun." Members of Latham's Adrian Empire
group will add color at this year's picnic, exhibiting live
steel combat in full armor, providing marshals, bows, and
arrows for an archery activity, and mingling among the crowd
in full costume. Look for Latham dressed as Sir Wilhelm -the
Security Supervisor Bill Latham supervises
the day shift. Photo by BioMedical Graphics.