Dan E. Myers passion for photography started at an early age, and it was an elective class running the projectors that solidified his love of the audio visual and motion picture fields. With this love, he nurtured a career spanning four decades in producing, directing and operating various media. Prior to retiring in 2011, Mr. Myers worked as the studio producer and director for the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Prior to accepting this role, he started as a media center operator at the institution in 1969. For Mr. Myers, his time at the University of New Mexico began during his undergraduate years. He first earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and continued at the institution to receive a Master of Science in electronics technology. In addition to these positions, he has been a missionary with the Church of Jesus of Latter Day Saints. He is also a co-creator of the Genetics Learning System.
To stay abreast of industry trends and technology development, Mr. Myers maintained professional affiliation with the National Association of Audio-Visual and the National Association of Broadcasters. He attributes his success to his faith, and recalls a mantra his mother would inspire him with since he was a child, “Pray like everything depends on God, and work like everything depends on you.” In 1981, Mr. Myers received the Gold Award from Pediatric Medicine due to his work with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. With this accolade, and others, his considers the highest achievement of his life to be his marriage to his wife Donna for more than five decades.