After graduating from University of Oklahoma, Ardie worked at engineering consultant and contractor jobs, yet was unsure of what he wanted to do. In the meantime, he decided to work at UC Davis for a few months until he figured it out. More than two decades later, Ardie is still here and soon to be retiring from his position as the director of engineering and campus engineer, a testament to how much he’s loved working here.
Bill Varley, Electrical Inspector and Sr. Construction Administrator, is retiring after 20 years. His career in the electrical industry spans 50 years, beginning in high school when he worked in electrical supply stores.