William Mayeaux, Military Outreach Coordinator - Pacific and OCONUS Region

William Mayeaux

William Mayeaux joined Empire State College in June 2008 as a military outreach coordinator. He provides outreach counseling to Navy and Marine personnel at five military installations in San Diego, Calif. Mayeaux attends education and employment fairs and other community events. As the college's OCONUS region representative, he performs routine outreach services for prospective military-affiliated students in Outside Contiguous United States (OCONUS) Region -- this region includes non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii, off-shore United States territories and possessions, and all foreign countries.

As a 24-year Navy veteran, he has completed multiple deployments to the Middle East and the Pacific Ocean. He possesses a unique insight into naval deployments and the challenges facing military personnel and distance learning. William is a certified training specialist and holds a B.S. in workforce education and development from Southern Illinois University and an M.S. in aeronautical science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. William enjoys photography and woodworking. He is married to Yoshiko Shimomura of Yokohama, Japan. They have two cats, Sergeant Major Nigel Bigglesworth III and Hair Ball.

Contact William Mayeaux:
Cell Phone: 518 491-4686
Phone: 800 847-3000 ext. 2779
-or-  518 587-2100 ext. 2779
Fax: 518 587-5483
Email: William.Mayeaux@esc.edu

William's Schedule:
  • NAB Coronado (NAS North Island): As needed by appointment
  • Naval Base San Diego (32nd Street Naval Station): Every Thursday 0800-1230 
  • Naval Hospital San Diego: As needed by appointment
  • MCAS Miramar: As needed by appointment 
  • MCRD San Diego: As needed by appointment


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