Jim Needham is Dean for the Department of Community Outreach at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. His primary interest is in environmental education and outreach programs.
Before coming to A&M-Corpus Christi in 1994, Jim served for four years as a Program Coordinator in the Occupational and Environmental Safety Division of the Texas Engineering Extension Service. Previous experience includes 13 years in commercial, industrial, and power construction, primarily in project management/project engineering capacities. He is a Certified Environmental Trainer and a Certified Safety Professional. His education consists of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Construction Management and a Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture from Texas A&M University.