The Collaborative Inc. (2008-present)
[Formerly Community Services Collaborative—CSC (1986-1992)]
The job description of Office Manager and Publications Manager is the same in 2009 as it was during my first six years at CSC (1986-1992) with one important exception: The deliverables of the 21st Century are digital. Regardless, the priority work remains running the office smoothly and providing a broad base of support to the professional staff, which has been working in the field of historic preservation and conservation since 1974. Publication production includes proposals, reports, brochures, books, press releases, web site development and maintenance, and marketing materials as well as general administrative support.
Institute for Business Forecasting (2005-Present)
Editor of business collateral materials, certification examinations,
biographical sketches, and workshop abstracts
Journal of Business Forecasting: Publishing production, including editing, design, and typesetting
Society for Economic Botany (1999-Present)
Boulder (Colorado), California State University (Fullerton, CA), and St. Louis (Missouri)
Biannual Newsletter Design and Printer Liaison, spring and fall issues 1999-2009
Economic Botany: Copy editing on an article-by-article basis and indexing annually
International Research Center for Energy and Economic Development (1993-Present)
Production Manager and Associate Editor
The Journal of Energy and Development:
Publishing projects include typesetting manuscripts, research papers,
and book reviews. Co-editing responsibilities include correction for
journal style and editing for spelling, grammar, consistency, accuracy
of citations, proofreading, and page design.
Occasional Paper Series:
Prepare and co-edit white papers for publication. Specific
publishing project duties are the same as those for the Journal.
Private Publishing Ventures
My Stories, Hertha Flack, Non-Fiction (2006-present)
Meditation & Light Visions: A Neurological Analysis, Philip T. Nicholson, Non-Fiction (2009)
Love and Grow Rich, Tim S. Paulson, Non-Fiction (2008)
Memoir, Little Spirit, Non-Fiction (2007)
Ph.D. Thesis, Sangtaek Kim, Optics, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Colorado at Boulder (2007)
Ph.D. Dissertation, Kevin Kyuhong Choi, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder (2007)
The Prince, Larry Wieczorek, Science Fiction Novel (2006)
The Copper Chronicles, Calem MacAlister, Novel (2005)
College Application Essays (2004-Present)
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Boulder Community Hospital (1992-1993)
Secretary/Scheduler, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
Coordinated and tracked prescribed rehabilitation schedules of brain-injured patients
with medical/therapeutic staff.
Resource Systems Management (1992)
to the marketing, planning, and product development branch of this
computer information service company included coordination of and work
on technical documentation and proposal production.
Community Services Collaborative (1986-1992)
included proposals, reports, brochures, books, press releases, and
marketing materials as well as general administrative support to the
professional staff. Because one field of emphasis in this firm is
historic preservation, my chemical mortar analysis skills were
developed and used.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts in psychology, 1974
Continuing education classes in editing, business communications, software
applications, etc., at Boulder Valley School District's Vocational
Training Center, University of Colorado's Continuing Education
Department, and Front Range Community College.
Summary of Qualifications and Skills
Research, Content organization, Writing and editing, Graphic
production, Document layout, Proofreading, Desktop publishing,
Publisher liaison, Delivery, Technical support
MS Word (Mac and PC), WordPerfect (Mac and PC), InDesign (Mac and PC), Acrobat
Professional (Mac and PC), Illustrator (Mac and PC), PhotoShop (Mac and PC), PowerPoint (Mac and PC), Excel (Mac and PC), LaTex
References and examples of work are available upon request.