Resumé

OBJECTIVE
As a director, manager and producer, my objective has been to absorb new technology to communicate ideas and organize different kinds of people – technicals and creatives from various backgrounds – toward shared goals. I have sought to travel and help people of different cultures to understand one another by these methods.

EXPERIENCE
2005-present, Director of FFPT Press, SF Bay Area, CA
Produce original work for institutions, small businesses, private collectors and the Internet; from 2005-07, established production facility in India for collaborations between Indian, American and European artists; documented projects; managed staff of 14

2003-2005, News Director/Executive Producer of Elections Coverage, KPFK 90.7fm, Los Angeles
Senior Management position responsible for the news department of the largest independent FM signal in the USA; taught staff and volunteers to report, write and produce news; produced and directed local, state and national elections coverage; reported live from Los Angeles, New York, Israel, Palestine and Jordan; personally raised more than $200,000 in contributions on-air; reported, anchored and hosted for local, statewide and national special events coverage; managed entire station on rotation and a daily staff of 15  – 20

1998-2002, Project Manager, Curator and Producer, Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brooklyn, NY
Produced art, exhibitions, installations, video, audio and other projects for collaboratively-run non-profit dealing in limited edition fine art books; represented and sold work at galleries, museums and educational institutions across the United States; wrote grant proposals and worked to raise funds

1997-99, Project Manager, The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
Managed installation and conversion of University-wide development/alumni database, trained office of 15 employees in Raiser’s Edge for Windows on an Oracle platform and supervising installation of hardware and software

1996-2006, Project Manager, artist Rigo 23, San Francisco, CA/worldwide
Coordinator for mixed media artist working in large formats; managed staff and liaised with arts and cultural institutions in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area, and in Sweden, the U.K., Taiwan, Portugal and India

1994-95, Database Specialist, Genentech, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Created and maintained databases for clinical trials of products designed to combat cancer, HIV/AIDS and RA; implemented FDA Protocols; supervised data entry staff of 10 – 15 in maintenance of clean, secure

1993-present, freelance writer/producer, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Japan and India
Published by Condé Nast, Inc., Hachette-Filipacchi Publishers and at various times by the magazines, George, Source, Self, Jane, *surface; freelance writing for multiple online projects since 1998; research and writing for projects and publications on three continents

1992-93, Graduate Student, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Masters of Public Health, concentration in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

1987 and 1989, Congressional Aide, Texas State Senate
Support staff for Senators during the regular and special sessions of the Texas State Assembly

1985 – 1989, Undergraduate Student, University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Major Courses of Study: Political Science and History

U.S. Citizen since 1981

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