Addendum to Resumé of
GEORGE C. LEPOSKY
2311 South Bayshore Drive
Miami FL 33133-4728
Phone - 305-285-2200
FIELDS OF INTEREST AND COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE:
|Architecture and design||Environmental issues|
|Community association management||Hospitality management
|Community and resort development||Medicine and health|
|Energy supply and utilization||Solid waste management|
|Engineering||Travel and tourism|
CLIENT SERVICES: Client organizations for which George C. Leposky has provided public relations, advertising, and/or marketing communications services include:
In the Miami area:
|Amerifirst Development Corp.||Lotspeich Company|
|AMI Palmetto General Hospital||Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing|
|Baptist Hospital||Messett Associates, Inc.|
|Belzona America, Inc.||Miami Children's Hospital|
|BluePage Network Software||Miami Heart Institute|
|Cedars Medical Center||Resort Data Corporation|
|Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation||Ryder System, Inc.|
|CPA Inc. (Consultants in Pharmaceutical
|The Smith, Korach, Hayet, Haynie Partnership|
|Dade Heritage Trust||SISMA Corporation|
|Deering Hospital||Smitco Advertising|
|Disaster Management, Inc||South Florida Health Action Coalition|
|Florida General Life Insurance Company||South Florida Hospital Association|
|Florida Power & Light Company||TASA|
|Health Providers, Inc.||Total Public Relations|
|Hialeah Hospital||Total Sports Marketing|
|Interval International||Tropigas International Corp.|
|Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation||University of Miami School of Nursing|
|The Law Office of Ronald Peter Roman, P. A.||World Vacation Services|
Elsewhere in Florida:
|American Resort Properties, Inc.||Independent Timeshare Sales|
|Anderson Johnson Henry Parrish Architects-Engineers, Inc.||Mid-Atlantic West Group, Inc.|
|Arvida Corporation||New College Development Office|
|Brand Tango||Old South Bar-B-Q Ranch|
|Bullard & Walling, Inc||The Penner Financial Group|
|Candeub, Fleissig & Associates, Inc||Petersen Industries, Inc.|
|The Don CeSar Resort Hotel||Pinpoint Communications|
|Energy Systems Consultants||Publix Super Markets, Inc.|
|Environmental Confederation of South West Florida||Punta Gorda Isles, Inc.|
|Florida Hotel & Motel Association||Ring Advertising, Inc.|
|Florida Nurses Association||Robinson, Yesawich & Pepperdine|
|Grand Vacations Corporation||Star Island Development Corporation|
|Hood Industries, Inc.||Suncoast Adventures, Ltd.|
|W. M. Zemp & Associates,Inc.|
In the Chicago area:
|Building Construction Employers' Association||John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company|
|Chicago and Cook County Building and
Construction Trades Council
|Midwest Legislative Council on the Environment|
|The Daniel Burnham Committee||The Orchestral Association (Chicago Symphony
|Evans Products Company||Peoples Gas Company|
|Evanston-North Shore Board of Realtors||Urban Gateways|
|Illinois Planning and Conservation League||Urban Investment and Development Company|
In other locations:
|Carol Sullivan & Associates, Inc.
- Washington, DC
|Pelican Resort & Casino - St. Maarten,
|Econo Lodges of America, Inc.
- Charlotte, NC
|Rancho Banderas S.A. de C.V.- Punta de Mita,
|Flagship Resort - Atlantic City, NJ||Success Marketing, Inc.- Minden, NV|
|Grupo Sol (Sol Hotels and Melia Hotels)
- Palma de Mallorca, Spain
(Travel Industry Marketing Enterprises)
- Memphis, TN
|La Quinta Beach Resort - Aruba||Timeshare Board Members Association
- Tenafly, NJ
|Midlan International Resort Realty, Inc.
- Lake Tahoe, CA
| TRSA (Textile Rental Services Association
America) - Alexandria, VA
|Morrison & Company - La Jolla, CA||Wyndham Hotels - Dallas,TX|
TECHNICAL WRITING: George C. Leposky has performed services as a technical writer and/or editor for the following clients:
|Richard Bennett, A.I.A||Irvin Korach, A.I.A.|
|William E. Haynie, A.I.A||Miles Price, A.I.A.|
|Bernard Horovitz, A.I.A||James F. Riley, A.I.A.|
|Nariman Balsara, P.E||Leonard Hayet, P.E.|
|Franklin Z. Glickman, P.E.||H. Harry Phipps, P.E.|
|Lynn Leight, Ph. D.||Chester Warzynski, Ed. D.|
|Julian S. A. Cicatiello, R.N.|
|William T. Brown, M.D. - Cardiovascular surgeon||Lester A. Russin, M.D. - Orthopedic surgeon|
|Charles L. Byrd, M.D.- Cardiovascular surgeon||Ashok Sonni, M.D. - Orthopedic surgeon|
|Mildred Sterling, M.S.W.|
COLLEGE TEACHING: 1981-1998
· Dade-Monroe Teacher Education Center - In-service course for public school teachers on the
teaching of writing
· Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, South Florida Center - Humanities
· Florida International University - English (technical & business writing), School of Hospitality
Management (timeshare management).
· Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus - Business Administration
· Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine - Medical Communications (Guest Lecturer)
· University of Miami - English and Communications
Publications for which George C. Leposky has written and/or provided photographs on a freelance or assignment basis include:
Study guides for industrial standards published by the American Welding Society. Co-author. 2006.
AEI Resource Manual. Washington, DC: American Resort Development Association. A study guide for the certification exam that is the initial stage in the ARDA Education Institute’s professional-development program. Co-author of editions published in 1991, 1994, 2002, and 2005.
“Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Development in Southeast Asia.” Co-author (with John Edmonds). In Tourism in Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges. Edited by Dr. Kaye Chon. Binghamton NY: Haworth Press, 2000.
Developing Timeshare and Vacation Ownership Properties. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 1999. Marketing chapter, case study of Club Asia International, and photographs.
Business Writing for Fun and Profit. Miami, FL: Ampersand Communications, 1995.
Technical Writing for Fun and Profit. Miami, FL: Ampersand Communications, 1992, 1997.
The Law and Business of Resort Development. New York: Clark Boardman Company, Ltd., 1990 edition. Chapter on public relations.
Travel and Hospitality Career Directory. Hawthorne, NJ: The Career Press, Inc., 1989. Chapter on career opportunities in the vacation-ownership industry.
Fodor's 90 Greater Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach. New York: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc., 1988. Co-author (with Rosalie E. Leposky).
Fodor's 90 Florida. New York: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc., 1988. Co-author (with Rosalie E. Leposky) of southeast Florida and Keys texts.
Fodor's 89 Greater Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach. New York: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc., 1988. Co-author (with Rosalie E. Leposky).
Fodor's 89 Florida. New York: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc., 1988. Co-author (with Rosalie E. Leposky) of southeast Florida texts.
An Employer's Guide To Preferred Provider Organizations. Miami, FL: South Florida Health Action Coalition, Inc., 1984. Author.
Public Relations workbook for course at Miami-Dade Community College. 1985. Co-author (with Roger Wadsworth).
Junior high school textbook published by Rand McNally & Company. 1976. Contributor.
Born of the Sun. Hollywood, FL: Florida Bicentennial Commemorative Journal, Inc. 1975. Contributor.
Elementary school textbooks published by Science Research Associates, Inc. 1969-71. Contributor.
Miami and Florida texts for Weissmann Travel Reports®, a division of NORTHSTAR Travel Media, LLC. 2003.
Editorial Activities for Magazines and Trade Journals:
Editor of TimeSharing Today (bi-monthly magazine), 2013-present.
Co-editor of Timeshare Resort Management Newswire, montly e-newsletter for Timeshare Resort Management Association, 2004-present.
Editor (1991-2001) and managing editor (1985-91) of Vacation Industry Review.
Contributing editor for Hotel & Resort Industry (under the pseudonym "Lincoln Avery"), 1987-90.
Contributing editor for Inland Architect, 1968-72.
|Author and editor:|
|Business Traveler||Pet Insights|
|Golden Years||Traveling the South|
|The Bookworm||House and Home|
|Food for Thought||Southern Book Reviews|
information on syndicated columns is available online at:
The Best of Travel Florida/State and National Parks, International Video Projects, Inc., 1989.
Writing for Magazines and Trade Journals:
|Advertising Age||In Business|
|Air Cargo Focus||International Medical Tribune Syndicate|
|ASD/AMD Trade News||Jet Cargo News|
|Baby Talk||Journal of Energy Medicine|
|Business Features Syndicate||Laboratory Management|
|Business News (Office Depot)||Lifestyles (Bluegreen Corporation)|
|Campus Magazine||Medical News|
|The Center (Univ. of Florida)||Medicenter Management|
|Communique||Miami Medical Letter|
|The Co-operator Chicagoland||Mortgage Banking|
|The Co-operator New Jersey||Mothers' Manual|
|The Co-operator New York||MSW Management (Municipal Solid Waste)|
|The Co-operator South Florida||New Florida|
|The Co-operator Western Florida||New Vistas (General Development Corporation)|
|The Criminologist||Nursing Homes|
|Destinations (Celebrity Cruises)||On Board Media (annual books for several
|Developments||Onsite Water Treatment|
|Distributed Energy||On The Sound|
|Diversion||Outdoors in Georgia|
|East-West Journal||Pets of the World|
|Explore! (Royal Caribbean International)||The Real Deal|
|The Florida Architect||Resource (Baptist Hospital, Miami)|
|Florida Life||Science Digest|
|Florida Motorist||Senior World|
|Florida Naturalist||Skylite (Butler Aviation)|
|Florida Nursing News||Successful Hotel Marketer|
|Florida Trend||Sunjet (BWIA in-flight)|
|Florida Wildlife||Sunshine (Air Florida in-flight)|
|Friends Magazine||TimeSharing Today|
|Grading & Excavation Contractor||Travel & Camera|
|Healthcare Marketing Report||Transmission & Distribution|
|Host Pacific||Underwater USA|
|Hotel & Resort Industry||Welkom (Holland America Line)|
|Illinois Schools Journal||Wings (Air Florida in-flight)|
Writing for Newspapers:
|Atlanta Journal & Constitution||Meridian Star|
|Boston Herald-American||The Miami Herald|
|Boston Herald||Miami News|
|Bradenton Herald||Miami Today|
|Buffalo Courier-Express||Minneapolis Tribune|
|The Buffalo News||Mira! (Margarita I.,Venezuela)|
|Chattanooga News-Free Press||New Hampshire Sunday News|
|Chicago Sun-Times||New Haven Register|
|Chicago Today||Orlando Sentinel|
|Chicago Tribune||Palm Beach Evening Times|
|Chicago's American||Providence Journal|
|Cincinnati Enquirer||Raleigh News & Observer|
|Cleveland Plain Dealer||Roanoke (VA) Times & World-News|
|Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)||The Record (Hackensack, N.J.)|
|Dallas Times-Herald||St. Augustine Record|
|Dayton Daily News (Ohio)||St. Petersburg Times|
|Denver Post||Salt Lake Tribune|
|Edmonton Journal||San Antonio Express-News|
|Fayetteville Observer (N.C.)||San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle|
|Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)||San José Mercury News|
|Ft. Lauderdale News & Sun-Sentinel||Senior Life & Leisure|
|Gainesville Sun (FL)||South Bend Tribune|
|Gannett Westchester Newspapers||Southland Explorer|
|Globe & Mail (Toronto)||Suncoast Single Life|
|Greensboro News & Record (N.C.)||Sunday Press (Atlantic City, NJ)|
|Hamilton Spectator||Tampa Tribune|
|Hartford Courant||The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)|
|Houston Chronicle||Today (Cocoa, FL)|
|Indianapolis Star||Toronto Star|
|Island Navigator||The Tribune (Oakland, CA)|
|The Ledger (Lakeland, FL)||Tulsa World|
|London Free Press (Ontario)||Worcester Sunday Telegram|
|Maine Sunday Telegram|
MISCELLANEOUS PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Panelist in Writing Across the Disciplines conference at Florida International University (February 16, 1996). Topic: "Between Two Worlds: The Academic and the Professional."
Meeting Planner as professional development committee chairman for International Association of Business Communicators, South Florida Chapter (1988). Led a committee which organized a daylong conference, "Hands Across The World: International and Multicultural Communications In Our Global Village."
Contest Judge for Mark Twain Awards of Midwest Travel Writers Association, to select the best single newspaper article and newspaper series (1985-86.)
Lecturer at 3rd Annual Florida State Writers Conference
(May, 1985). Topic: "Unscrambling Technical Language for Fun & Profit."
AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:
Academic: Phi Beta Kappa.
Advertising and Public Relations: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice Advertising Club, Academy of Hospital Public Relations (MacEachern Awards), Florida Hospital Association Public Relations Council, International Association of Business Communicators (Miami Chapter).
Journalistic: American Dental Association, Florida Magazine Association, National Society for Medical Research, American Resort Development Association, American Psychological Foundation.
Photographic: Izaak Walton League Photography Contest, Mount Sinai Medical Center Arts & Crafts Exhibition.
Miscellaneous: Listed in:
International Authors and Writers Who’s Who
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
CIVIC AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS:
American Resort Development Association - Registered Resort Professional designation, 1995; Certification, 1994.
International Association of Business Communicators, South Florida Chapter - Officer and board member in various capacities (1983-89).
South Florida Hospital Public Relations Association - Member, Board of Directors (1977-78).
Florida Freelance Writers Association - Member (1982-present).
Florida Public Relations Association, Ringling Chapter - Member, Board of Directors (1973-74).
Oneco Community Association - President (1972-75).
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