Addendum to Resumé of

GEORGE C. LEPOSKY

2311 South Bayshore Drive

Miami FL 33133-4728

Phone - 305-285-2200

E-mail: gleposky@aol.com

Web:  www.ampersandcom.com

 

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
     Advertising)
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
     Orchestra)
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,
     Netherlands Antilles
Econo Lodges of America, Inc.
      - Charlotte, NC
Rancho Banderas S.A. de C.V.- Punta de Mita,
     Nayarit, Mexico
Flagship Resort - Atlantic City, NJ Success Marketing, Inc.- Minden, NV
Grupo Sol (Sol Hotels and Melia Hotels)
     -
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
TIME, Inc. (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 of
        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:

 

Architects:  
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.
.
Engineers:
Nariman Balsara, P.E Leonard Hayet, P.E.
Franklin Z. Glickman, P.E. H. Harry Phipps, P.E.
.
Educators:
Lynn Leight, Ph. D. Chester Warzynski, Ed. D.
.
Nurses:
Julian S. A. Cicatiello, R.N.
.
Physicians:
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
.
Social Workers:
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:

Publications for which George C. Leposky has written and/or provided photographs on a freelance or assignment basis include:

Books:

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.

E-books and Online Databases

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.


Syndicated Columns:

Author and editor:
Business Insights HealthScan
Business Traveler Pet Insights
EnviroScan Travel Adventures
Golden Years Traveling the South
.
Editor:
The Bookworm House and Home
Food for Thought Southern Book Reviews

Detailed information on syndicated columns is available online at: http://www.ampersandcom.com

Video Scriptwriting:

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
Animal Kingdom  Interval
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)
The Call Lodging 
Campus Magazine  Medical News
The Center (Univ. of Florida)   Medicenter Management 
Chicagoland  Miami Magazine
Communique  Miami Medical Letter
Cleaner  Missouri Life 
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
Data Processor  Odyssey
Destinations (Celebrity Cruises) On Board Media (annual books for several
     cruise lines)
Developments  Onsite Water Treatment
Distributed Energy On The Sound
Diversion  Outdoors in Georgia
East-West Journal Pets of the World
European Traveller  Pumper
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)
Focus/Midwest  Timeshare Times
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)
Image Winners
   

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)
Calgary Herald  Newsday 
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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