Born and Lived: Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Pennsylvania all my life, except for a brief spring in Berkeley, CA, after three-months in New South Wales, Australia. Studied seven summers in Vermont, Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English. Traveled in 1967 to 15 countries, 20 cities, around the world in 47 days with the Gettysburg College Choir.
Professional Career and Activities: National Sales Manager with Bullfrog Films since 1987. Teaching English as a Second Language, 1975-1986. Teaching English in the Junior High, 1967-1976.
Family: Healthy, wealthy, and wise.
In My Spare Time: Coordinate Berks Bards, a local grassroots poetry organization that aims to support the lively art of poetry in Berks County, PA. Produce a monthly television program on Berks Community TV, www.bctv.org, with the League of Women Voters of Berks County, PA.
Favorite Books: All of them.
Pet Peeves: None I can mention.
Philosophy: Breathe. Relax. Be still.
Most Memorable Career Achievement: Served as Chair of the National Media Market, 2002.
Goal I Hope to Achieve Five Years from Now: Streaming all new independent documentaries from Bullfrog Films via Docuseek2, our new online digital streaming portal. And playing with my grandchildren.
How/Where Do I See the Industry in Five Years: No crystal ball here.
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