Clark - Vegan Information - Boston, MA, USA

Maynard Clark

Boston, MA, USA

Summary

* Talented in Communicating Powerful Messages

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION CAREER:
Research Administration Certificate (Emmanuel College 2010) includes education in Organizational Behavior, Compliance, HSR (human subjects research), RCR, Research Ethics, Strategic Planning and Management, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior

TUTORING EXPERIENCE:
College-Level Philosophy, Computer Hardware, Computer Networking, Computer Repair, Business English, Medical Terminology I & II, Medical Law and Ethics, Office Procedures, Computerized Billing, Medical Office Skills, Clinical Procedures I & II, Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Personal Psychology, Healthcare Career Development

CAREER INTERESTS:
Research Administration, Public Health, Community Health, Energy Policy, Climate Ethics, Bioethics, Clinical Ethics, Social Science, Counseling, History

MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS (Marcom): Problem resolution, client prospecting, networking, customer service, presenting, public speaking, training and development, networking, promotion, personal development, tutoring, qualifying, branding, counseling, social capitalism, green, comparative religion, social science, online media, learning new things

VEGETARIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Started Boston Vegetarian Society, Vegetarian Resource Center, and Boston Vegetarian Food Festival: Vegetarianism, veganism, vegan food, meditation, abolitionism, nutrition, group and career development, advising new businesses; spoke repeatedly at

Services

Vegan Information

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Explain in great depth, or succinctly, the issues concerning both new and experienced practicing vegans, providing evidence-based understandings with which vegan practitioners can live less-stressed, better-informed, healthier, better quality lives as vegans.

Work History

Thesis Director: Environmental Health

Harvard University Extension School

June 2010 - January 2011

I oversaw a Master's candidate's thesis and Capstone Project in environmental health. The Extension School recruited me for this job because of my historic accomplishments in community organizing.

My first Master's thesis supervision was done during the late 1990s, for a Master's Degree candidate in creative writing, who developed an online guide to organizing a local vegetarian food festival (at http://www.IVU.org/vuna/), which continues to be a useful resource.

Volunteer Tutor

Salter College

August 2009 - August 2011

Tutored single student in 14 pre-nursing and pre-medical courses: medical ethics, social context of healthcare delivery, anatomy and physiology, infection control, healthcare concepts, metabolism, law and ethics of medicine and healthcare, and concepts of health

MH/DD Program Associate and Web Developer

Children's Hospital Boston

December 2009 - July 2011

Work on MHDD.org (Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities) website with Joomla! and assist in the programs of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, which includes meetings, talks and public lectures, and the like.

Consultant on the annual Leon Eisenberg Award in Mental Health, awarded first (2010) to Dr. Ludwik Szymanski, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director Emeritus of Psychiatry for the Institute for Community Inclusion, and the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (ICI/UCEDD) at the Children’s Hospital Boston. http://www.communityinclusion.org/

Vice-President/Acting President, Public Speaking Workshop

Boston Vegan Association

March 2009 - June 2009

In absence of the President of the Public Speaking Workshop of the Boston Vegan Association, I keep the organization going and run meetings in the Toastmasters' style and format as Vice-President/Acting President until we decided to reinvent the BVA Public Speaking Workshop as the Vegan Public Speaking Workshop (Ning.com) and broaden the vision of cloning Toastmaster's Intewnational. Vegan Public Speaking Workshop now works to train effective advocates for vegan values though all methods of spoken communication: outreach, public speaking, lecturing, one-to-one, persuasion, etc.

Bioethics Consultant

Rede D´Or de Hospitais

January 2008 - January 2008

Shared with Abel Magalhaes, a physician - http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=7339092&trk=hb_upphoto

Global Health & Population (formerly Population & Intl Health)

Harvard School of Public Health

November 2007 - November 2007

My ethics/bioethics position is in Global Health & Population, but I sit among a TEAM of philosophers, IRB heads (MDs, PhDs, NPs) who do medical ethics, analyzing medical and health issues that touch upon whole populations, societies, individuals, and parties of interest, with philosophical rigor. My current work involves grants, conferences, international travel, publications, calendaring, workshops, and more. I had begun learning Mandarin to support teaching and research in Southeast Asia and China, then I began reading widely in aspects of both research and clinical ethics. We interface with WHO and various national and international bodies - professional, scholarly, and academic.

Global Health and Population, HSPH

Harvard University

November 2007 - November 2007

Current work involves international travel, publications, conferences, grants, workshops, ethics coursework, calendaring, and more.

Our groups are interested in general human rights and ethical issues in throughout the developing and developed world. We sit physically within a medical ethics group inside the HMS Department of Social Medicine (GHSM); I work with philosophers with a social science emphasis, touching on medical and health issues, including the ethics of research. We interface with WHO and various national and international bodies - professional, academic, scholarly, and academic.

My position is funded by the HSPH Dean's Office.

Research Administration

Harvard School of Public Health

September 2007 - September 2007

I have completed two years of coursework in the Master of Science in Management degree in Research Administration. I was Program Manager of Ethical Issues in Global Ethics Research at HSPH from 2007 through mid-2010, when I handed off the course to the HSPH Office of Research Administration.

While I work on a series of three large continuing projects in bioethics there, I am preparing to move ahead with my research administration career, whether in public health, epidemiology, biomedicine, clinical research, energy, policy, compliance, natural science, or elsewhere.

Professional Community Organizer

Meetup.com

December 2002 - December 2002

Organize vegan and vegetarian meetups for Greater Boston area (http://Vegan.Meetup.com/23/ and http://Vegetarian.Meetup.com/27/).

Helping veg*an folks with SPECIAL interests meet MORE veg*an people with THEIR OWN special interests allows them to meet MANY MORE folks who SHARE those special interests and allows us veg*ans to avoid becoming inappropriately entangled with veg*an mismatches who have nothing in common with any of us EXCEPT those "specialized veg*an interests". Therefore, networking ethical vegetarians and vegans allows us, by dramatically extending our social network of veg*ans, to find closer veg*an friends who are MORE CLOSELY compatinle with us veg*ans, and not merely nominally compatible or nominally "in agreement with" us veg*ans.

Picky, picky, but is that not what it MEANS to be vegans!!??

Previous venues, tools, and organizations provided platforms for this same role.

Senior Production Coordinator

Tape Transcription Center

January 2002 - July 2007

Supervise, Schedule, Screen and Hire, Train, Advise, Bill/Invoice, Payroll, Client Relations, Prospecting, Marketing, Troubleshooting, Manage during evenings and weekends, Availability to clients and staffers with answers to all questions and resolutions for problems, etc.

Television Producer

MATV - Malden Access Television

January 2001 - September 2007

Recruit and profile guests, preparing them for on-camera "talking heads' interviews. Prepare interviewing questions; conduct live on-camera TV interviews. Recruit studio and camera crew. Work with TV station staffers and volunteers. Publicize TV show "Monday Night Live".

At times run camera and Studio B.

Computer Networking Instructor, Boston Technical Center

South End Technology Center

January 2000 - January 2002

·Organized lectures, presentations, class sessions, student enrollment, publicity, handouts, and technical field trips in computer networking class, offering sufficient instruction for successful students to pass the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

Technology Tutor

TecsChange

January 2000 - January 2002

Computer Repair Tutor
Assisted in computer repair class setup and tutoring as a reward system for active community volunteers, offering sufficient instruction to pass the CompTia A+ certification exam.
Instructor - Network+ Class

Executive Assistant, Department Secretary

Fidelity Investments

November 2000 - December 2001

·Supported sixty Vice Presidents, directors, managers, business analysts, software testers.
·Scheduled meetings and travel; managed departmental equipment, meeting rooms, supplies, and other resources.
·Collected/processed/analyzed data; prepared presentation materials;.
·Have low-level SP2I security credential with Fidelity.

Volunteer: Organizer of Volunteers and Education

CyberCafe@MaldenSquare

September 2000 - May 2001

During a difficult period for our nation after 9/11 and the ensuing social and political uncertainty we all faced, I volunteered with the CyberCafe@MaldenSquare, a charitable technology access partnership in my hometown, with computer instruction for seniors, students, and unemployed residents, organizing volunteer schedules, classes, tutoring, and computer setup and maintenance.

OOS - Office Operations Supervisor - 5 City Area

US Department of Commerce

March 2000 - August 2000

·Office Operations Supervisor: Hired/Supervised 85+ FT & PT staffers for office operations overseeing five cities;
·Field Operations Crew Leader: Hired/Supervised dozens of field employees during field enumeration of three of five cities;
·Special Places: Prepared enumeration materials for Harvard, MIT, Tufts; hospitals, hospices, shelters, halfway houses, nursing homes, convents;
other "special places"; enumeration of homeless and other resident/nonresident "dependent populations".

OOS - Office Operations Supervisor - 5-city area

Census 2000

March 2000 - August 2000

·Office Operations Supervisor: Hired/Supervised 85+ FT & PT staffers for office operations overseeing five cities;
·Field Operations Crew Leader: Hired/Supervised dozens of field employees during field enumeration of three of five cities;
·Special Places: Prepared enumeration materials for Harvard, MIT, Tufts; hospitals, hospices, shelters, halfway houses, nursing homes, convents;
other "special places"; enumeration of homeless and other resident/nonresident "dependent populations".

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

Harvard Medical School

February 1999 - July 2010

Global Healthcare Delivery Science, Social Policy, Medical Anthropology, Culture & Medicine

All physicians, regardless of specialty, work in settings where social, economic, and political forces powerfully influence who gets sick, the diseases that afflict them, available treatments, and treatment outcomes. Department integrates social medicine theory & practice how these forces affect all persons through (1) determinants of disease; (2) why patterns of disease differ between different societies and change over time; (3) causes of health disparities inter/nationally; (4) medical & public health interventions to combat health disparities.

http://www.GHSM.HMS.Harvard.edu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg

Worked with Department founder, Dr. Leon Eisenberg, and linked with World Health Organization & numerous continental and national professional, medical, and social science policymaking bodies.

We spent 5 years developing and running medical education conferences for medical educators, students, and clinicians in applying the incoming tidal wave of new information from genomics research to the teaching and practice of medicine, including critical education about the inherent limits of such information. We developed the departmental research seminars and have raised funding for at least one named Chair/Professorship, prepare formal presentations for named lectures all over the world, and mentor faculty, clinicians, educators, administrators, and medical students. In the course of doing my work, I skimmed or read many medical journal articles daily/weekly, conducted research, and helped edit Dr. Eisenberg's speeches, chapters, and articles.

I developed & edited Dr. Eisenberg's Wikipedia page [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg]. After Dr. Eisenberg's passing in mid-September 2009, I scanned and electronically archived ALL (bu 11 of his) 62+ years of refereed publications (nearly 1000 journal & encyclopedia articles, and book chapters).

Department of Social Medicine

Harvard Medical School

February 1999 - July 2010

Global Healthcare Delivery Science, Social Policy, Medical Anthropology, Culture & Medicine

All physicians, regardless of specialty, work in settings where social, economic, and political forces powerfully influence who gets sick, the diseases that afflict them, available treatments, and treatment outcomes. Department integrates social medicine theory & practice how these forces affect all persons through (1) determinants of disease; (2) why patterns of disease differ between different societies and change over time; (3) causes of health disparities inter/nationally; (4) medical & public health interventions to combat health disparities.

http://www.GHSM.HMS.Harvard.edu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg

Worked with Department founder, Dr. Leon Eisenberg, and linked with World Health Organization and numerous continental and national professional, medical, and social science policymaking bodies.

We spent 5 years developing and running medical education conferences for medical educators, students, and clinicians in applying the incoming tidal wave of new information from genomics research to the teaching and practice of medicine, including critical education about the inherent limits of such information. We developed the departmental research seminars and have raised funding for at least one named Chair/Professorship, prepare formal presentations for named lectures all over the world, and mentor faculty, clinicians, educators, administrators, and medical students. In the course of doing my work, I skimmed or read many medical journal articles daily/weekly, conducted research, and helped edit Dr. Eisenberg's speeches, chapters, and articles.

I developed & edited Dr. Eisenberg's Wikipedia page [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg]. After Dr. Eisenberg's passing in mid-September 2009, I scanned & electronically archived ALL (bu 11 of his) 62+ years of refereed publications (nearly 1000 journal & encyclopedia articles, and book chapters).

Faculty Assistant to Professor Leon Eisenberg, MD

Department of Social Medicine

January 1999 - July 2010

Global Healthcare Delivery Science, Social Policy, Medical Anthropology, Culture and Medicine

http://www.GHSM.HMS.Harvard.edu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg

Worked with Department founder, Dr. Leon Eisenberg, and linked with World Health Organization and numerous continental and national professional, medical, and social science policymaking bodies.

We spent 5 years developing and running medical education conferences for medical educators, students, and clinicians in applying the incoming tidal wave of new information from genomics research to the teaching and practice of medicine, including critical education about the inherent limits of such information. We developed the departmental research seminars and have raised funding for at least one named Chair/Professorship, prepare formal presentations for named lectures all over the world, and mentor faculty, clinicians, educators, administrators, and medical students. In the course of doing my work, I skimmed or read many medical journal articles daily/weekly, conducted research, and helped edit Dr. Eisenberg's speeches, chapters, and articles.

I developed and edited Dr. Eisenberg's Wikipedia page [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Eisenberg], and after Dr. Eisenberg's passing in mid-September 2009, I scanned and electronically archived ALL (bu 11 of his) 62+ years of refereed publications (nearly 1000 journal and encyclopedia articles, and book chapters).

Market/Communications

EES Companies, Inc.

November 1998 - April 1999

·Marketing/Communications - Developed product and company image for producer of omnibus retail software system.
·Designed stationery, business cards, and new product literature. Press release secured articles in MacWeek and MacWorld and won one-week of front page on MacCentral.com.
·Recruitment - Helped recruit employees and tech student interns. Developed comprehensive database of technical education opportunities and contacts in New England and contacted each. Developed company internship promotional materials.
·Corporate Web Design - Designed client's 100+-page corporate website. http://www.eesco.com

Food Production Advisor for Vegan Entrees (VeggieBurgers, Vegan Hot Dogs, etc.)

Season's Harvest

January 1997 - January 2000

Season's Harvest, 52 Broadway, PO Box 45251, East Somerville, MA 02145, sells many products, including Boston Scones and Brownies, Boston Baked-Vegetable Entrees, Designer and Gourmet Vegan Sandwiches, and more.

As the Food Production Advisor for Vegan Entrees for Season's Harvest during the end of the 20th century, I advised on marketability, ingredients, acceptability, and 'mouth feel' of designer VeggieBurgers, Vegan Hot Dogs, etc. I participated in marketing meetings with college and university food services, restaurants, and institutional food services, and worked closely with Season's Harvest owner, Ademar Reis, and in-house registered dietitian, Mark Messina.

I also did individual sales calls to retail, wholesale, institutional, and other food outlets throughout Greater Boston.

Executive Director

Vegetarian Resource Center

April 1993 - April 1993

·Developed pilot for Boston Vegetarian Food Fest (1996), now the most successful and profitable annual event of Boston Vegetarian Society.
·Vegetarian development projects: Vegetarian.org web portal with volunteers on 3 continents; to fund vegetarian retirement homes, villages, cohousing.
·Regional databases of vegetarian resources, contacts, specialized marketers, physicians & health resources, educational opportunities for specialized careers. Developed Vegetarian Resource Library (then moved Library to site in Sherborn, MA).
·As early Internet adopter in the early 90s, urged vegetarians onto Internet, then organized those early Internet users by developing and administering 200+ Internet discussion lists.
·Managed research organzation that studied cultural, political, and economic conditions of vegetarians in North America, and which developed innovative organizations and services to address conditions, needs, and opportunities.

Executive Secretary

May Merchandising Company

January 1993 - January 1998

·President's Office - Supported Company President, CFO, Analysts with correspondence, spreadsheets, and telephones.
·Executive Recruitment - Supported HR Department with periodic spreadsheets and reports, career fairs, appointments and meetings, interviews, recordkeeping
·Men's Buying Office - Supported menswear buyers with spreadsheets and reports, vendor relations, correspondence
·Advertising - Supported three VP's, Advertising Managers, Media and Paper Buyers, Art Directors, and Graphic Artists,
press and media advertising, corporate liaison with parent company (May Company in St. Louis, MO)
·Central Store Operations - Supported Manager of Customer Service, Bridal & Gift Registries, Mail and Phone Orders,
Gift Wrap, Ticketmaster, and Shipping with periodic (including daily) data gathering and reporting, spreadsheets, correspondence,
order fulfillment and tracking, and implementation of new Call Director system for corporate call center.

Human Resources

Filene's|Kaufmann's Department Stores

January 1993 - January 1998

Prepared and checked for accuracy periodic function, inventory, productivity,and other spreadsheets for HR VPs, recruiters, and others in and others in Executive Recruitment and Placement; other data management; organized primary and secondary interviewing schedules for retail executive candidates, matching candidates and schedules with the sequence of interviewers; prepared travel arrangements and expense reports for recruiters; miscellaneous HR office functions.

Advertising Department

Filene's|Kaufmann's Department Stores

January 1993 - January 1998

Support VP, SVP, and 2 advertising directors in fast-paced advertising dept for major retail retail chain, including fast-paced appts for media and print salesmen negotiating bulk purchases w/mgmt; organize and chronicle all transactions and media and paper sales agreements in spreadsheets; manage organizational charts, meeting space, and paper flow in a 50+ person department, maintain expense reports and reimbursements, appointments, ensure catalog distribution to all (~100) branch stores, ensure broadcast advertising uploads to and downloads from satellites, remember trivial personal preferences (what flavor of iced tea each person prefers) and ensure that those preferences are always indulged for meetings, etc. Comprehend overall flow of paper, electronic graphics, models, photography, and money in a context transformed rapidly by major tech purchases, high-end models flying in for catalog photos, and frequent appointments for design reviews by SVP and ongoing staffing evaluations.

Executive Secretary

Filene's|Kaufmann's Department Stores

January 1993 - January 1998

·President's Office - Supported Company President, CFO, Analysts with correspondence, spreadsheets, and telephones.
·Executive Recruitment - Supported HR Department with periodic spreadsheets and reports, career fairs, appointments and meetings, interviews, recordkeeping
·Men's Buying Office - Supported menswear buyers with spreadsheets and reports, vendor relations, correspondence
·Advertising - Supported three VP's, Advertising Managers, Media and Paper Buyers, Art Directors, and Graphic Artists,
press and media advertising, corporate liaison with parent company (May Company in St. Louis, MO)
·Central Store Operations - Supported Manager of Customer Service, Bridal & Gift Registries, Mail and Phone Orders,
Gift Wrap, Ticketmaster, and Shipping with periodic (including daily) data gathering and reporting, spreadsheets, correspondence,
order fulfillment and tracking, and implementation of new Call Director system for corporate call center.

Human Resources

Filene's

January 1993 - January 1998

Prepared and checked for accuracy periodic function, inventory, productivity,and other spreadsheets for HR VPs, recruiters, and others in and others in Executive Recruitment and Placement; other data management; organized primary and secondary interviewing schedules for retail executive candidates, matching candidates and schedules with the sequence of interviewers; prepared travel arrangements and expense reports for recruiters; miscellaneous HR office functions.

Advertising Department

Wm. P. Filene's and Sons

January 1993 - January 1998

Support VP, SVP, and 2 advertising directors in fast-paced advertising dept for major retail retail chain, including fast-paced appts for media and print salesmen negotiating bulk purchases w/mgmt; organize and chronicle all transactions and media and paper sales agreements in spreadsheets; manage organizational charts, meeting space, and paper flow in a 50+ person department, maintain expense reports and reimbursements, appointments, ensure catalog distribution to all (~100) branch stores, ensure broadcast advertising uploads to and downloads from satellites, remember trivial personal preferences (what flavor of iced tea each person prefers) and ensure that those preferences are always indulged for meetings, etc. Comprehend overall flow of paper, electronic graphics, models, photography, and money in a context transformed rapidly by major tech purchases, high-end models flying in for catalog photos, and frequent appointments for design reviews by SVP and ongoing staffing evaluations.

Space Planning Analyst

John Hancock

January 1993 - January 1994

Worked in Space Planning and Management as the Space Planning Analyst. During my first week I discovered the 1993 Hancock Tower fire (yes, a REAL fire!)and reported it, which led to building-wide evacuation of the tallest building in New England. As SPA I tracked the use of all building spaces across all corporate properties, which changed constantly because of corporate resizing, following the introduction of corporate restructuring themes, and I issued periodic reports (developed from DBase 3) to management - daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannually, and annually.

Later I worked for Executive Training, which involved

Legal Secretary

Jaeger, Smith, Stetler & Arata

January 1993 - January 1994

Supported several partners and other attorneys in environmental, animal law, and domestic relations casework.

Office & Business Manager

Architectural Openings

January 1993 - January 1994

Manufacturer of high quality European-style energy-saving doors and windows custom made from sustainably harvested fairly-traded hardwoods.

Senior Production Coordinator

The Skill Bureau

January 1991 - January 2007

Most recent position: Senior Production Coordinator
Supervise, Schedule, Screen and Hire, Train, Advise, Bill/Invoice, Payroll, Client Relations, Prospecting, Marketing, Troubleshooting, Manage during evenings and weekends, Availability to clients and staffers with answers to all questions and resolutions for problems, etc.

Web Founder / Partner / VP Operations

VeggieSeek.com

January 1991 - January 1993

Supply chain dotcom. Helped write VeggieSeek business plan and executive summary. Raised financial support by presales and direct investments. Recruited expert advisors for WebMD.com-type functions. Gathered data for and set up multidimensional web-enabled vendor database. Developed varied content for www.VeggieSeek.com. Prepared marketing materials, contacted sponsors, and negotiated contracts. Recruited expert volunteers in technology, project management, and content development and explored transforming commercial site into a noncommercial web portal at www.Vegetarian.org built entirely with volunteer energies.

Faculty Assistant, Health Policy and Management

Harvard School of Public Health

January 1991 - January 1992

Processed IACUC, IRB, and other forms for instition and government; administrative and communications support for a large number of Senior and mid--career Harvard School of Public Health Faculty and researchers (quite a few with multiple appointments across Harvard), including research support, inter-school activities, workshops and travel, course-related reprint requests, class notes and PowerPoints, and other handouts and audiovisual requests.

Supported numerous research and teaching faculty in range of innovative projects: health care, policy analysis, course development in HSPH and Kennedy School, communications with publishers, etc.

National "Great American Meatout" Education Coordinator, Paid and Volunteer

Farm Animal Reform Movement

January 1988 - April 1994

At the height of my involvement with the Great American Meatout, FARM's most famous and at that time most successful vegetarian and animal rights educational outreach effort, I recruited volunteer coordinators for over a thousand North American outreach events (including every state of the USA, every province in Canada, and several Mexican states - and in several languages), where previously only several hundred local educational events had been held, mostly on the East Coast of the USA. By emphasizing the ecological impact of animal agriculture, I also provided a seamless integration with EarthDay events worldwide and paved the way for GAMO to "go intercontinental" (we were already international because of Canadian involvement).

I continued at a volunteer level with FARM after scaling back my involvement as an employee.

Founder, Board Member, President, VP, Secretary

Boston Vegetarian Society

January 1984 - January 2000

Developed the organization, led writing of the first Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, led BVS through incorporation and setup of twice-monthly lecture series of professional experts, recruited volunteers, set up and led first Board of Directors, and conducted and led original outreach; also established liaisons and worked with compatible organizations on various levels (local to international) where feasible and effective for advancing our organization's goals and vision of a world optimized with and through plant-based diets.

Staff Assistant 9, Electrical Engineering Department

Tufts University

August 1984 - May 1991

Supported Department Chairman, 14 full-time faculty, and other PT faculty. In-charge person making administrative decisions in Chair's absence. Oversaw course support, book selections, appointments, student relations and advising, payroll, purchasing, student employees, office automation/modernization; faculty/administrative hiring and other matters. Customized and maintained numerous databases. Received promotions and 9% merit raises for five consecutive years.

Department Secretary

Fidelity Investments

January 1980 - January 1983

Supported Vice Presidents and business and technical teams during the early development of discount brokerage, ATMs, and Fidelity's transaction processing systems, the technical backbone of all online transactions - including investment and account updates, and a series of major organizational changes in which Fidelity Data Services was spun off by SVP Jack Nealon to write the DBMS that implemented historic changes in the scale of discount brokerage systems.

Department Secretary

Fidelity Data Services

January 1980 - January 1983

Supported Vice Presidents, department managers, programmers, systems analysts, et al. with reports, correspondence, supplies, communications, data gathering, system input. Maintained departmental libraries for FIS, FBSI, SAS. The transaction processing system developed while I was at FDS stayed in place UNTIL I returned in late 2000 and worked with FTPS, the development of the new Fidelity Transaction Processing System, with a number of the same staffers, now senior staff, managers, or beyond.

Manager

Yogurt Yes

January 1979 - January 1979

Before soy yogurt became widely available, while I was still a believer in the lacto-vegetarian diet before my days as a vegan, I was assistant store manager for Yogurt Yes, a 3-store chain headquartered in a toney and progressive suburb just outside NYC; my store was in Boston's busy Downtown Crossing area, across from Filene's and Jordan Marsh, once-very busy department store chains headquartered in Boston (those were the signature home stores across the street from us) that no longer exist..

As I had done in a number of chain restaurants, I ordered food and supplies, hired and managed staff, vendors, and contractors (including cleaning and maintenance services), did payroll and marketing/publicity, and did overall troubleshooting.

Through the VRC, I have since attempted to "Make Connections for Plant-Based Diets" in ways which includes but is not limited to foodservice, which includes a vegetarian vision of the entire food supply chain and nutritional or nutrient "columns".

Sales Contractor, Solar Heating & Cooling Retrofitting

Solar Resources International (SRI)

January 1978 - January 1978

Consult with homeowners about their purchasing Sol-r-Beam and other SRI retrofitting equipment for heating and cooling their homes and property; sell such equipment..

Children's Program Director

Ethical Society of Boston

September 1976 - September 1979

Create values-centered moral education curriculum de novo with materials acquired with little budget, crafted around a broad, secular, cosmopolitan framework established by ESB member, Dr. Lawrence Kohnberg of Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Recruit, hire, train, and supervise moral education teachers; organize and defend to supervising Board the content and methods to illuminate various ages of Society's members' children re: nature and meaning of broad and deep topics of ethics, morality, values, social experience, social history, and the array of social sciences (economics, history, anthropology of religion, psychology, sociology).

Our bold, courageous plan to prepare youth to think creatively, individually, and effectively about the great issues addressed by received moral traditions called religions, left questions open for inductive learning AND ongoing research into their depth and legitimacy.

Mental Hospital Chaplaincy

Boston State Hospital

September 1976 - September 1978

Counseled adult residents and inpatients in my role as a low-threat religious counselor, which enabled our building of deeper relationships of trust, encouragement, and support. Conducted nonsectarian weekly religious services. Did case work with hospital professional staff across several types of units, and met confidentially with family members.

Colleague

Scientific and Environmental Exchange

January 1974 - January 1974

Expert and engaging exchanges among accomplished and highly-educated professionals throughout the world though electronic means on scientific, environmental, and public policy issues..

Ministerial Assistant, Religious Education

Church/Religious Fellowship

September 1974 - June 1976

Youth education, social issues research, public speaking and preaching, counseling young professional adults, program organization and management.

Assistant Store Manager

Pizza Hut International (PHI)

September 1973 - August 1974

Assistant Store Manager - business, supervision, training, buying, payroll, customer relations, opening and closing store, setup of equipment and food lines, food preparation, marketing

Religious Education

Church/Religious Fellowship

January 1973 - August 1974

Curriculum development, religious and moral education (with a strong philosophical and scientific flavor) for junior and senior high school students; produce congregation's newsletter (collect contributions, re-type, do total paste up, make copies, maintain mailing list in pre-computer era, and send out newsletter).

I brought guest speakers from the sciences and the professions to address my young people's classes on key topics of modernity as ethics, critical thinking, and the faiths in general tend to ask them: health and the quality of life, what is faith, do denominations and their faiths and peoples always think the same way about issues if they stay around in the congregations, what about the marginalized in society, how and why do advantaged and high-performing professionals bend their strategic energies towards social betterment if it costs them personally to do so, etc.?

I reviewed several books in scholarly journals, served as Religious Education Director in a local congregation, where I developed curriculum materials for the junior and senior high school students ("What in heaven's name is religion?" was the theme, in which pre-college students were introduced to the diversity that IS America's ocean of spiritualities) and as the congregation's Newsletter Editor. I also started with MY own books the congregation's first religious education library. I was sent on to Harvard Divinity School.

Assistant Store Manager

Restaurant

September 1969 - June 1970

Assistant Store Manager; Culinary

Assistant Store Manager

Restaurant

September 1969 - December 1969

I opened and closed restaurants, hired and supervised restaurant staff at all levels; calculated food costs; budgeted and advertised; ordered and received food; paid bills; provided instruction, training, motivation, counseling (yes!), and supervision for staff members, ensured security and cleanliness of building and lot - and proper, efficient, and competitive business operations, and pitched in to do the work in any of those employee roles (as needs arose) in a series of restaurants: International House of Pancakes, Pizza Hut International, and Copper Penny in Northern California, and Yogurt Yes in Boston, etc.

Store Manager

Various Chain Restaurants

January 1968 - January 1974

As store manager in a number of chain restaurants, I ordered food and supplies, hired and managed staff, vendors, and contractors (including cleaning and maintenance services), did payroll and marketing/publicity, and did overall troubleshooting.

I left this to attend graduate school at Harvard, where I became vegetarian. I explored restaurant management again several times as a vegetarian in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but abandoned that for a stint in financial services.

Although I had an intermittent culinary career which included institutional and hotel food service, without being a vegetarian pathbreaker in this area, I couldn't forge a visionary future in vegetarian food services, as others have since done.

Through the VRC, I have since attempted to "Make Connections for Plant-Based Diets" in ways which includes but is not limited to foodservice, which includes a vegetarian vision of the entire food supply chain and nutritional or nutrient "columns".

Assistant Store Manager

International House of Pancakes

September 1968 - April 1969

During a time of immense social upheaval around the Vietnam War and shifting social mores around personal hygiene and discipline (as well as drugs and sexuality), I opened and closed the restaurant, hired and supervised restaurant staff at all levels; calculated food costs; budgeted and advertised; ordered and received food; paid bills; provided instruction, training, motivation, counseling (yes!), and supervision for staff members, ensured security and cleanliness of building and lot - and proper, efficient, and competitive business operations; and pitched in to do the work in any of those employee roles (as needs arose).

Projects

Mandarin-English chat group at HSPH in Boston

EVERY WEEK we have a Mandarin-English chat group at HSPH in Boston

http://www.meetup.com/chinese-35

We'd like YOU to
(a) consider attending this event each week
(b) spread the word far and wide about this event so that OTHER Mandarin speakers and/or learners could discover this event and begin attending.

下午6点到晚上8点

* Mandarin speakers want to practice English (and reduce their Chinese accents)?
* English speakers want to learn Mandarin?
* Nerdy Chinese folks want to bring friends and have a fun, FREE "outing" in Boston just talking with nerdy strangers in English or Mandarin?

Schedule:
Before 6 pm - free conversations - so arrive early - as early as 5:30 pm
6-7 - Introductions
7-9:30 pm - FREE CHAT (no talk tonight)
7-9:30 pm - small Mandarin-speaking groups
7-9:30 pm - English language pronunciation and grammar workshops

After 9:30 pm - free conversations - so stay late

Our stable location is Kresge 201 in the most gracious and globally conscious Harvard School of Public Health, where health-conscious and energy-conscious building and curriculum modifications have been made.

All Mandarin speakers (and English-speakers, too) need to register IN ADVANCE to get an HSPH building permission for the night.

E-Mail LMA_Mandarin@YMail.com to register your intent AND sign YES on this meetup.

下午6点到晚上8点3

PLEASE request by 3 pm the day before the Tuesday evening event.

* Harvard Square to LMA is about 30 minutes on #66 bus or the M2 Harvard bus.
* Green Line E-Line comes to the building.
* Walking from the Orange Line takes about 5-10 minutes.
* Walking from Brookline is about 10 minutes.
* MFA, NEU, Wentworth, and Colleges of the Fenway are adjacent.
* Route 9 comes right into the area.
* Street parking is FREE from 6 pm onward.

Show your CURRENT LOCAL ID to the HSPH Security Guard, the UP the open indoor stairwell (follow signs to Kresge 201).

E-Mail LMA_Mandarin@YMail.com and Maynard.Clark@GMail.com for a building pass if you don't have a Harvard ID; we convene in Kresge 201; you will ask the HSPH security guard where that is.

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