18769 Gillman Drive
Seeking position allowing me to create, advise, assist, and direct in a modern, vibrant, and challenging workplace.
Teacher - Sonoma Valley Unified School District, El Verano School, 1996-2018
Deliver lessons based on guidelines and personal insight. Respond to changing conditions and expectations. Shepherd student learning, understanding and growth.
Staff Writer – Sonoma Index Tribune, Current
Member – Sonoma Valley Citizen’s Advisory Commission (El Verano West)
Copywriter/Proofreader/Editor – The Kern Organization, Woodland Hills, CA Current Create effective written material; review and perfect for accuracy.
Wine Educator -Ravenswood Winery Tasting Room, 1996–2017 Greet and host visitors, maximize sales, organize and orchestrate public events.
Owner/Proprietor - Verano Vintners, 1992-95 Create, promote, market and manage my own brand of wine, available throughout greater Bay Area.
Wine Counselor/Clerk – Lucky Stores, 1985-96 Lead industry store design crew. Manage selection and inventory in department, place and receive orders, assist retail customers, supervise staff.
Sonoma County Housing Authority - Lease Negotiator, 1978-81 Follow Federal guidelines, inspect properties, assist families and elderly clients obtain housing.
Teaching Credential, Dominican College, 1996
B.A., Sonoma State College, 1978, Environmental Studies and Planning
Northern California native, 36 year resident of Sonoma.
Father of four adult children.
Musician/Songwriter. Band leader/manager/promoter.
Pristine driving record