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My 'Resume' Part 2

Work Experience:

  • Rehab Engineer, Va Dept for the Blind, Norfolk, VA  12/00 - present
  • Board Member, Children Are Hope, Inc., Portsmouth, VA 3/00 - 2005
  • Chief Internet Officer, BiDC, Inc., Bethesda, MD 6/99 - 12/01
  • Web Developer/Designer (paid!) 6/99 - present
  • Board Member, BiDC, Inc., Bethesda, MD  6/99 - 12/01
  • Webmaster of web hosting service 4/99 - present
  • Author/Designer of own website 11/98 - present
  • Vocational Rehab Counselor, Norfolk, VA  9/96 - 12/00
  • Consultant for Paratransit Services, Minibus Co, 1/96 - 8/96
  • Millwright, R. M. Taylor, Inc., Norfolk, VA 6/95 - 11/95
  • Web Consultant, Regent University School of Counseling 3/95 - 5/95
  • Intern, FHC Norfolk Child & Adolescent Unit, Norfolk, VA  2/95 - 5/95
  • Salesman, Virginia Business Promotions, Va Beach, VA 1/95 - 2/95
  • Leadership Training Facilitator, Hampton Roads Transportation, 9/94 - 6/95
  • Retreat Team Member, Norfolk, VA (Volunteer) 12/87- present
  • Adult Sunday School Teacher, (Volunteer), Norfolk, VA 1/85 - 7/88
  • Preschool Sunday School Teacher (Volunteer) 8/85 - 7/88
  • Owner, Paladin Computer Services, Va Beach, VA  8/83 - 7/88
  • Local Amway Distributor (reached 4,000) 1978 to 1992
  • General Laborer/Steel Cutter, Lakeview Forge, Erie, PA 5/74 - 8/74
  • Clerk, Illinois Institute of Technology Rec Center, Chicago, IL 9/72 - 8/76
  • Fast Food Worker, McDonald's, 9/71 - 6/72
  • Paperboy, Boston Globe & Herald-Tribune, Waltham, Massachusetts 9/66 - 10/69
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United States Navy, 1972 to 1994
  • Special Projects/Publicity Officer, CREDO Norfolk 8/93 - 8/94
  • Student, Navy Drug & Alcohol Counselor School, San Diego California 5/93 - 7/93
  • Middle School Conflict Manager Program, Newport News, Virginia 9/92 - 3/93
  • Family Advocacy Subcommittee President, USS Enterprise 3/91 - 4/93
  • Admin Officer, Safety Officer, Training Officer, Fleet Composite Squadron SIX, NAS Norfolk 8/88 - 2/91
  • Officer-in-Charge VC-6 UNITAS Detachment 6/89 - 12/89
  • Special Assistant to the Medical Officer 4/88 - 7/88
  • Director Navy Family Service Center, NAS, Oceana 10/86 - 4/88
  • Human Resources Department Head, NAS Oceana 10/86- 4/88
  • Family Advocacy Subcommittee President, 10/86 - 4/88
  • Communications Officer, NAS Oceana 8/85 - 9/86
  • CMS Head Custodian, NAS Oceana 8/85 - 9/86
  • Instructor, Navy Rights & Responsibilities, NAS Oceana 8/85 - 9/86
  • Officer-in-Charge Mobile Training Team, Naval Amphibious School, NAB Little Creek 1/83 - 8/85
  • Instructor Leadership Management Education Training 1/83 - 8/85
  • Senior Watch Officer, Naval Amphibious School, NAB Little Creek 1/83 - 8/85
  • Human Resources Management Instructor School, 8/82 - 12/82
  • Radar Intercept Officer, Fighter Squadron Eighty Four 2/78 - 7/82
  • Legal Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer, Division Officer, also Morale Welfare & Recreation Officer, Fighter Squadron Eighty Four 2/78 - 7/82
  • F-14 Flight Training, Flight School (see story on obstacles) 8/76 - 2/78
  • NROTC Company Commander, Bravo Company, IIT, Chicago 8/75 - 6/76
  • Rifle Team Member, 42-4 record, 9/72 - 6/76
  • NROTC at Illinois Institute of Technology 8/72 - 8/76
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Education/Training Received:

  • VDBVI Rehab Conference 9/02
  • Advanced Jaws Scripting Training 9/02
  • Conflict Resolution 8/01
  • MAOP Conference 10/00 Speaker!
  • MAOP Conference 5/00
  • HWG Web Accessibility Course 4/00
  • VDBVI Career Counseling Seminar 3/00
  • CompuMasters Website Design Seminar 11/99
  • Crisis Prevention Institute Seminar, Richmond 10/99
  • MAOP Conference 10/99
  • DVH Voc Rehab Counselor Conference, Richmond 8/99
  • CompuMasters Website Design Seminar 5/99
  • DVH Job Placement Seminar 3/99
  • DVH Voc Rehab Counselor Conference, Richmond 8/98
  • DVH High School Transition Weekend for Families 5/98
  • DRS Leadership Conference Series, Virginia Beach 4/98
  • DVH Voc Rehab Counselor Conference, Richmond 1/98
  • NFB Technology for the Blind Seminar, Baltimore 1/98
  • DVH/DRS/WWRC Training, Staunton/Fisherville 12/97
  • DVH Disability Awareness Training, Richmond 10/97
  • ODU Reality Therapy Seminar, Norfolk 4/97
  • Computer Trouble Shooting and Repair, Newport News 3/97
  • RSA Deaf-Blind Seminar, Philadelphia 2/97
  • DVH Conflict Resolution Training, Richmond 12/96
  • University of Wisconsin Job Placement Seminar 11/96
  • DVH Low Vision Training, Richmond 10/96
  • DVH Randolph-Sheppard Program Training, Richmond 10/96
  • DVH Voc Rehab Counselor Training, Richmond 9/96
  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Regent University, 7/95
  • CREDO III Spirituality Retreat 5/94
  • Child Sexual Abuse Seminar, Portsmouth Naval Hospital 9/92
  • CREDO Men's Retreat 8/92
  • Domestic Violence Conference, Naval Base Norfolk 5/92
  • Evangelism Explosion Training, Level 3, Spring 1990
  • Suicide Awareness Training 12/89
  • Evangelism Explosion Training, Level 2, Spring 1989
  • Grief Assistance Training 12/88
  • Evangelism Explosion Training, Level 1, Autumn, 1988
  • Peter Drucker Management Seminar 1/88
  • CREDO Team Member Training 12/87
  • Drug and Alcohol Program Managers Conference 7/87
  • Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative School, Virginia Beach 11/86
  • Command Assessment Team Training, Norfolk 10/86
  • Command Training Team Training, Norfolk 12/85
  • Leadership and Management School, Norfolk 9/85
  • Human Resources Management Instructor School, Memphis, TN, 12/82
  • Legal Officer Training, Naval Justice School, Newport, RI 5/79
  • Flight Training, Pensacola, Florida and Virginia Beach, VA 2/79
  • BS Economics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois 8/76
  • Graduate, Hillcrest High School, Country Club Hills, Illinois 6/72
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Professional Affiliation:

Other Affiliations:

Favorite Charities:

Websites in which I am involved:

Traveling the road of life, often at night!Events,
Hobbies,
Items Of Variable Interest:

  • Little League Sponsor 1998 to 2003
  • Little League Umpire (Minors - Volunteered by coach!)
  • Captain of Bowling Team “The Pockets”, (so named for the German "Pocket Battleships") 1972 to 1976, in Chicago
  • Captain of Bowling Team 1977 to 1978 in Florida
  • Captain of Bowling Team 1994, in Virginia
  • Co-captain of Softball Team, catcher 1978
  • Started Golfing to have more time with my Dad in 1993.
  • 1st Language: Ukrainian 1950's to present
  • 2nd Language: English 1950's to present
  • Other Languages Studied: Latin, German, Russian, Spanish.
  • Other languages tried: Polish, Portuguese, Italian, Old Slavonic.
  • Fastest I have driven a car: 135mph (19821/2 Saab 900 Turbo)
  • Fastest long drive: 72 hours elapsed time, 3100 miles.
  • Fastest short drive: 210 miles in 2 hours.
  • Longest stint at the wheel, only gas stops: 14 hours, 1100 miles
  • Best fast car I have driven: Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera (Smooth!)
  • Longest high-speed pursuit of a hit-and-run driver: (see story): 40 miles
  • Estimated # of books read: 2,250+
  • Fastest I have traveled: 1,100 knots (~ 1200+ mph) 1981
  • Times the pilot made me throw up: once in 1978
  • Times the pilot failed to make me throw up: hundreds, 1978 to present
  • Fastest I lost $7,000: 90 days commodities trading 1985
  • Current typing speed: 67 wpm, using a Dvorak keyboard!
  • Seven Seas traveled: All! 1979-1989
  • Hurricanes lived through: Four, so far. Two on land and two at sea!
  • Continents Visited: 5 (not Australia nor Antarctica)
  • Personal Computers owned over the years: over 30!
  • Time it took to paraphrase New Testament & Proverbs: 3 years.
  • Bible versions read completely: English (12)
  • Bible versions read from: 22
    English(17), Ukrainian(3), Greek(1), Spanish(1)
  • Aircraft Carrier landings: total: 399!
  • Night-time Carrier landings: Over 100! (see a sample)
  • Best bowling 3 game series in a sanctioned league: 558
  • Best golf score: 85 (on a par-63 course!)
  • Sports in which I have won trophies:
    Bowling, Small Bore Rifle, Small Bore Pistol, Foosball, Chess.
  • Non-trophied sports: ... too many to mention!
  • Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans: 4 in a row! 1973-76
  • Longest distance run at one time: 4.5 miles
  • Longest drive on a tank of gas: 560 miles! (Volkswagen Rabbit with extra tank in spare tire well.)
  • Furthest point North: Off of Norway, near Narvik 1981
    (My wife has been to Barrow, Alaska!)
  • Furthest point South: Punta Arenas, Chile 1989 (Actually, it was in the bay, south of there.)
    (Snow was falling in bright sunlight while I was there!)
  • Highest altitude reached: 50,000+ feet 1981
  • Deepest depth: 50 ft (in a submarine) 1988
  • Highest body weight: 215
  • Lowest body weight: about 8 pounds at birth!
  • Most weight lost when planned: 35 pounds in 5 months, when switched to Atkins way of eating!
  • Countries I have visited: (England, Scotland, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Poland, Ukraine, Canada, Mexico, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama.
  • I have been off the coast of dozens of other countries.
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