Personal Resume: Glenn A. Walsh – 2005 September

 

Glenn A. Walsh                                                   Telephone: 412-561-7876

P.O. Box 1041                                                      Electronic Mail: < gawalsh@planetarium.cc >

Pittsburgh PA 15230-1041 U.S.A.                  Internet Web Site: < http://www.planetarium.cc >

 

Ø       Education:

 

B.A. Journalism, With Distinction, Honors Program, University of Kentucky, Lexington – 1978 May.

     General Editorial Sequence; emphasis in Urban Affairs.

FCC Third Class Commercial Radiotelephone License with Broadcast Endorsement – 1972 March.

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, National Honor Society.

 

Ø       Experience:

 

Friends of the Zeiss, Pittsburgh – Project Director: 2002 April to Present:

     2005 August – Succeeded in establishing Historic Landmark status for original Buhl Planetarium.

     2004 June – Managed only Pittsburgh public observing session, with telescopes, of historic Transit of Planet Venus.

     Continue lobbying for preservation and restoration of historic Buhl Planetarium equipment and artifacts.

 

Internet Web Site Administrator, Pittsburgh – 1996 June to Present: Created and maintain web sites for organizations:

     Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall (1996 to 2000), Duquesne Incline (1998 to Present), Citizens Advisory              

     Panel of Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission (1998);

     And web sites regarding historical topics (1999 to Present): Buhl Planetarium, Adler Planetarium, Andrew Carnegie    

     and Carnegie Libraries, Henry Clay Frick, John Brashear—among other topics.

 

Celebration of Centennial of Dedication of Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, Carnegie PA – 2002 October:

     Organized, publicized, and managed event in Music Hall; delivered address on history of Library.

 

Conference of Great Lakes Planetarium Association, Pittsburgh (North Hills) – 2001 October:

     Delivered Invited Address on history of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science.

 

Cobblestone, national history magazine for children, Peterborough NH – 1999 April.

     Consulting Editor for monthly issue with theme: Life and Philanthropies of Andrew Carnegie;

     created and maintain Internet web site to accompany magazine issue.

 

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, Carnegie PA – 1990 November to 2001 February.

     Instructor, Introduction to the Internet public class – 1997 January to 2001 February.

     Civil War Museum Coordinator – 1999 July to 2000 June.

     Manager, Annual Summer Reading Program for Young People – Summer, 1995.

     Public Relations Chairman – 1995 April to 2000 June.

     Library Aide – 1990 November to 1993 September.

 

Carnegie Science Center, Buhl Planetarium (a.k.a. Buhl Science Center), Pittsburgh – 1982 June to 1992 January.

     Planetarium Lecturer – 1988 May to 1991 August.

     Astronomical Observatory Coordinator and Lecturer – 1986 June to 1991 August.

     Curator and Lecturer, Embryology (“Chick-Hatching”) Exhibit – 1983 May to 1987 May.

     Manager, Weekly Activities Telephone Recording – 1984 to 1989.

     U.S.S. Requin Submarine (SS-481):

          Tour Guide, Admissions and Souvenir Cashier – 1990 August to 1992 January.

     Tour Guide and Presenter/Floor Operations Assistant – 1982 June to 1991 August.

 

U.S. Postal Service, Pittsburgh – 1992 December: Casual Clerk.

 

U.S. Bureau of the Census, Pittsburgh – May to June in 1990 and 1980: Census Enumerator.

 

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A.T. &T. Information Systems, Pittsburgh – 1984 August to October: Sales Reports Supervisor.

 

The Daily Messenger, Pittsburgh Suburban Community Newspapers, Homestead PA

     1979 March to December: News Reporter (Municipal Affairs, Transportation Issues).

 

University of Kentucky Information Services, Lexington – 1977 January to 1978 May.

     Coordinator of “Newsline” Audio Service; News Reporter.

 

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Public Works Dept., Lexington KY

     1976 September to October: Supervisor of Neighborhood Information Surveyors.

 

Camp Shaw-Mi-Del-Eca, White Sulphur Springs/Lewisburg WV – Summers 1972 to 1977:

     General Manager of AM Radio Station; Senior Counselor; Instructor.

 

Ø       Community Involvement:

 

Board of Trustees, Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, Carnegie PA –

     1995 April to 2000 June: Life Trustee:

     Treasurer (1995 to 1996); Secretary (1997 to 1999); Library Historian (1995 to 2000).

 

Allegheny County Library Association Federated Library System, Pittsburgh

     1995 October to 1999 October: Delegate representing Andrew Carnegie Free Library.

 

Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission, Citizens’ Advisory Panel, Pittsburgh

     1994 June to 1998 April: Member of Panel; Treasurer (1996 to 1998).

 

Municipality of Mount Lebanon (PA) Sidewalk Task Force – 1992 May to 1993 April: Member.

 

Port Authority of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Transit Council, Pittsburgh

     1984 July to 1989 June: Charter Member; Chairman PR/Education Committee.

 

Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Transit Planning Advisory Task Force, Pittsburgh

     1987 January to August: Chairman, Transit Service Standards Committee.

 

Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission, Citizens’ Transit Advisory Committee, Pittsburgh

     1980 July to 1981 July: Member of Committee.