Resumé

MICHAELMOLLOHAN

CAREER SUMMARY

DEMONSTRATED ACCOMPLISHMENTS in planning, management and coordinating public service, government, graphic arts, and data processing projects.

EDUCATION

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA, Major: English. Concentration: Journalism and Communications Studies. GPA 3.85/4.0 major.

WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE, INSTITUTE, WEST VIRGINIA, Major: Philosophy. Concentration: Oriental and Religious Philosophy. GPA 3.95/4.0 major.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OWNER, WINDRIFT ASSOCIATES, Charleston, West Virginia. Wrote contracts, proposals, advertising, press materials, and correspondence. Created graphic arts for publications, court displays, advertising, web publishing, and general display purposes. Created computer programs for clients’ use in administering government agencies and businesses.

NETWORK MANAGER, WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, Charleston, West Virginia. Managed the Network section of the Information Services Unit. Specified, built, and administered PC network systems for use in the regulation of strip mining. Wrote reports, specifications, job descriptions, grants, budgets, and system documentation.

TREASURER AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MADE TO ORDER SOFTWARE, Hurricane, West Virginia. Wrote modular computer programs for database-based accounting systems. Supervised financial aspects of corporation. General corporate operating and planning management.

COMPUTER OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA INFORMATION SYSTEMS SERVICES DIVISION, Charleston, West Virginia. Oversaw the operations of IBM mainframe computer systems. Performed troubleshooting and user liaison functions.

ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS

Music, Art, Mail Art, Cooking, Swimming, Writing, Walking.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

BETA TESTER FOR Note Tab Family of Editors, VERSION 4

TAUGHT AIRBRUSH WORKSHOP, MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA.

ONE-MAN ART EXHIBITS AT SOUTH CHARLESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, TRANS-ALLEGHENY BOOKS, AND PRO-ART IN CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA.

INVITATIONAL EXHIBIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHARLESTON.

WORKS DISPLAYED IN THREE INTERNATIONAL MAIL ART EXHIBITS, ARTE DE POSTO, QUEBEC, JANUARY 1998, MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, ROCHESTER, NY, DEC. 1996, AND POSTO DEL SOL, MIAMI, FL JULY 1997

SERVED ON THE EAST END STEERING COMMITTEE TO WORK ON CIVIC PROBLEMS IN THE EAST END SECTION OF CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA. CHAIRMAN OF BLOCK COMMITTEE.

ADVISOR TO WEST VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE, NORMAN FERGUSON , on two primary campaigns. Also advised Cubert Smith on advertising for his campaign for Kanawha County (West Virginia) Commissioner.

CANDIDATE FOR CHARLESTION, WV CITY COUNCIL, 10TH WARD in the 1995 City Primary Election.

ZIP CODE COORDINATOR, CHARLESTON POLICE DEPARTMENT NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAMS, Charleston, West Virginia. Organized, trained and coordinated all neighborhood watches for the 25301 ZIP Code area. Served on Neighborhood Watch Coordinating Committee. Redesigned Neighborhood Watch forms. Created new logo for organization. Received recognition before City Council.

FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN RADIO AND TELEVISION ANNOUNCING AND ENGINEERING.

PUBLISHED FEATURE ARTICLES in The Charleston Gazette, Cancer Valley Chronicle, AND Graffiti.

EDITED AND PUBLISHED UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER, Cancer Valley Chronicle.

OPERATED ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM AND MESSAGING SYSTEM.

ART, POETRY, AND AVANT GARDE WRITINGS PUBLISHED IN VARIOUS LITERARY AND ARTISTIC MAGAZINES.

POEMS PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 1998 AND APRIL 1998 ISSUES of PoetryMagazine.com

J. Michael Mollohan
P.O. Box 5534
Charleston, WV 25361