2005 & 2008    Spokane County Library District Board, Working With the Media

2005 – present     Annual “Thinking Out Loud With …” public town and gown speaking events related to public scholarship in Communication.

2007        Spokane Area Red Cross

2004        ISR Corporation, Liberty Lake, WA. Communication Audit

1999         Spokane County Library District Board and Managers, Working With the Media

1994-2002     Director, Annual Conference on Spirituality, Culture and the Media. Gonzaga University.

1990-present     Media and Culture. This research looks at the influence of media on foreign cultures.

1993         American Red Cross - Intercultural Training.

1991-92    U.S. Bank Corporation, Eastern Washington Area Managers. Process and Proposal.

        Army Corp of Engineers, Walla Walla, Washington.

        General Electric Medical Systems Corp., Spokane, Washington.

1987 Mills College (Oakland, California) Program In Communication. External Consultant for curriculum revision and future directions.

1981-1990 Research in comparative education processes of reading, writing, and speaking and the impact of early teaching in the United States and England.

1984-85 Saint Mary's College of California. Department of Communications. Consultant for curriculum revision and departmental philosophy.

1977-87     Director, Annual Conference on Communication, Chaffey College. The Conference each year attracted nearly 200 academics and professional people for a series of practical workshops on some specific theme in communication.

1983         Child Development Seminars, Inland Empire Schools, "Working With Multi-Cultural School Age Groups."

1982         Center for Public Safety, Orange County, California, Communication and Stress Management Seminars.

1975-82     Ethnographic Research, Description of Classroom Communication, California Public Schools.

1981         California Police Association, Communication Skills and Organizational Behavior.

1980         Post-service Teacher Center Consulting, Rowland Unified School District-Language and Reading in Primary and Special Education Classrooms.

1975-80     Research and Coordination of the Discourse Analysis and Language Function Projects, International Association of Applied Linguistics.

1979         Post-service Teacher Training Seminars - Bonita Unified School District-Toward a Philosophy of Reading in the Primary Grades.

1978         Freightliner Corporation, Organizational Communication Audit, Chino, California.

1975-77     Research Assistant to Professor John O. Regan, Claremont Graduate School and University Center.

Duties included coordination of research projects, supervision and conducting of field research, experimental design and data analysis, construction of ethnographic analysis systems, investigation of interaction of verbal and nonverbal modalities of human communication, applied educational linguistics.)

1975         Consulting Upward Bound Program, Claremont Colleges.

1974         Consulting Lynwood Unified School District, in-service workshop on behavioral and educational problem children, Lynwood, California.

My current research areas include:

Media and Social Values

Communication and Culture

Communication Pedagogy