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Paul L.W. Krueger

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Employment Experience:

Aug 97 - Present: King Marketing Ltd.,
Communications and IT,
Headed the communications and IT for this sales and marketing firm, which represents many brand names and has offices across Canada. Achievements here have included the computerization of office operations and the setup and maintenance of the corporate computer network. Design of detailed sales analysis, and production of several presentations. The redesign of the corporate identity including: the design and building of a corporate logo, corporate forms and website. The maintenance of the company's web based e-mail system. Have also assisted with in-store merchandising and servicing, have produced product "sell & info sheets", using publishing industry standard software, and have inaugurated and managed a student demo and summer job program including program set up, advertising, interviewing, hiring, training coordination and supervision.

Sep 02 - Present: Simon Fraser University,
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
Teaching Assistant for upper division undergrad courses in Communications including: Communication to Mitigate Disaster, Book Publishing in Canada, the Publishing Process, Understanding Television, and Evaluative Research Methods.
Research Assistant for SFU's Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology and the Canadian Water Network.

Nov 95 - Jun 97: Transpacific Tours (Canada), Vancouver, BC
Inventory Coordinator
Responsible for supplier liaison and for the booking and coordination of all services related to the operation of tours traveling throughout Canada. Much experience was obtained in convention & tourism planning and I helped to coordinate the transition from a paper-based to computer inventory system.

Apr 95 - Sep 95: Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Regina, SK
Editorial Assistant
Term position. Duties included detailed public policy research, writing and layout preparations for a bimonthly newspaper.

Sep 91 - Dec 91: Private Consultant, Regina, SK
Communications Consultant
Term position for a non-profit organization. Arranged speaking engagements, presentations and forums, and assisted in fundraising.

Apr 91 - Aug 91: Research Coordinator, Ottawa, ON
Term Position. Assisted in research, writing, editing and distribution of a national newsletter and fundraising material for a non-profit organization.

Jun 89 - Sep 89: Summer Political Internship, Washington, DC
Paid Intern
Assisted the research and communications staff of a United States Senator. Duties included research on domestic and foreign policy issues, inter-governmental and constituency communications, distribution of press releases and mass mailings.


Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
2002 - 2005 Master of Arts in Communications
Focus on: Broadcast & Telecom Technology, Public Policy and Regulation, Communication Theory, Research Methods, Risk Communication and Political Economy.
2001: SFU Continuing Studies: Web Publishing
1997 - 1999: Post Baccalaureate diploma in Communications
Specialized in Broadcast and Telecom Policy & Regulation and Canadian Publishing.
Major projects included: Major Media Content Analysis, Mock CRTC License Application
1992 - 1993: Post-degree enhancement studies

Christendom College, Front Royal, VA, USA
1987 - 1990: Bachelor of Arts, Dept. of Political Science
Focus on Political Theory, Philosophy and Strategic Campaign Techniques
Major projects included summer internship and senior thesis.
Degree received with distinction in May 1990.

University of Regina, Regina, SK
1984 - 1987: Undergraduate studies, Faculty of Arts, Pre-Journalism.

Estevan Comprehensive High School, Estevan, SK
1981 - 1984: Academic Concentration.

*Transcripts available on request.

Communication and Technical Skills:

· Excellent written and presentation skills.
· Well developed analytical, organizational, and research skills including electronic database research.
· Comfortable interpersonal and public relations skills in multi-disciplined settings.
· Proven ability to work well under high pressure, and to maintain confidentiality.
· Sound knowledge of IBM compatible PC systems, good working knowledge of Macintosh operating platform, Adobe Acrobat, Page Maker, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Macromedia "Dream Weaver", Windows 95/98,ME, 2000, XP, MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Lotus Notes, Eudora, Novel Network and the SPSS statistical data program.
· Graduate of Super-Host Tourism Training Program.
· Alumni of Morton Blackwell Leadership Institute.
· Member of Golden Key National Honors Society
Extracurricular Activities:
· Volunteer Instructor for Sacred Heart Parish PREP program. (2002-2005)
· Volunteer Coach for Ladner Minor League Baseball & Soccer.
· Volunteer in civic and political organizations (advance tour prep, media relations, and strategic planning).
· President of Strata Council (1998-2001).
· Participant in various organized and recreational sports including hockey, skiing & mountain biking. Avid horseman.

Post-Secondary Courses Taken:

Masters in Communication
Simon Fraser University
2004: CMNS 804 - Philosophy of Technology; Andrew Feenberg (audited course)
2003: CMNS 830 - Popular Culture & Media Theory; Roman Onufrijchuk
CMNS 801 - Design and Methodology in Communication Research (Qualitative Methods); Adam Holbrook, Morley Lipsett, and Roman Onufrijchuk
CMNS 804 - Comparative Media Theory; Ian Angus
2002: CMNS 855 - Technical Foundations of Modern Communications; Peter Anderson

Simon Fraser University
2001: Continuing Studies - Web Publishing
Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Communications
1999: CMNS 473 - Publication, Design and Print Production
1998: CMNS 480 - Directed study - News Research; Bob Hackett and Donald Gutstein
CMNS 436 - Telecommunication Regulation in North America; Peter Anderson
CMNS 421 - Issues Seminar - Newswatch; Bob Hackett, Donald Gutstein
CMNS 375 - Magazine Publishing; Bob Mercer
CMNS 333 - Broadcast Policy and Regulation; Catherine Murray
1997: CMNS 371 - Structure of the Book Publishing Industry in Canada; Jane Cowan
CMNS 331 - Political Communication; Bob Hackett
CMNS 230 - Intro to Communication Media; Catherine Murray

1992: EDUC 230 - Intro to Philosophy of Education
LING 110 - The Wonder of Words
GEOG 265 - Geography of British Columbia
HIST 224 - Europe from the French Revolution to the First World War
HIST 225 - Twentieth Century Europe

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science
Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia:
1987 - 1990: Courses in Political Science and Economics, Philosophy, History, Theology and English Literature and Composition.
- Program included a four-month internship in Washington, DC.
*Transcript or list of courses provided on request.

University of Regina, Saskatchewan
1984 - 1987: Courses in Astronomy, English Literature and Composition, Logic, Political Science and Economics, Sociology and Theatre
*Transcript or list of courses provided on request.