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Martin Morrison

Martin Morrison, American writer. Certified (life) national tournament director; certified junior/community college teacher (life), California. Schola Gregoriana San Francisco, 1989-1992, Schola Cantemus, 1992-1995; director St. John Schola, since 1995.


  • Morrison, Martin was born on March 28, 1947 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Raymond Earl and June (Cabral) Morrison.

  • Education

    • AB with distinction, University California, Berkeley, 1967. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1969. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1973.


    • Instructor classics and English composition University California at Berkeley, 1967-1973. Instructor legal argument Boalt Hall Law School, 1972. With executive office CF Air Freight, Inc., 1979-1983, assistant to traffic manager for special projects, 1982-1983, computer systems manager, 1982-1983.

      Computer systems analyst Qantel Business Computers, 1983-1986, senior computer systems analyst, 1986-1992. Senior technical writer Shared Medical Systems, 1992-1996, supervisor technical writing, 1996-1998, manager technical writing, 1998—2000. Lead technical writer Kaiser Permanent, since 2001.

      Member Amateur Chamber Music Players, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Certified (life) national tournament director. Certified junior/community college teacher (life), California.



    Assistant concertmaster Berkeley Chamber Chorus and Orchestra, 1980-1983. Concertmaster Oakland Philharmonic, 1987-1990, board directors, corporation secretary, 1988-1990. 1st violin Albany Trio, 1987-1991, Mostly Baroque Ensemble, 1999-2000.

    Volunteer staff Chabot Science Center, 1981-1984, chairman computer system management staff. Secretary, treasurer AstroSoft, 1983-1987. Fellow United States Metric Association (life, chairman consumer education committee since 1984, Special Citation 1986, certified advanced metrication specialist 1987).

    Member American Philological Association, American Classical League, Eastbay Astronomical Society (board directors 1981-1984, vice president 1983-1984), International Association Chess Press (vice president 1973-1977), Society for Technology Communications (senior ), Chess Journalists Association (president 1972-1975), World Chess Federation (international life arbiter, member rules committee 1973-1978, chairman 1976-1978), United States Chess Federation (board delegations 1968-1978, 1st vice president Pacific Region 1972-1973, national secretary 1972-1975, technical director 1973-1976, executive director 1976-1978, Distinguished Volunteer award, 1982, Special citation, 1984, Distinguished Service award 1995), California Alumni Association (life, scholarship committee, chairman 1987-1993, Distinguished Chairman award 1990), San Lorenzo Garden Homes Association (vice president/secretary 1985-1986, president 1986-1992), Mensa, Friends of the Alameda Free Library, Phi Beta Kappa.
    Martin Morrison
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    Born March 28, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1967
      University California
    • 1969
      University California
    • 1973
      University California
    • 1967 - 1973
      Instructor, classics and English composition University California at Berkeley
    • 1972
      instructor, legal argument Boalt Hall Law School
    • 1979 - 1983
      with executive, office CF Air Freight
    • 1992 - 1996
      senior, technical writer Shared Medical Systems
    • 1996 - 1998
      senior, technical writer Shared Medical Systems
    • 2001
      lead technical writer, Kaiser Permanent
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