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Howard Shepard Ravis

Howard Shepard Ravis, American conference planner and publishing consultant. Recipient Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement award American Business Press, 1976; Top News Writing award New England Press Association, 1962.

Background

  • Ravis, Howard Shepard was born on March 3, 1934 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Paul Morton and Ida Ruth (Levin) Ravis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1959.

    Career

    • Sports editor Milford (Connecticut) Citizen, 1959-1960. Editor Stratford (Connecticut) News, 1960-1961. News editor Wallingford (Connecticut) Post, 1961-1962.

      Editor Needham (Massachusetts) Chronicle, 1962-1966. Reunion coordinator Boston University Alumni Association, 1966. Copy desk man, writer Boston Globe, 1966.

      News editor Scholastic Teacher magazine, 1966-1967. Management and careers editor Electronic Design magazine, 1967-1968. Managing editor Teacher magazine, 1968-1974.

      Editor, associate public Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1974-1977. Vice president seminar programming, also creative director Conference Management Corporation, Stamford, 1978-1980. Speaker; board directors Ossining (New York ) Open Door Medical Associates, 1973-1977.

      Chairman United Ossining Party, 1973, Ossining Citizens Committee Education, 1972-1973. Treasurer, board directors Ossining Interfaith Council for Action, 1970-1973.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Republican Town Meeting, Needham, 1966. Member national alumni council Boston University, 1977-1991. Trustee Ossining Public Library., 1986-1996, vice president, 1988-1989, president, 1989-1991, 95-96.

    With Army of the United States, 1956-1958. Member Boston University Alumni Association (chairman Westchester County 1972-1983).

    Connections

    • Married Sophie G. Simons, November 1, 1959. 1 daughter, Heidi.
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    • 1959
      Boston University
    • 1959 - 1960
      Sports editor Milford (Connecticut) Citizen
    • 1960 - 1961
      editor Stratford (Connecticut) News
    • 1961 - 1962
      news editor Wallingford (Connecticut) Post
    • 1962 - 1966
      editor Needham (Massachusetts) Chronicle
    • 1966
      reunion coordinator, Boston University Alumni Association
    • 1966 - 1967
      news editor Scholastic Teacher, magazine
    • 1967 - 1968
      management, and careers editor Electronic Design magazine
    • 1968 - 1974
      managing editor Teacher, magazine
    • 1978 - 1980
      vice president, Conference Management Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      also creative director, Conference Management Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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