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educator , Public relations executive

Cynthia S. Gleason, American public relations executive, educator. Recipient Public Relations Person of Year award, Southland Corporation, 1976. Active Guardians Ad Litem; board directors Juvenile Offenders in Need, Inc., Denver; Member of Public Relations Society of America (accredited; counselors academy), Denver Press Club.


Gleason, Cynthia S. was born on March 2, 1949 in Portage, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Walter E. and Arleen (Slette) Gleason.


Bachelor in Journalism, University Wisconsin, 1972.


Intern University Wisconsin-Madison Medical Center Office of Public Information, 1970, State of Wisconsin Department Natural Resources, Madison, 1971. Writer-researcher, junior account executive William Kostka & Associate, Denver, since 1972, senior account executive, 1974—1977, vice president, 1977—1979, senior vice president, 1979—1981, executive vice president, 1981—1997. President, Chief Executive Officer Kostka-Gleason Communications, Inc., since 1997.

Instructor department journalism University Colorado.


Active Guardians Ad Litem. Board directors Juvenile Offenders in Need, Inc., Denver. Member of Public Relations Society of America (accredited.

Counselors academy), Denver Press Club.


Married William J. Kostka, Junior, April 6, 1974. Children: Jennifer Kostka, William J. Kostka III.

Walter E. Gleason

Arleen (Slette) Gleason

William J. Kostka

William J. Kostka III Gleason

Jennifer Kostka Gleason