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business owner , Community relations executive

Diana Ruth Breuer Baculis, community relations executive, business owner. Recipient John Cotton Dana award American Library Association, 1989, Marketing Excellence award Iowa Library. Friends, 1988, 90, EPIC Salute award Wmen in Communications, Inc., 1991, 92, L. Percy award Library. Public Relations Council, 1992, Addy awards, 2000, 01.

Background

Baculis, Diana Ruth Breuer was born on March 14, 1949 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Daughter of William H. and Dorothy M. (Nelson) Baculis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Iowa, 1981. Master of Science in Public Relations, University Stirling.

Career

Advertising sales manager Station KNIA of Leighton Enterprises, Knoxville, Iowa, 1976-1980. Senior staff assistant community relations department Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids, 1982-1988. Director Department Community Relations Cedar Rapids Public Library., 1988—2004.

Principal Summit Group Public Relations and Marketing Consultant, since 2004. President Iowa City Business Club, 2005—2006.

Membership

Treasurer fundraising Iowa Women's Political Caucus, Johnson County, 1973-1975. Vice president Des Moines chapter American Women in Radio and television, 1975-1979. Board directors Cedar Rapids Area Cultural Alliance, 1996-2004.

Member Public Relations Society of America (board directors 1988-1993, 2000-2001, accredited 1991, president Cedar Valley chapter 1993), Downtown Promotion Committee Cedar Rapids (board directors Winterfest 1992-1995), Friends of Cedar Rapids Library., University Iowa Alumni Association, Beta Sigma Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, performing arts, flower gardening.

Connections

Married George J. Baculis, August 9, 1986. 1 child, Kimera L.

father:
William H. Baculis

mother:
Dorothy M. (Nelson) Baculis

spouse:
George J. Baculis

child:
Kimera L. Baculis