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Howard Shepard Ravis Edit Profile

conference planner and publishing consultant

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.


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


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1959.


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, Connecticut, 1978-1980. Speaker; board directors Ossining (New York) Open Door Medical Associations, 1973-1977. Chairman United Ossining Party, 1973, Ossining Citizens Committee Education, 1972-1973.

Treasurer, board directors Ossining Interfaith Council for Action, 1970-1973.


Republican Town Meeting, Needham, 1966. Member of national alumni county 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).


Son of Paul Morton and Ida Ruth (Levin) R. M. Sophie G. Simons, November 1, 1959. 1 daughter, Heidi.

Paul Morton Ravis

Ida Ruth (Levin) Ravis

Sophie G. Simons