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Public relations executive

John Bernard Meyer, American public relations executive.

Background

Meyer, John Bernard was born on July 22, 1933 in St. Louis. Son of Bernard Charles and Virginia Marie (Hetherington) Meyer.

Education

Student, Southern Methodist University, 1953.

Career

Television network news correspondent Columbia Broadcasting System News, Washington, 1962-1975. Anchor, correspondent Mutual Radio Network, 1975-1977. National director communications General Aviation Manufacturers Association, 1977-1981.

Director corporation public relations Gates-Lear Jet Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, 1981-1985. Manager corporation public relations The Garrett Corporation, Los Angeles, 1985-1987. Manager marketing communications Allied Signal Controls and Accessories Division, Tucson, 1987-1993.

Area director public affairs Allied Signal Inc., South Bend, Indiana, since 1993. Editor: Civil Aviation-Fuel Crisis Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1974 (Aviation/Space Writers award 1975). Producer: General Aviation Benefits Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1978 (Aviation/Space Writers award 1979).

Achievements

  • Avocation: commercial aviation.

Membership

Board directors Tucson-Pima Arts Council, 1987-1993, president, 1990-1992. Board edirs. Arizona Council Economic Education, Tucson, 1987-1993, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, 1988-1990, Metro The Young Men's Christian Association of Tucson, 1989-1993. Board directors Project Future, South Bend, Indiana, since 1994, Northern Indiana Public television Commission, since 1994.

Member Aviation/Space Writers National Foundation (vice president, board directors 1987-1993, president since 1993, Golden Quill award 1988), Public Relations Society of America (president Tucson chapter 1985), Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (vice chairman, board directors 1990-1993), St. Joseph County (Indiana) C. of Chamber (board directors since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: commercial aviation.

Connections

Married Alberta Ruth Krohn, June 13, 1957. Children: Margaret, Chrystal, Kathleen, Jennifer, Victoria.

father:
Bernard Charles Meyer

mother:
Virginia Marie (Hetherington) Meyer

spouse:
Alberta Ruth Krohn

child:
Margaret Meyer

child:
Chrystal Meyer

child:
Kathleen Meyer

child:
Jennifer Meyer

child:
Victoria Meyer