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Public relations executive

Mel Hintz, American public relations executive.


Hintz, Mel was born on February 5, 1932 in Verdigre, Nebraska, United States. Son of Harvey H. and Anna Alma (Harrom) Hintz.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska, 1953. Postgraduate, Chicago Art Institute, 1954. Postgraduate, University Maryland, Evreux, France, 1958.


Teacher Holy Cross Junior High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1953-1955. Publications editorial supervisor Bendix Corporation, Teterboro, New Jersey, 1960-1965, public relations writer, 1965-1969. Public relations account supervisor Keyes Martin Public Relations, Springfield, New Jersey, 1969-1985.

Vice president, public relations director Cherenson Public Relations, Parsippany, 1985-1986. Vice president SFJ Associates, Morris Plains, 1986-1989. Executive director New Jersey Glass Recycling Associate, Glen Ridge, since 1986.

President Mel Hintz Associates, since 1989. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author book on history and architecture of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Montclair, New Jersey. Author poetry, short stories and short plays. Contributor articles to newspapers and magazines.


Trustee New Jersey Glass Recycling Forum, Montclair, since 1986. Member advisory board New Jersey Clean Communities Program, Trenton, since 1988, Newark Recycling Program, since 1988. Former board directors Episcopal Society for Drama, New York City.

Board directors Youth Consultation Service, Newark, 1982-1988, Glen Ridge History Society, since 1987. With United States Air Force, 1955-1959. Member Public Relations Society of America (president-elect New Jersey chapter 1989, board directors since 1984), Order of Foresters.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, theater, writing, designing.


Married Gloria Lydia Jank, May 19, 1956. Children: Teresa Roxane, Eric Spencer.

Harvey H. Hintz

Anna Alma (Harrom) Hintz

Gloria Lydia Jank

Teresa Roxane Hintz

Eric Spencer Hintz