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Public relations executive

Thomas Paul Banas, American public relations executive. Recipient Michigan Volunteer Leadership award, 1972, Special Tribute Michigan House Representatives, 1973. Member American Society.Laws and Medicine, American Management Association Association Executives Metropolitan.

Background

Banas, Thomas Paul was born on April 15, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Ted J. and Pearl (Danilowicz) Banas.

Education

Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Detroit, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Wayne State University, 1964.

Career

General technical aide City of Detroit, 1958-1960. Market research assistant Micromatic Hone Corporation, Detroit, 1960. Copywriter Ruben Advertising, Detroit, 1960-1961.

Promotion writer The Detroit News, 1961-1963. Publicitymgr. Station WWJ AM-FM-television, 1963-1967. Senior writer G. & D Communications Inc., Detroit, 1967.

Assistant promotion manager, Station WWJ AM-FM-television, 1967-1973, community relations director, 1973-1976. Senior vice president, P/R Associate, Inc., Detroit, 1976-1978. Executive director American Lung Association Southeast Michigan, Detroit, since 1978.

Instructor Highland Park College, 1968-1970, University of Detroit, 1970. Board of directors Royal Oak Boys' Club, 1974-1987. Board Executive Committee Southeastern Michigan chapter American Red Cross, 1973-1979.

Member Executive Board Metropolitan Detroit chapter National Foundation March of Dimes, 1976-1979, Comprehensive Health Planning Council Southeast Michigan, 1973-1985, Oakland County Mental Health Board, 1976-1982, Pleasant Ridge CityCommn., 1973-1977. Delegate Southeast Michigan Council Govts., 1973-1977, Council onRegional Development, 1973-1981, Council on Environmental Strategy, since 1973. Coordinator International Freedom Festival, 1977.

Membership

Board directors Royal Oak Boys' Club, 1974—1987. Board executive committee Southeastern Michigan Chapter American Red Cross, 1973—1979. Member executive board Metropolitan Detroit Chapter National Foundation March of Dimes, 1976—1979, Comprehensive Health Planning Council Southeast Michigan, 1973—1985, Pleasant Ridge City Commission, 1973—1977, Oakland County Mental Health Board, 1976—1982.

Delegate Southeast Michigan Council Governments, 1973—1977, Council Regional Development, 1973—1981, Council Environmental Strategy, since 1973. Coordinator International Freedom Festival, 1977. Member of Economic Club, Association Executives Metropolitan, American Management Association, American Society Laws and Medicine, Adcraft Club (Detroit), Detroit Press Club (board directors).

Connections

Married Carolyn Ann Burch, May 23, 1958. Children: Scott, Amy, Polly.

father:
Ted J. Banas

mother:
Pearl (Danilowicz) Banas

spouse:
Carolyn Ann Burch

child:
Amy Banas

child:
Scott Banas

child:
Polly Banas