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Michael Boyd Clark’s Resume


Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge, Virginia

  • Continuing Studies Certificate, Theater, December 2008

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Master of Public Administration, Center for Public Administration and Policy; December 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts, Geography; December 1994

Denbigh High School Newport News, Virginia

  • Governor’s Degree; June 1986

Employment Experience

Theater Experience

I have worked both on-stage and backstage for several shows in the Northern Virginia region. My complete theater resume is on my stage management site (Self Employed) Woodbridge, Virginia

  • System Administrator/Webmaster February 2007 – present
    • System management, email, web, etc…
    • HTML, software systems (such as WordPress, Mailman) (Self Employed) Woodbridge, Virginia

  • System Administrator/Webmaster/Theatre Critic August 2005 – present
    • System management, email, web, etc…
    • HTML, software systems (such as WordPress, Mailman, Dokuwiki)
    • Provided reviews and interviews with local theatre organizations and performers
    • Managed and edited podcast

Center for Democracy and Technology Washington, DC

  • Webmaster September 2000 – February 2007
    • Maintained content of several web sites, including:
      • Center for Democracy and Technology and subdomains:
        • Operation Opt-Out makes it easier for people to opt-out of many different databases
        • Privacy Watchdog allows people to comment on companies’ privacy policies
        • Publius is a censorship-resistant publishing system
        • Snoop shows what information is available about you as you surf the web
        • ConsumerPrivacyGuide a guide for consumers on ways to keep their privacy intact
        • CFP2002 the offical website for the Computers Freedom and Privacy 2002 conference
        • NAIS Project: The NGO and Academic ICANN Study (NAIS) is an international project to review the nature of public representation in the Internet’s domain name management organization, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
        • GIPI Project (Global Internet Policy Initaitive) educates policy-makers world-wide on the uniquely decentralized, open, market-driven nature of the Internet
      • Internet Education Foundation educates the public and policymakers about
        the potential of a decentralized global Internet
      • GetNetWise is an educational resource designed to help parents learn about ways to keep children safe online
      • Internet Caucus Advisory Committee educates the Congress and the public about important Internet-related policy issues.
      • COPA Commission, a congressionally appointed panel, whose mision is to “identify
        technological or other methods that will help reduce access by minors to material that is harmful to minors on the Internet”
    • Maintained office hardware
    • Performed software installations
    • Coordinated office network back-up routine
  • Grassroots Webmaster August 1999 – September 2000
    • Maintained content of several web sites (listed above)
    • Coordinated and programmed activist actions, including the February 2000 action concerning DoubleClick’s plans to merge online and offline data
    • Interacted with netizens over a wide range of issues affecting the Internet, such as privacy, freedom of expresion, and encryption technologies
    • Attended Congressional hearings
  • Intern June 1999 – July 1999
    • Updated web site content
    • Attended Congressional hearings and special sessions
    • Learned about civil liberties as they apply to the Internet

Positive Prep Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Webmaster July 1998 – April 1999
    • Designed layout of site
    • Trained owners in HTML and basics of Internet commerce

Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Computer Support Technician March 1998 – May 1999
    • Maintained computer hardware (Macintosh)
    • Installed software (applications and operating system) updates

Virginia Tech Center for Survey Research Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Data Systems Manager August 1995 – May 1998
    Member of the Research Faculty at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Managed all computer hardware and software (PC)
    • Preparation of samples for Survey Projects
    • Managed several people, including a CATI assistant programmer, bookkeeper, and office assistants
  • Office Manager January 1995 – January 1996
    • Performed bookkeeping functions, in addition to CATI support and supervision, computer operation and technical support
  • Office Services Specialist July 1994 – January 1995
    • Performed a wide range of duties, including CATI support and supervision, computer operation and technical support
  • Office Services Specialist August 1993 – July 1994
    • Performed a wide range of duties, including administrative support, office technical support, data entry tasks, data maintenance, and CATI support and supervision
  • CATI (Computer Aided Telephone Interviewing) System Supervisor March 1993 – August 1993
    • Operated CATI system, including troubleshooting of problems during shifts and managing of sample distribution
  • Office Assistant January 1993 – July 1993
    • Performed office duties including greeting people, answering telephones, typing correspondence and other duties as assigned by the Directors
    • Assisted with report generation
  • Data Entry Staff Member November 1992 – July 1993
    • Executed data entry duties for completed telephone and mail surveys

Good Morning Consulting Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Owner May 1992 – December 1996
    • Installed and maintained hardware and software as needed
    • Conducted software and hardware training sessions, focusing on MS-DOS 6; MS Windows 3.1; and the Blacksburg Electronic Village
    • Coordinated business details, including financial records, marketing and proposals

College and University Computers Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Technical Support Representative October 1992 – July 1996
    • Provided technical support to students, faculty and staff. Duties include diagnosing computer hardware problems; installing software; sales

Apple Computers Sunnyvale, California

  • Authorized Apple Product Representative February 1993 – August 1993
    • Installed software and demonstration programs on Macintosh computers
    • Distributed information and answered questions by customers and sales staff
    • Provided sales assistance for Apple Macintosh computers at retail stores throughout Southwestern and Central Virginia
  • Virginia Tech Student Representative November 1991 – September 1992
    • Provided technical support of System 6 and 7 as well as a wide range of Macintosh software; including Word, Pagemaker, and Excel
    • Developed marketing strategies, including the production of flyers, and assisting with special events
    • Assisted in sales of Apple Macintosh computers to the Virginia Tech community

Virginia Tech Services, Inc. University Bookstore Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Sales Associate, Consumer Electronics Department January 1989 – November 1992
    • Installed and coordinated DOS and Macintosh laser printing service
    • Attended the Microsoft Windows 3.1 Technical Workshop
    • Recommended hardware, software and consumer electronics to members of the Virginia Tech academic community
    • Served as a sales associate representing Apple, IBM, Zenith, Panasonic and Everex

Virginia Tech Baptist Student Union Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Office Assistant September 1988 – May 1991
    • Responsible for maintaining 900 record database
    • Office duties such as greeting people, answering telephones and handling room reservations

Busch Gardens, The Old Country Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Ride Operator Summer 1987; Summer 1988
    • Responsible for safe, efficient operation of attractions
    • Memorized and delivered appropriate “spiels” for each attraction
  • Game Attendant Summer 1986
    • Operated games
    • Arranged flash (prizes) in displays
    • Made change
  • Sales Clerk Summer 1985
    • Stocked shelves with merchandize
    • Cleaned store
    • Filed paperwork
    • Maintained accurate cash register