High School, Cleveland,
St. Joseph's College, Indiana, BA, Political
Science/Economics. Who's Who in American
Peace Corps Training, Vermont,
South Bronx, & Columbia University
-- Rural Construction & Urban Community Development.
State. MA (ABD) Broadcast Journalism.
Graduate University. (Lincoln
Fellowship), Public Policy, Finance, and Administration MA, Ph.D. Government
1984. Who's Who in California,
Urban community development volunteer
in Worli Chawls slums of Mumbhai (Bombay).
Work included involving richest class students of prestigious John Connon
School in work, teaching
and building programs with orphans, homeless, paraplegics, birth control clinics. Ambassador Cheater Bowls visited my model
Six + years of
teaching at high school, college, and Owner Builder
Center levels. Reported by high school students to have
twice been voted Teacher of Year, but administration cancelled awarding. In tenure year, a John Bircher influenced
administration tried to fire me.
Reinstated and reputed to have been only the third teacher in California history to
win a non-tenured dismissal case.
Lobby, Executive Director www.PeoplesLobby.us
lieutenant to People’s
Lobby Inc. (PLI) founders Ed and Joyce Koupal, a political crusading organization that
created laws through the initiative process and birthed and funded today’s National
Initiative Movement. People's Lobby's 1972 Clean Environment
Initiative. Eighteen state Western Bloc
Nuclear Moratorium campaigns. Northern
California Director of People's Lobby's winning 1974 Political Reform Initiative, establishing the California’s Fair Political Practices
Commission. Initiated American-Soviet
Peace Corps (ASPC) Congressional Proposal.
Worked closely with Sergei Aviazan of the Soviet Consulate. Then Congresswoman Boxer introduced the ASPC
proposal as HR 1807 in the 1989 Congressional session.
develop the National Initiative for Democracy (NI4D) movement, which stemmed from PLI’s
1977 Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings on establishing a National
Initiative Process. Field
Director of NI4D 2002 kickoff campaign in Maine. Pressing former Senator Mike Gravel’s and his
organizations to pay back substantial loans PLI made to NI4D organizations,
sponsored, and continue educating and lobbying for passage of People’s Lobby’s
1) American World Service Corps (AWSC)
Congressional Proposals, which
Congresswoman Woolsey offered to introduce in the 111th Congress;
and 2) and Fair Tax
Bracket Reinstitution Act (FTBRA). Key AWSC proposed bill is at www.WorldServiceCorps.us
If passed as written, the AWSC will be among the most significant legislation
passed in decades. For video overviews
click to Comcast
Cable Local Edition's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFMVeRVTvm4
or Mel Presents at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5412649329836782026
reformed the regional Democratic Party apparatus, and then directed Senator
McGovern's San Gabriel Valley Presidential Campaign. Orchestrated outdoor
rally for 15,000 for McGovern’s speech, reportedly largest park gathering in West Covina’s history.
Friends of Solar Village
Referendum Campaign for Novato’s Hamilton Air Force Base.
Worked with State Architect Sim Vander Ryn
and Pedestrian Pocket originator Peter Calthorpe. Consulting work on land development, housing,
transit solutions revolves around public education and politics.
Rubelian Castle Building,
of blessed core of Pharm hands who built a 7+ story “impossible” castle out of
collapsed freeway lumber, rocks, bottles, used telephone poles, junk,
etc.. in a suburban community. Glendora Historic landmark Rubelian stories http://dwaynehunn.biz/rubelia.htm & pictures http://film.rubelcastle.com.
Recycled Building Company
Corps buddy and I formed Recycled Building Company in California’s
North Bay that
allowed me to hold on to some fixer-uppers as rentals.
California Conservation Corps (CCC)
Youngest management member of Governor Jerry Brown's CCC
start-up team. Environmental and skills
training, project development and oversight, counseling, headquarters and
in-center management, statewide project analysis. After turning around the CCC’s model Escondido Center, which was in riot mode, a poorly
chosen management team tried to fire me prior to expiration of my probationary
employee period. I won the case,
reinstatement, back pay, and helped replace the Peter Principled management
team, while being told I was only the third in California history to win a probationary
Affordable Housing production
Helped Novato Ecumenical Housing (now North
Bay Family Homes) grow from 1/2 paid staff to 14-paid employee
corporation. Assistant Executive
Director/Director, Research & Development Director, Project Manager for Skylark
Meadows, the 1986 $4.1 million
affordable housing project set California low income ownership record; key
role in establishing our innovative equity share program, for which FANNIE MAE awarded us and used as its
national model; produced business plan and assisted in establishing Solano County's Affordable Housing Program;
public outreach included over 100 published articles, radio and television
appearances to gain community and political support for various projects. Some details at www.dwaynehunn.biz/consulted_on
several Habitat Builds, including Sri Lanka, Fiji,
and Georgia. Participated in Oakland
and Santa Rosa Habitat day builds and two New Orleans
Habitat days in 2010..
Transportation, energy conservation,
regional planning, etc.
Director of North Bay Transportation Management Association. Established programs regarding land use, jobs/housing balance, traffic,
transportation, and environmental issues.
Erased $40,000 hard debt.
Produced North Bay
region's largest conference dealing with above issues. Over 400 attendees spent the day engaged with
20 regional leaders on sensible planning options.
Suntrain Inc. One of six founding corporate members. Suntrain Inc. was and is a California rail based transportation system
merging state of the art technology to provide long distance business,
commuter, and recreational travel. Train
interiors allow quick conversion to limited freight rail services. Van pick-up and rental cars provided as part
of all-inclusive ticketed trip from home-station-destination-home. Public private joint venture intended to spur
environmentally sound pedestrian pocket development along rail lines. http://www.dwaynehunn.biz/transitsolutions.htm
Land development, consulting,
closely as crewmember with mentor and friend, Glen Speer, in establishing his
then Lollop Construction Company in St. John, Virgin Islands. Today his St. John's
Mongoose Junction is one of St. John's
favorite tourist destinations.
Hands-on partner in attempted
development of Posada del Sol. a model solar energy life estate
retirement community, on 33-acre San Rafael parcel adjacent to opposed
Primary consultant to partnership and
individuals owning the 86-acre
Canalways and other nearby parcels East San Rafael.
Involved in helping shepherd development of Storage USA, Bulk Retail, Marriott Hotel,
etc. and dealing with city and county General
In initial stages of possible involvement with
trying to turn decommissioned Skaggs Island Naval Base from being flooded to
using veterans to rebuild it as a Veterans Village. www.VeteransVillages.org and
Rehabilitating stroke stricken, vegetative
The nurses said, “Find a home for
her. She’ll be a vegetable the rest of
her life.” Working my mom back to a
semblance of independence were the hardest, most draining, most loving seven
years of my life. http://dwaynehunn.biz/mom.htm
Director for Television Center at San Francisco State. Produced and hosted thirty-six
30-minute television & radio public affairs shows. News writer for Deer Communication/All News
Cable TV attempt. Some writings at http://www.worldservicecorps.us/coverage.htm Books:
Co-authored oRDINARY pEOPLE dOING
THE eXTRAORDINARY, tHE
sTORY OF Ed and Joyce Koupal and the Initiative process. Ralph Nader
listed this book among his Top Ten Books
to Read for 2009. Upcoming book
is Every Town Needs a Castle, especially when built of junk
and spunk, December 2010.
If six pictures are not showing, go to http://dwaynehunn.biz/consulted%20on.htm
. Or try http://dwaynehunn.biz/Resume08.doc