- 2016 and on:
Chaplain / Ordained Minister - Universal Life Church Monastery, Seattle WA
Ministry to Alcoholics and Addicts
This is a voluntary position. All services and meetings are free at this time. The only limitations are scheduling and location. After 2018 I will be available at almost any time to listen and help. I preside at weddings, memorial services, and other observances, and give talks for religious and secular organizations. More>
- 2009 - 2018:
Information Technology Specialist 2 - Shoreline Community College
Information Technology Department
Employed in the S.C.C. IT Department. Schedule service calls, job priorities, and streamline installations of new systems. Provide technical support to computer users who use of a wide variety of software and hardware with corrective solutions. Working in all aspects of this
classification with special "website emphasis". Also worked on the deployment of "Campus OU" implementation
for Shoreline Community College in the Fall of 2011 for the main website. Conversion of the 1998 Intranet began in the Spring of 2012 and continued to September 2012. Total time developing, maintaining, and final conversion of the college website to a CMS: 17 years. As you can see, this website work overlapped 3 different jobs.
- 2007 - 2009:
PROGRAM MANAGER - Web Development - Shoreline Community College
Information Technology Department
Transferred to the Shoreline Community College IT Department. Continuing
work as webmaster. June 2007 through April 2009.
Audience Strikes Back" (shot in 2005)
See: David Holmes on IMDB (Internet Movie Data Base)
- 1998 - 2007:
MANAGER - Webmaster - Shoreline Community College Public Information Office
Webmaster of the Shoreline Community College
Web Site: http://www.shoreline.edu.
Campus Photographer: film and digital images. September 1998 through June 2007.
- 1998 to 2009:
TECHNICIAN - Focus Vision Worldwide, Inc.
Operated conference systems using changing technologies. Started with traditional T1 line type of conference gear and later with internet web casting. I eventually resigned when the company cut reimbursements for travel to other cities.
- 1984 - 1998:
TECHNICIAN II - Shoreline Community College
Desktop Publishing - Electronic Film Imaging (Since April 1987) Graphic
Design - Photography - Silk screening - Diazo - E6 Automated Processing
- B&W and Color Printing - Horizontal Camera Operation (Since
1984) Equipment Management - General audio visual equipment distribution
and maintenance. September 1984 through August 1998.
- 1979 – 1989:
AV TECHNICIAN - Photo and Sound Company
Equipment Management - General audio visual equipment distribution and maintenance. Equipment Installation. Worked at 6 different hotels and at the main offices for Photo & Sound Company, mostly evenings and weekends – also July and August from 1978-1984.
- 1978 - 1984:
TECHNICIAN I - Shoreline Community College
Equipment Management - General audio visual equipment distribution
and maintenance. Equipment Installation. September 1978 through August 1984
- 1976 to 1978:
AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN - Clatsop Community College
Instructional materials graphics production - Offset press operation
- Photography - Television Production Audio Visual Equipment Distribution
- Inventory Control - Equipment maintenance - (Resigned to take the
position at Shoreline Community College). September 1976 through August 1978.
- 1974 - 2008:
OWNER - Holmes Photography
Sole business proprietorship in wedding photography (1974 - 1994),
wedding videography (1984 - 1998), portrait photography (1981 - 1989),
and research video recording service (1978 - 2008) (Video Cameras I Have Owned). Involved sales
and service to corporations and individuals. Note: I came
out of wedding photo retirement for one more wedding.
- 1969 - 1976:
Grocery Clerk - Art's Food Center
Grocery clerk at Art's Food Center on Holman Road in Seattle for 7.5 years. Helper clerk to Journeyman clerk. Worked in Produce, front check out, dairy, general stocking. April 1969 through August 1976.
- 1974 to 1976 --- Bellevue Community College,
- A.A. in Media Technology with Honors
- Sole creator of the largest and most
comprehensive Web Site in the State of Washington Community
College System (back in 1996) - Shoreline
Community College - http://www.shoreline.edu starting
in March of 1996.
- Completed the 1st design June 1996.
- Completed the 2nd design change Fall of 1998.
the 3rd major design change of the main SCC Web Site in August
This included the use of cascading style sheets
and rollover buttons.
- Completed the 4th major design change of
the SCC Web site in September of 2009.
now run as "aspx" applications.
- Completed the 5th major "re-working" of the SCC Website with "Campus OU" in Fall of 2011.
- Completed final updates to the new version of the Intranet to "Campus OU" in Fall of 2012.
- Created the web structure of the
College Intranet and ongoing Webmaster of this project
- Fall 1998
- Winner of the Paragon Award (Bronze)
for "Innovative Uses of Technology - 1999".
- Completed first major "re-working" of the SCC Intranet in Fall of 2012.
- Paid writer of four articles in the final
three issues of the "Computer Paper", a Seattle based Computer
Note: RED denotes my main full time employment.