Angel Gonzalez - College of Business
ANGEL T. GONZALEZ, Ph.D. Florida State University Department of Hospitality UCB 4100 Tallahassee, FL 32306 (850) 644- 4787 [email protected] SUMMARY BACKGROUND Broad experience in coordinating the interaction of State agencies, the Executive Office of the Governor, intergovernmental organizations and private groups. Skilled in problem resolution, research and writing relative to high-level policy formulation and administration. Thorough knowledge of teaching and administrative practices of Hospitality Education, Foreign Languages, English as a Second Language, and International Education Programs. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INSTRUCTOR August 2009 to Present. Florida State University, The College of Business, Dedman School of Hospitality, Tallahassee, Florida. Courses taught: Tourism and the Environment Spanish for Hospitality Managers Managing Service Organizations European Travel International Travel and Culture Introduction to Hospitality DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION December 1996 to July 2009. Division of Hotels & Restaurants, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the development and implementation of an educational program, designated the “Hospitality Education Program,” offered for the entire hospitality industry in the State of Florida. The primary goal of this program is to inform all individuals and businesses licensed under the Department of Business and Professional Regulation as to training and instruction in the application of state and federal laws and rules. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR July 5, 1991 to December 1996. Division of Professions, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. RESPONSIBILITIES Administered the daily operation of the joint board offices charged with the licensure of Architects, Interior Designers, Engineers, Geologists, Landscape Architects, and Surveyors. The boards were authorized to license professionals in these fields and exercise regulatory and rulemaking functions within the Division of Professions. PROGRAM DIRECTOR January 1989 to July 1991, Office of International Education, Florida Department of Education. RESPONSIBILITIES Planned, organized, and directed the development and implementation of international education policies and programs. Specific duties and responsibilities were as follows: Administered the Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship Program, the African and Afro-Caribbean Scholarship Program, the Nicaraguan and Haitian Scholarship Program and the Cooperative Association of States for Scholarships Program. PROGRAM SUPERVISOR July 1987 to January 1989. Division of Public Schools, Florida Department of Education. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for assisting in the effective administration and Department-level coordination of the State Compensatory, Dropout Prevention and English as a Second Language programs. Supervised, coordinated and administered the program aspects of the Dropout Prevention and English as a Second Language programs on a statewide basis. Provided technical assistance to the districts and assisted in the planning involved in the auditing of district programs. SENIOR GOVERNMENTAL ANALYST August 1982 to July 1987. Executive Office of the Governor, State of Florida. RESPONSIBILITIES Reviewed and evaluated reports for the Governor regarding policy and administrative issues and recommended appropriate action. Reviewed directives for the Governor for the purpose of coordinating implementation. Provided staff support to the Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff by drafting reports and correspondence, representing them at meetings and other functions, and handling projects for which they were ultimately responsible. Served as liaison between the Executive Office of the Governor and the following departments on matters of administration and policy: Hispanic Commission (Executive Director) Veteran’s Affairs Commission Bail Bond Reform Commission Governor’s Council on Indian Affairs Department of Commerce Department of Labor and Employment Security Department of Business Regulation Department of Environmental Regulation Department of Veterans’ and Community Affairs Consul Generals Hispanic Media Cooperative Education (Directory Development) Appointed to serve as the Governor’s Advisor on International Issues. INSTRUCTOR OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES (Spanish), University of South Alabama: 1981-1982. TEACHING ASSISTANT - DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES (Spanish), Florida State University: 1978-1981 INSTRUCTOR OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, Caracas, Venezuela: 1976-1978. INSTRUCTOR OF SPANISH AND ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, Dade County Public Schools, Miami, Florida: 1973-1976. EDUCATION DOCTORATE, Spanish (Spanish-American Literature and Civilization), Florida State University, 1986. MASTER OF ARTS, Spanish, Florida State University, 1979. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Environmental Technology, Florida International University, 1976. MASTER OF SCIENCE, Geography, (with participation in the Junior College Instructors interdepartmental program), Florida State University, 1972. BACHELOR OF ARTS, International Affairs, Florida State University, 1971.