German International Parent Association | Miami-Dade County, FL

Art Gleason

Website & Database Manager

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Art has been updating the GIPA web site, running the email list, and managing the member database since 2010. When Art moved to Miami in 2000 he began working at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Initially, he focused on using satellite data for communications and mapping projects, then began increasingly to focus on underwater imagery for seabed mapping. Since 2009, Art has been a scientist in UM’s Physics Department, where he develops underwater cameras and other instrumentation for mapping the world’s oceans. Art and his wife, Louise, have two sons currently in the German IS program: David, who is at Carver now after 7 years at Sunset Elementary, and Peter, who is at West Lab Elementary. In addition to his work with GIPA, Art is a volunteer leader for Cub Scout Pack 361, Boy Scout Troop 362, and St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

Job Description: GIPA Website Manager

The web site manager administers, updating news and communications posts, interfacing with the treasurer to account for events and membership payments made through the online shop, and working with the social media coordinators to publicize GIPA.

Job Description: GIPA Database Manager 

The web site manager keeps the board member and membership email lists up to date, and works with the Membership Chairperson to keep a list of active GIPA members.


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13611 S. Dixie Hwy., # 473
Miami, FL 33176

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