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RESUME: Alphonso Manns

 

(04/03/2018)

 

Home Address:            113 South. Glenwood Avenue West, Bloomington, Indiana 47408.

Office Address:            405 West 6th Street, Suite I, P.O. Box 1914, Bloomington, Indiana 47402.

Telephone:                   (812) 336-8076 (Office), (812) 320-2546 (Cell)

 

PERSONAL DATA:

 

                                    Date of Birth: July 5, 1941.

                                    Birthplace:  Cleveland, Ohio.

                                    Height:  6’ 1”.

                                    Family: Spouse (Dollie Stafford Manns); five (5) adult children; eleven

 (11) grand-children; and two (2) great grand-children.

 

EDUCATION:

 

                                    East Technical High School, Cleveland, Ohio, Diploma, 1959;

                                    Honors and Activities:

                                                President, School Chapter of the National Honor Society;

                                                Track Team.

 

                                    Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.S., 1964, Cum Laude;

                                    Major:  Chemistry; Minor: Mathematics.

                                    Honors and Activities:

                                                Vice-President and President of Senior Class;

                                                Chairman, Cafeteria Committee;

                                                Member, Student Council;

                                                Member, Stage-crafters;

                                                Treasurer, St. Anslem Chapel, Nashville, Tennessee;

                                                Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Chi Chapter;

                                                Men’s Senate “Man of the Year, 1964”;

                                                Alumni “Leadership Honor, 1964”;

                                                Beta Kappa Chi Honorary Society;

                                                Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities;

                                                Recipient, Crown Zellerbach Scholarship.

                                               

                                    Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, J.D., 1972.

                                               Honors and Activities:

                                                Member, Student Bar Association;

                                                Chairman, Black Student Lawyers Association, affiliated with

                                                            the Black American Law Student Association;

                                                Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity;

                                    Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow/Grantee of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation;

                                                Project Coordinator, the Public Law Reform Organization;

                                                Member, Committee for Equal Educational Opportunity, I.U. Bloomington Campus.

                                    Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs,

                                                Bloomington, Indiana, M.P.A., 1975.

                                    Indiana University Department of Political Science; Graduate

Studies; formerly affiliated with the Ostrom Workshop for   Political Theory and Public Policy.

 

EMPLOYMENT & WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

                                    Part-time Clerk, Sanna’s Meat Market, Cleveland, Ohio, 1956-61;

                                    Truck Driver’s Helper, Beverage Distributors, Inc., Summers, 1963-65;

                                    Junior Chemist and Microbiology Laboratory Assistant, Difco

                                                Laboratories, Detroit, Michigan, 1965-66;

                                    Legal Aide, Legal Aid Society, Cleveland, Ohio; Summer,1970;

                                    Field Examiner and Law Clerk-Trainee, National Labor Relations Board,

                                                Indianapolis, Indiana, 1971-72;

                                    Director of Human Relations for the Bloomington Campus and Part-time

                                                Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies in the College of Arts

                                                and Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1972-74;

                                    Secretary, Committee for Equal Educational Opportunity, I.U. Campus;

                                    Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1974 -79;

                                    Attorney, private practice of law, Bloomington, Indiana, 1980 – present;

                                    Former Monroe County Election Inspector.

 

MILITARY EXPERIENCE:

 

                                    U.S. Army, First Lieutenant, (Active and Reserve) June 1966 – June 1972

(platoon leader, battalion intelligence officer, and battalion executive officer); (Honorable Discharge);

                                    U.S. Navy (Reserve), Lieutenant Commander, May 1974 – 1976;

                                                (Recruitment officer); (Honorable Discharge)

                                    Schools:

                                                Officers Candidate School; Ft. Benning, Georgia;

                                                Advanced Infantry Training School, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina;

                                                Combat Military Intelligence School, Federal Republic of WestGermany;

                                                Chemical, Biological, Radiological School, Federal Republic ofWest Germany;

                                                Air Ground Operations School, Federal Republic of West Germany;

                                                Recruitment Officers Management Orientation School, Pensacola,Florida;

                                                U.S. Naval War College (One correspondence course of  continuing education).

 

ACTIVITIES & PERSONAL INTEREST:

 

                                    Member, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Bloomington, Indiana;

                                    Member, Trinity Episcopal Church, Bloomington, Indiana;

                                    Former coach of youth baseball and basketball, Bloomington, Indiana;

                                    Former Executive Officer of Bloomington Black Business and Professional Association, Inc.

Indiana University Juneteenth Freedom Celebration 2012 Unsung Hero Award;

                                    President’s Award, Monroe County Branch of the NAACP, 2012.

                                    Member, Kiwanis Club of Bloomington, Indiana;

                                    Member, Knights of Columbus;

Former Member of the Executive Board of the Columbian Home Association, Inc.;

                                    Former Member, City of Bloomington/Monroe County Domestic Violence Task Force.

Volunteer, READ FOR 200 Initiative, Bloomington Commission on the

Status of Black Males and the Monroe County Community School Corporation.

                       

TRAVELING EXPERIENCE:

 

                                    Federal Republic of West Germany, Austria, France, England, Switzerland,

 Holland, Canada, El Salvador, Honduras, Israel, and Zimbabwe.

 

PROFESSONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

 

                                    Member, Indiana University Alumni Association;

                                    Member, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity;

                                    Former Member, Parents’ Council, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio);

                                    Member and Former Executive Committee Officer, Monroe County Bar Association;

                                    Member and Former Executive Committee Officer, Monroe County Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.

                                    Member, Indiana Bar Association;

                                    Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation;

                                    Member, American Bar Association;

                                    Member, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit;

                                    Admitted, Indiana Supreme Court;

                                    Admitted, United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana;

                                    Admitted, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana;

                                    Admitted, United States District Court, Eastern District of California;

                                    Admitted, United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit;

                                    Admitted, United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit;

                                    Admitted, United States Supreme Court;

                                    Former Affiliate, The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political

                                            Theory and Policy Analysis.

 

PRODUCTIONS:

 

                        Major Paper – Law School requirement:

                                    Public Administrative School Policies and Judicial Opinions Which Affect

                                    The Rights of Pregnant and Early Post-Partum Classroom Teachers:  A

                                    Proposed Provisional Model. (1972, 102 pages)

                        Major Paper – School of Public and Environmental Affairs requirement:

                                    A Study of Developments and The Impact of Federal Water Pollution

                                    Control Legislation and Regulations As They Relate To Intergovernmental

                                    Relations and Comprehensive Planning:  Proposed Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the Bloomington-Lake Monroe Area, Indiana In Point (1975,   108  pages)

                        Paper Presentations – Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis:

                                    Public Choice, Pareto Optimality and the Pure Theory of Public Expenditures  (1978);

                                    A Spectral Analysis of Electoral Behavior (7/27/1979).

                        Proposed Ph.D. dissertation (Unfinished draft):

                                    Self-Governance and The Beloved Community:  Theoretical Perspectives

                                    In Political Philosophy and Public Policy Analysis. (2011, 154  pages)

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