Peter Ucko

Membership Number: SAF01891

Contact Details

Company Name:Peter Ucko & Associates. Juxtaposition Services. Chatterbox Radio & TV
Cell Phone:0824549889
Web Address:www.peterucko.com
Secondary Web Address:
Province:Gauteng (North)
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Profession Details

Media:Radio, Books, Newspapers, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications, Films, Television, Voice artists
Speciality:Education, Legal, Profiles, Sports, Travel, Voice Artist, Health, Training, General
Profession:Broadcaster, Copyeditor, Copywriter, Editor, Proofreader, Trainer/Lecturer, Writer, Powerpoint Designer

Experience

          I have excellent language, writing and editing skills. I meet deadlines and I am fun to work with. If you need history, see below.

          If you need me now - Call. NOW is all we have.

 

          PROFILE

         Served 4 terms in Mayoral Office 1980, 1981, 1986, 1990.   

          Chairmanship and Social activities.

          Served 24 years as local government councillor             Alderman status awarded 1991

          Special interest in Health, Public Health, Clinics, Tobacco Control,  Legislation,  Public Safety & Security.  

          Court appointed Peace Officer - 1998

          Executive Committee member: Lethabong MLC 5 years

          Management & Communication skills

          Fellow: Institute of Traffic, Licencing and Metro Police Officers of SA.    

          Member: International Police Association

          Member: South African Guild of Actors

          Apply and seek compliance with the law and rules                      

          Computer Literate & competent                

          Broadcaster, Commentator, Actor and Presenter

          Extensive Experience in dealing with communities, people and government

          Understand budgeting and budgets. Lethabong budget R 370 million in 1999

          Served on & Chaired committees including Public Safety. Health & Welfare, Community Services & Technical Services.

          International Conference on Safety and Security Management Team 1998

          Managed Budget African Summit Sustainable Development for the W H O, hosted by SA Minister of Health

 

          COMMUNITY   EXPERIENCE

          Worked with many N G O's including inter alia Centre for Study on Crime & Violence & Institute for Security Studies.

          National Council Against Smoking, Coordinated the Tobacco Action Group,

          Numerous Ratepayers' & Residents' Associations.

          Worked extensively with Community Development Forums  and  Local Development Forums

          Gauteng Association of Local Authorities Health & Welfare Working Group

          Lodge President & Provincial President between 1965 & 1985.  Awarded Honorary Life Membership in 1988

          Gauteng Premier appointment Greater East Rand Metro establishment committee

          Edenvale Community Chest.  Involved with and chaired several charity organisations & committees.

          Community Police Forum.     Liaise with SAPS for Municipal Council.   SAPS  Reservist

          Read for Tape Aids for the Blind        

          Founder member: Turner Syndrome Contact Group of  SA.

          Pro-Health Activist. Addressed various parliamentary Committees on Health and Legislative matters

          World Health Organisation– Seconded to WHO for the  World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2003

          Gauteng Substance Abuse Forum: - Committee Member – serving since 2002

 

          EDUCATION  &  TRAINING

          National Diploma: Industrial Administration. (Production Engineering) -  Wits Technicon: Study ended Ended 1970

          Behavioral Skills program: Wilson Learning - 1985

          Labour & Industrial Relations and Negotiation & Management skills: Dept of Labour - 1989

          Graduated:   Provincial & Local Government Law  - UNISA 1998    

                               Certificate Program in Law - UNISA 1999

          Wits Language School. TESOL.  Teaching English - 2013

          INTESOL Worldwide. Teaching English. Masters Level Qualification QCF Level 5

          Visiting Lecturer:  Wits University Medical School, Wits School of Law, Wits Department of Psychology, and

                                          Pretoria University School of Public Health

          Several courses in Finance, Management, planning, sales and self-development

          Subject Expert: Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Academy:    Tobacco Legislation. Training and Implementation

 

          PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE

          1964 - 1971     E E Hochveld         Factory Manager         Manufacturing  Packaging

          1972 - 1975     Roadmarking         General Manager        Contracting

          1975 - 1978     Truvelo Electronics.   Partner                     Manufacture & Marketing

          1978 - 1979     Roadmarking          Managing Director     Part of the J C I group

          1979 - 1985     Interact                      Partner                        Management Consultant

          1997 - 2011   Ekurhuleni Development Company   Director  Community Housing & Property

          2001 – 2013  National Council Against Smoking - Director      

                                Tobacco Control, Smoking Cessation,  Health Education,  Promotion, Legislation

          1965 – date   Chatterbox Radio & TV    Proprietor            Radio & TV. Broadcasting. Acting

          1980 - date    Peter Ucko & Associated Coys.  Managing Member. Insurance, Tax, Finance,

              Juxtaposition Services.   Motivational Speaking,  Import,  Sales Training. Marketing. Editing. Writing.  Document Design

          2013 - date   Central Drug Authority   Exco Member. Chair: Marketing & Communications

          2015 - date   TAG Tobacco Alcohol and Gambling Advisory Advocacy and Action Group

  

        PERSONAL

          Provincial Gymnastics -1962.                                       Bisley Marksman - 1963  

          Private Pilots License:  Fixed wing - 1967                   SCUBA diving:   Open Water - 1999

          Lions Club Award for Community Service 1982

          Several Community awards and achievements

          FOYSA:       Four Outstanding Young South Africans        1 of 10 Finalists:   1984

          One of only 20 International young leaders invited for training by Israeli Government - 1985

          Lethabong MLC Recognition award. Elevated to and given the title of Alderman - 2000

          Blood & Platelet Donor        Golfer

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