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Peter
Ucko
Peter.Ucko
Gauteng
South Africa
Midrand
Broadcaster, Copywriter, Editor, Journalist, Proofreader, Trainer/Lecturer, Writer
Advertising, Films, Internet - Website and Blogging, Newspapers, Radio, Social Media, Television, Trade Publications, Voice artists
Columnist, Consumer issues, General, Health, Humour, News, Profiles, Sports, Television, Training, Travel, Voice Artist

I have excellent language, writing, creative and editing skills. I am a specialist document designer. I meet deadlines and I am fun to work with.
If you need more information and history, see below.
If you need me now - Call me now. NOW is all we have. +2782 454 9889
 
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. (ITLMPOSA)
Member: International Police Association (IPA)
Member: South African Guild of Actors (SAGA)
Member: International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP)
Member: Southern Africa Freelancers' Association (Safrea)
Apply and seek compliance with the law and rules  
Computer Literate & competent      
Broadcaster, Commentator, Actor, voice artist 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 2003
 
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
Behavioural 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
Guest Lecturer:  Wits University Medical School, Wits School of Law, Wits Department of Psychology, Pretoria University School of Public Health, Monash University, and University of Cape Town. Lectured inter alia to nurses, medical students, physiotherapists, law students, and post-graduate PhD students.
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 - 2021   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
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