Taliesan Associates - Public Policy and Communications Entrepreneurs
John Tyner organized Taliesan Associates in 1973 to enable small companies to
have access to the talents and experiences of a select group of subject-matter
experts on a case-by-case basis. From its roots in budget and business management,
Taliesan Associates now is able to handle a wide ranging scope of
public/private sector project requirements.

Taliesan Associates - Public Policy and Communications Entrepreneurs PRESIDENT - John Gage Tyner II, B.A., M.P.A.

Skilled in concept generation and problem-solving, John has worked with a number of clients, including the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health, on projects related to reorganization matrices, performance evaluation techniques, and customer service center management. Currently, he is working on tasks for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, the Twinbrook Citizens Association, Bright Moon Productions and Kiwanis International. He has a wealth of Federal and local government financial management experience with the U.S. Public Health Service and with the City of Rockville. John is an expert trainer in leadership development, in delegation and communication techniques, and in membership growth principles for non-profit organizations and other community service groups.

After active duty with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, John earned his B.A. in History from Ashland University in Ohio and his Masters in Public Administration, with concentration in local government, from the University of Southern California. He also was a National Institute of Public Affairs Fellow, achieving a graduate-level Certificate in Urban Affairs from USC.

Serving the public and private sectors for over 35 years, John was a four-term Councilman in the City of Rockville, was active in the Washington Council of Governments and in the National League of Cities, and served as President of the Maryland Municipal League. He was President of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, President of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, was a Committee Vice-Chair of the Commission on the Future of Montgomery County, and has been appointed to many boards and commissions in Montgomery County in the areas of planning and cultural arts.

John would be delighted to discuss the scope of your project requirements and whether Taliesan Associates would be able to meet your needs. tyner@taliesan.com

Taliesan Associates - Public Policy and Communications Entrepreneurs SENIOR ASSOCIATE - Virginia A. Roy, B.A., M.A.

An accomplished writer-editor specializing in research and technical (non-fiction) writing, Virginia earned her B.A. and M.A. in History at Wichita State University, has traveled extensively and has lived in Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Iran, and China. She serves on many community boards and advisory councils in her Charlottesville, VA hometown area.

Currently, she edits and re-writes English translations of Chinese academic and technical papers, edits doctoral dissertations, and ghost writes and edits memoirs. She frequently writes feature articles for local print media and public relations releases for non-profit organizational functions and a children's museum.

Virginia researched and authored a popular book "Charlottesville for Seniors: A Guide to Activities and Services in Jefferson's Country" (240 pages covering six counties and a city in central Virginia), and researched and edited the second edition of a 70-page community information book, "Greenlights 2".

Virginia would be delighted to discuss your project needs.

Membership with the Rockville Chamber of Commerce (RCC) begins with you, as the heart of our organization. Through inter-member networking and information exchanges, our members receive timely business tips that enhance both new and existing companies. Our support staff exists to ensure that your membership benefits remain focused on your issues. As leaders in the effort to cooperate with regional business and legislative organizations, you can be confident the RCC will provide you a high quality base of community contacts. We also offer structured "how-to" presentations to enable you to prosper within the community.

has been a proud member of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce since 1982, and its principal,
John Tyner, served as President in 1992-93.

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