Art Osborne & Associates
Art Osborne & Associates
Art Osborne is regarded as a seasoned communicator, administrator and emergency management information specialist (see Emergency Management on this website).

He has extensive communications and marketing experience, including senior positions in media, business and not-for-profit association administration (particularly healthcare), as well as through provision of consulting services to leading corporations and institutions through Art Osborne & Associates.

 

 

His broadcast media career experience (on-air and administrative in radio and televisions) includes radio program host, journalist, interviewer and program manager. He has extensive background in audio-visual productions.

Volunteer participation in the community and province provides a mastery level knowledge of the not for profit sector through positions on various positions on Boards of Directors, Committees and community causes/events.

He’s developed and taught courses at a College level for adults in public relations/ communications theory and practice as well as designed/executed communication plans.

Additionally, he’s conducted workshops on communication planning and media training for spokespersons (for staff and board members) in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

His consulting practice and personal approach to projects are based on a foundation of excellence in business and customer service ethics as outlined in the principles of: the Sault Ste. Marie and District Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Public Relations Assocation.

In healthcare his background includes: Diploma, Clinical Management, Ontario Hospital Association credit program; Front Line Leadership, The Achieve Group; Continuing Education Teleconferences, through Telemedicine, University of Toronto and Northeastern Ontario Teleconference Network, Sudbury; Quality Service in Healthcare, sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health, and presented at Babson College, Boston, MA

Professional achievements and affiliations have included:

> International Association of Business Communicators > Health Care Public Relations Association of Canada > Public Relations Society of America, Health Academy, only Canadian to hold membership at the time > Society for Health Care Marketing and Public Relations, certification awarded, 1985; accreditation, 1991; only Canadian to earn designation at the time > The Canadian College of Health Service Executives > Michigan Healthcare Communicators Association, Past Director, Upper Peninsula Michigan District 8; first Canadian to hold office > Association for Health Care Philanthropy > Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Charter Member

Experienced in international settings, Art Osborne has organized trade missions to Ireland and Costa Rica. He’s also produced television documentaries on armed forces roles in Germany, Cyprus and Egypt. Personal travels have taken him to various Caribbean countries. Family military service research is a current special interest.

Special interest memberships:

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 25

http://www.branch25rcl.org/

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

http://www.bushplane.com/

Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District
http://ssmarts.org/


Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce

http://ssmcoc.com/

 

Bomber Command Museum of Canada 

http://www.bombercommandmuseum.ca/index.html


Canadian Aviation Historical Society  

www.cahs.ca

 

Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

www.clls.ca

 

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Art Osborne & Associates
65 Lansdowne Ave. Suite One
Sault Ste. Marie, ON  Canada   P6B 1K5


Phone: 705-206-6726

E-mail: art@artosborne.com