Gail Klanchesser

Gail Klanchesser

Senior Writer / 5 yrs

Newington, New Hampshire

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Owner of 2 small businesses providing CPR, First Aid & Safety courses as well as content, technical and ghost writing services. Quirky, coffee-loving, book-loving mom of 4 who writes, blogs and volunteers way too much in her community. Can be found teaching, writing at home, or preparing for her next race.
Work History
  • September 2013 - Present

    Community CPR Coordinator

    Community CPR Coordinator

    Coordinate, oversee and teach community CPR courses offered through the AHA Training Center at Portsmouth Regional Hospital
  • March 2013 - Present

    Writer, Content Creator, Website Maintenance & Graphics

    Some This & That

    Need content for your website or blog? Newsletter need a little help? Thinking of spicing up your Facebook banner? I provide written content, website maintenance and graphics, and social media management services. Sometimes I'll do a little project or program organizations. I'm flexible, creative and enjoy small projects.
  • February 2011 - Present

    Owner & Instructor

    Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

    CPR, First Aid & Safety Education offering American Heart Association and American Safety & Health Institute courses. Online shop of CPR, First Aid and safety equipment. I provide courses in my classroom or on-location for schools, businesses and volunteer organizations. Certification courses for healthcare providers and lay rescuers. Babysitting courses and first aid/safety badge programs for scouts.

    Everyone has the ability to help another during an emergency and I can teach you how.
  • March 2012 - March 2015

    Library Assistant

    Langdon Public Library

    Assist in running a public library. Create & run programs, such as a children's summer reading program; cataloging, organizing books and keeping things running smoothly.
  • July 1995 - June 2005

    Library Specialist

    University of New Hampshire

    Loan Dept Manager - managed the largest department within the UNH Libraries. Oversaw 16 full-time staff and 75 part-time student workers. Provided or oversaw all hiring, scheduling, training and supervision. Responsible for library facilities and collection. Wrote training manuals, participated in library committees and worked on library services survey data.

    Library Services Supervisor, Periodical Supervisor - Managed and maintained the Periodical Collection, Periodicals Reading Room and Microforms.
  • MPA, Masters of Public Administration

    University of New Hampshire (UNH)

    September 2002 - December 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art History

    University of New Hampshire (UNH)

    September 1985 - May 1995