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29 October, 2012

GREGORY JOHNSON, OHIO (USA) REGIONAL COORDINATOR FOR 2012 INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY TALKS TO THE DAD SHOW

CLEVELAND, OHIO (UNITED STATES) – 29 October 2012 – Executive Manager, publisher, public speaker, researcher, leadership and executive coach, organizational development specialist and the Ohio (USA) Regional Coordinator for 2012 International Men’s Day, Mr. Gregory Johnson, will be featured on The Dad Show (www.DadShow.com) on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 at 6:00 P.M. (United States Central Standard Time). 

Mr. Johnson will be interviewed by Mr. Kenneth Thompson, Sr., the host of The Dad Show which airs from 6:00 P.M. through 7:00 P.M. (United States Central Time) on KAZI Radio – 88.7FM – in Austin, Texas and also streams live on the Internet on www.KAZIFM.org and www.DadShow.com. Mr. Johnson will discuss, among other things, his leadership role for 2012 International Men’s Day which is being celebrated in over 60 nations on Monday, 19 November 2012 under the theme “Helping Men and Boys Live Longer, Happier, Healthier Lives.”

International Men’s Day was inaugurated on 19 November 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago by Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D., Chairman of the International Men’s Day Coordination Committee and faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. A worldwide observance that resonates with Women and Men, International Men’s Day shares a 48-hour partnership with Universal Children’s Day which is celebrated on 20 November of each year and is endorsed by the United Nations. (https://sites.google.com/a/id-global.org/international-mens-day/. )

Mr. Gregory Johnson is one of the more active advocates for Fatherhood in the United States. He is associated with domestic and international Fatherhood organizations and networks to share information and further the important mission of Fatherhood and the responsibilities to children and families. In 2000, Mr. Johnson and his wife formed a non-profit titled I Am A Dream for the express purpose of providing Fatherhood and Family information through workshops, newsletters, public speaking and networking throughout numerous communities in the United States and the World. Mr. Johnson and his wife, Dr. Theresa Mejia-Johnson, launched a publishing venture – a bimonthly parenting magazine for Fathers called Fathers Perspective. He has spoken and written on the subject of Fatherhood in many locations throughout the United States, including Phoenix, Albuquerque, Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, Denver, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Columbus, Cleveland and others. 

Currently, Mr. Johnson currently serves as the Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer of the Authentic Leadership Institute and is the former President and Chief Officer of the Pinellas County Urban League in St. Petersburg, Florida and former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, he has had a successful career in the health care industry which has spanned nearly 20 years in various professional capacities such as Vice President of Mercy Hospitals, Administrator of Rheumatic & Immunologic Disease at Cleveland Clinic and Manager of Business Operations for Hanna Pavilion of University Hospitals of Cleveland. He has also served as the State Director of the March of Dimes in Ohio. 

 The Dad Show’s audience can join the conversation with Mr. Johnson by calling 512-451-5624 or 1-866-451-5624. 

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