Albert W. Boss


Web Development

World-Wide Web: Created and launched, contributed to and/or maintained dozens of Web sites, blogs, and other online media, including:

Help systems: developed online Web-based and in-product HTML Help systems.

Demonstration projects: developed both client and server-based demonstrations of King County Content Management System, Cancer Survivors Network, Virtual Teachers Lounge, Meals Matter, and of Design Intelligence live layout technology, using tools including ASP.NET, Perl, Java, JavaScript, DHTML, RealAudio, Camtasia, and Macromedia Flash.

User Interface development: researched, planned, and created UI for multiple products, Websites, and demonstration projects.

Other Online

Curriculum: Created distance-learning and in-person classroom Websites and online discussion areas for:

Listserv: Created, managed, and led on-line interactive discussion/reference groups including, among others:

Intranet: Created and maintained Intranet sites for:



Have developed curriculum for, and taught:

Research and Database Management:

Professional Organizations:

International Webmasters Association: a professional trade association for Web career professionals. (I was a charter member of the The Association of Internet Developers, which morphed into the IWA.)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility: public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others concerned about the impact of computer technology on society.

International Community Development Society; (Webmaster, Communications Committee member); Telecommunications Section (Section Co-chair, task force chair, section charter member); Urban Section (Section Chair, started and maintained Internet listserv of over 750 members, Newsletter Editor)

Volunteer Work:

Seattle Red Cross (Disaster Services), Habitat for Humanity (PR Committee, Webmaster); King County Library System Computer Advisory Group (Webmaster, HTML trainer for librarians, helped develop, evaluate, and teach for Internet Masters program); Cancer Lifeline (Friends of Cancer Lifeline committee, technology committee), Seattle Community Network (Webmaster, planner, and trainer for free public-access computer network); Neighborhood Networks, (program affiliated with US Housing & Urban Development Department, planner and trainer for free public-access computer networks in low-income housing); University of Missouri Alumni Association, (Puget Sound Chapter President, Arts & Science Leadership Program, Webmaster, listserv owner); Crisis Clinic (training evaluation coordinator, trainer, phone worker [telephone information and referral, crisis intervention]); Westwood Neighborhood Council (Communications Officer, Webmaster, listserv owner), Roxhill Park Wetland Restoration (Webmaster); South Seattle Cooperative Preschools (Web developer, listserv owner), UW Medical Center Computer Users Group (founder, electronic list manager, leader of on-line discussion/reference group)

Professional Employment Experience:

King County, Washington, Web developer (July 2005-present)

South Seattle Community College, Instructor, Web Production (part-time; June 2001-present)

Cascadia Community College, Associate Faculty, Web Authoring (part-time; September 2003-December 2006)

NewSof Group: Web Developer (September 1999-June 2005)

Design Intelligence, Inc.: Web Developer (July 1997-December 2000)

HBS International, Inc. (now merged into Thomson Reuters Healthcare): Website Coordinator, promoted from Public and Community Relations (April 1995-July 1997)

Crisis Clinic: Resource Specialist, Resource Center (May 1994-August 1995)

University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Quality Assessment and Improvement: Assistant to the Director, promoted from Program Coordinator (February 1991-October 1994)

University of Washington Medical Center, Ambulatory Services: Triage Counselor (September 1987-February 1991

First Step Recovery Programs, Office Manager/Patient Representative (March 1986-September 1987)

Hôpital Génèral de Montréal, Canadian National Health Service, Project Coordinator, Patient Advocate Evaluation Research Pilot Programme (May 1983-August 1983)

University of Missouri Department of Community Development, Research Assistant (January-December 1983)

EDP Crisis Center (January 1980-November 1983)


M.S., Community Development, specialization in health care/community education, University of Missouri, 1985

A.B., Honors Interdisciplinary, health care research and cross-cultural health care, University of Missouri, 1982