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GARY BRAND’S PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATION
National Council for Geocosmic Research level 1 (1992)
National Council for Geocosmic Research level 2 (1995)
National Council for Geocosmic Research level 3 (1996)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
B.A., University of Missouri at Columbia (1970)
Internship under master astrologer Lucille Christie, including a three year class (1980-83)
International conventions of the United Astrology Congress (1998, 1995, 1992 and 1989) and the National Astrological Society (1985)
Regional conferences of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (1999), the North Florida Astrological Association (1993) and the
      Florida Astrological Guild (1988)
Workshop on Hellenistic Astrology by Robert Schmidt at Project Hindsight (2000)
A personal library of 250 astrology books

RESEARCH
Topics include:
      city incorporation dates used in relocation astrology
      astrogenealogy
      astrometeorology
      geocentric astronomy and astronomical planetary phenomena
Out-of-print astrology texts
Recently translated, complex astrology texts written by Hellenistic Greek, Persian and Renaissance astrologers
In-dept astrology texts written by English Renaissance astrologers

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Vice President, Metro Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2000-2003)
Association for Astrological Networking (past)
Tallahassee Astrology Association (co-founder)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Basic astrology classes 1981-97
Intern supervision 1992-94, 2008-2009
Intermediate astrology study groups 1985-87, 1990-91, 1993-94, 1996, 2004
Astrodrama classes with his wife Marianne Brand, Ph.D. 2000
Florida State University Center for Participant Education 1981-83

PUBLICATIONS
"Practical Astrology" column in Echo Newspaper (Charlottesville, 1999-present)
"Gardening by the Moon," New Leaf Market Newsletter (Tallahassee, 1994-95)
Astrology column in the Tallahassee Light Center Newsletter (1988-89)

MEDIA COVERAGE
WUMX Radio (Charlottesville, VA) - telephone lines open to the public (1999)
Interviewed by The Wall Street Journal (1997)
WFSU Radio (Tallahassee, FL) - guest on talk show (1997)
WTNT Radio (Tallahassee, FL) - guest on Valentine's Day program (1997)
Tallahassee daily newspaper - subject of article in the Teen section (1993)
WBZE Radio (Tallahassee, FL) - regular guest on the morning show (1993)
WCTV (Tallahassee, FL) - "Good Morning" show, television interview about "Gardening by the Moon" (1993)
Tallahassee daily newspaper - subject of New Year's article (1991)
Tallahassee daily newspaper - featured as a full-time, professional astrologer (1990)
WFSU-TV (Tallahassee, FL) - "Accent" show, television interview by County Commissioner Gary Yordan, telephone lines open to the public (1988)
WFSU Radio - guest on commentaries of Florida State University Professor Harry Goldman (1987)

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
The Most Insightful Tool in Locational Astrology: City Birth Charts, Richmond, Virginia Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2006)
Application of City Birth Charts in Location Astrology, Annapolis, Maryland Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2003)
Astrological Influences Present and Future, Fabulous Foods in Crozet, Virginia (2003)
When Lady Love Languishes, Unity Church in Charlottesville, Virginia (2002)
Secrets of the Synodic Cycle, Metro Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2002)
City Birth Charts in Locational Astrology, Astrological Association of Northern Virginia (2001)
Comparison of Composite and Davison Relationship Charts, Metro Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2000)
Astrodrama presentation with Marianne Brand, Ph.D., Multiculture Fair, Western Albemarle County High School, Virginia (2000)
Use of City Incorporation Dates in Location Astrology and the Jupiter-Saturn Cycle, Richmond, Virginia Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2000)
City Incorporation Dates and Location Astrology, Metro Washington D.C. Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (2000)
Astrodrama presentation with Marianne Brand, Ph.D., Southern Cross Farm, Albemarle County Virginia (1999)
1998, A Turning Point, Unity Church in Charlottesville, Virginia (1998)
How Astrology Can Help You, Barnes & Noble, Tallahassee, Florida (1998)
The Divine Myths of the Planets, Unity Church of Tallahassee, Florida (1997)
Astrology Today, Capital City Optimists, Tallahassee, Florida (1996)
Astrological Dynamics of Attraction, Tallahassee Community College, Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families class (1994-95)
Astrology and Your Health, Tallahassee, Florida Alternative Health Expo (1994-95)
Gardening by the Moon; Tallahassee Garden Club, Tallahassee Herb Society, and New Leaf Market (1993-94)
Astrological Perspective on Major Life Transitions, Florida State University, Life Span Development class (1992)
Myths and Archetypes of the Planets, "Journeys" (1992)
Astrodrama, Tallahassee's first improvisational astrological mystery play - organized and performed in (1991)
Spiritual Astrology, "Journeys" Spiritual Sampler (1991)
Origins and Uses of Astrology, Florida State University Magical Realities class, annual guest speaker (1986-90)
Symbolism of Astrology, Tallahassee Light Center (1988)

Gary gave brief personal astrological interpretations and answered personal questions at:
+ Integral Yoga Vitamin and Bookshop, Charlottesville, Virginia (2003-04)
+ Psychic Bazaar, Richmond, Virginia (2001)
+ Alternative Health Expo, Tallahassee, Florida (1994-95)
+ Tallahassee Community College, Intimate Relationships, Marriage and Families class (1994-95)
+ The Warehouse Halloween Party, Tallahassee, Florida (1993-94)
+ Florida State University, Magical Realities Class, Tallahassee, Florida (1986-90)
+ Florida State University students in the Honors and Scholars Program, Tallahassee, Florida (1990)
+ Two Psychic Fairs at Northwood Mall, Tallahassee, Florida (1988)


Good Timing and Location are Keys to Success

Gary Brand, Traditional Astrologer
Tallahassee, Florida
850-656-5758


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