GARRY X. GUAN
Chinese Language Instructor, Accredited Chinese/English Translator/Interpreter
Asian American Language Services Fax: (206) 350-1443
4981 Dunwoody Club Drive, Georgia 30360 Toll Free: 1-800-310-4150
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (770) 623-6688
Chinese Language Instructions; Translates/Interprets (simultaneous/consecutive): Chinese-English-Chinese
Accredited: US State Department U.S. Information Agency AAIT ATA
Georgia Court Registered Mandarin Chinese Translator
¡́ Translation and Interpretation (English vs. Chinese, as well as in Braille in both languages):
Business and Trade, Legal, Scientific, Religious, Academic, and Technical documentation.
¡́ Chinese Language Teaching ¡́ International Marketing ¡́ Public Relations
¡́ Inter-Cultural Coordination ¡́ Negotiation & Mediation ¡́ Anthropological Research
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
INTERPRETING (Both Simultaneous & Consecutive)
¡́ Simultaneous Interpreting on assignment for United States Information Agency, Atlantic Council, InfoSys Technologies, Inc. Market America, Inc., FIATA World Congress 2003 Bali, Indonesia, etc.
¡́ Completed depositions for many Law Firms in Atlanta & Birmingham, Alabama.
¡́ Completed court interpretations for both State Courts & Superior Courts in many Metro Atlanta Counties.
TRANSLATION & EDITING
¡́ Contract Translator & Interpreter for U.S. State Department, U.S. Information Agency U.S. Patent Office, U.S. Custom and U.S. Justice Department, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, etc.
¡́ Completed translation projects for International CDC, Monetary Fund, The Discovery Channel, AT&T, National Semiconductors, TAPPI, Scientific Atlanta, ATI, UPS, IBM, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, etc.
¡́ Completed a 30,000 words translation project for TESCO Drilling Technology regarding oil drill instructions.
¡́ Served as Column editor & writer for Chinese Community News of Atlanta.
¡́ Over 30 technical reports & other publications in both English and Chinese.
CHINESE LANGUAGE INSTRUCTIONS
¡́ Chinese Language Instructors; for Atlanta Chinese Cultural Schools, Gwinnett County School Systems Evening & Weekend Classes; Allegheny County Community College (PA) Continuing Education Program; Numerous Chinese Language Intensive Training Classes for Inlingua, Diplomatic Language Services, etc. .
PRESIDENT & CEO A-A Language Services, GA 1995-Present
CONSULTING ARCHAEOLOGIST EnviroSource, Inc. Norcross, GA 1995-Present
ARCHAEOLOGIST (SENIOR STAFF) New South Associates, Stone Mountain, GA 1992-1994
SENIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST Garrow Associates, Atlanta, GA 1992
ARCHAEOLOGIST, GS-9 (TEMP) Mark Twain National Forest, Rolla, MO 1991
Graduate Student Researcher CRM Program, University of Pittsburgh, PA 1989-1991
INSTRUCTOR (Continuing Education) Community College of Allegheny County, PA 1990-1991
SALES MANAGER Terrell Corp., Wexford, PA 1990
DEPUTY DIRECTOR (Research Dept.) Natl. Museum of Ethnology, Beijing, China 1985-1987
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Central University of Nationalities, Beijing 1986-1987
B.A. History and Archaeology, Beijing (Peking) University, 1982.
M.A. Anthropology, Central Institute of Nationalities, Beijing, 1985.
(ABD) Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology at University of Pittsburgh, 1991.
M.A. General Linguistics at University of Pittsburgh, 1991.
History of Professional & Trade Involvement
2007-2008 Administrator, Chinese Language Division, American Translators Association (ATA)
2005-Present Committee Member, Norm Committee, Association of Language Companies (ALC)
2003-2004 Chairman of the Board, Atlanta Association of Interpreters & Translators (AAIT)
2001-2002 President, Atlanta Association of Interpreters& Translators
1998-2000 Vice President, Atlanta Association of Interpreters & Translators
1999-2000 Assistant Administrator, Translation Company Division, American Translator Association
History of Social & Community Involvement
2006-Present Board member, Partnership for Community Actions, Inc.
2005-Present Board member, National Family In Action, Inc. (NFIA)
2003-2004 President, North DeKalb Rotary Club, Rotary International
2002 Member of the Board, Chair, Vocational Services, North DeKalb Rotary Club, Rotary International
2001 Member of GSE (Group Study Exchange) Committee, District 6900, Rotary International
2001 Team Leader, Group Study Exchange Program, Rotary International District 6900 Georgia, U.S. to District 3480 Taipei, Taiwan, 5 weeks with four young American professionals visited Taiwan.
1999-2000 Sergent-At-Arms, North DeKalb Rotary Club, Rotary International
1998-1999 Board Member, Director of Community Services, North DeKalb Rotary Club, Rotary International
1997-1998 Vice President, Atlanta Association of Chinese Professionals
1996-1997 Vice President, Chinese Business Association of Atlanta
1997-1998 Diversity Advisory Council Member, DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
1997 Member of the Delegation, Trade Mission to Canada, led by U.S. Secretary of Commerce William Daley
1996 The Atlanta Youth Peace Planting "Branching Out For Peace" facilitator.
1995-Present Member, Board of Advisor, Public Relations, MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority).
1995-1996 Advisor, Chinese Business Association of Atlanta
1995 V.I.P. Initiative program auditor, United Way of Metro Atlanta.
1995 Southern Storytelling Festival: A Multicultural Experience, Southern Order of Storytellers, PR Associate of the Event.
1995 Co-Organizer, Chinese New Year Festival, Chinese Community Center of Atlanta, Chinese Chess Open Challenge Games of Southeastern U. S. organizer.
1995 Chinese New Year Concert of Atlanta, Chinese Business Association of Atlanta, etc. Event Director & PR, and Co-Producer.
1994 Georgia Games, Atlanta 1994, Umpire for Table Tennis.
1994 Asian Cultural Experience, Participant and Program Organizer, Atlanta Botanical Garden.
1994- Column Editor for both Chinese Community News (a Chinese newspaper) and Vietnam News (a Vietnamese news magazine).
1994-1996 Planet Atlanta: International Journal, Volunteer writer and distributor.
1994 Investing in People: the U.S. South Africa Conference on Democracy and Economic Development, Atlanta, Registration and Media Control Service.
1993-present Georgia Council for International Visitors, Georgia Ambassador and Host.
1992-1998 Big Brother Volunteer, one little brother is in College in Cororado now, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.
1992-present Habitat for Humanities of Gwinnett County, Georgia.
1991 Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Public Media Experience
1999 TV Interview at Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta
1998 TV Commercial For MARTA Renovation Project Public Awareness Campaign
1998 TV appearance for CBS investigate interview
1997 TV Interview from Charles Tsai, at CNN on special program "Hong Kong Hand Over"
1996 Interpreter for Channel 5 TV for interview with Mr. Fanzhou Pu, Chinese Sport Journalist
1996 Interpreter for NBC interview with Xiaoshuang Li, Chinese Olympian Gold Medalist
1996 In Search of Southern Culture, In-depth Interview, Channel 11, Atlanta
1990 Focus on the Issue on Channel 40 (WPCB).
1989 TV interviews from Pittsburgh local channel 2 (KDKA) and channel 11 (WPXI).
1989 Talk show guest for Weekend Magazine on Channel 2.
Trailor Movie Appearances:
1994 Four Stars, Trailor Movie, casted as a Japanese Executive of a movie studio.
1993-1997 Numerous TV Commercial extras
2002 Interpreting for NPR ¡°All things Considered¡± Interview Report
1997 Feature Radio Interview on Market Place Radio, National Public Radio
1995 Radio guest on Peach State Public Radio, discussion of Chinese New Year Celebration and Chinese in Georgia.
1990 Radio guest on WYEP, two half-hour shows on introducing Chinese traditional music and its history.
2004 Featured in Wall Street Journal Article ¡°Language Specialists Still Needed For Courtrooms, War on Terror¡± by Kris Maher, Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2004
1999 ¡°Asian Population at Rise¡± Gwinnett Magazine, March 1999
1998 "Labor Camp To language Services", Cover Story of Gwinnet Loaf, September 12, 1998
1997 Interview in "Three Atlantans Join Daley to Trade Mission", by Mathew Quinn, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Tuesday, August 5, 1997.
1997 Interview in "Celebrating Hong Kong", by Elizabeth Kurylo, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Sunday, June 22, 1997.
1997 Steady Progress Toward Freedom: As for Post-Deng China, ¡°Stability¡± will be the key word. Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Sunday, Feb. 23, 1997.
1995 Pick a Sports, Norcross Athlete Digs In--Archaeologist just happy to compete on Atlanta Journal/Constitution, July 12, 1995.
1991 Cook of the Week on Rolla Daily, Sept. 23, 1991.
1990 Pittsburgh Press Spectrum Column Feature Story: Americanization of Garry Guan photo and written by Steve Mellon, on April 30, 1990 (One and a half page).
(More than 15 times newspaper appearances in the past eight years.)
Other Social Affiliations
National Association of Asian American Professionals, Member, since 1997
Indian Professional Network, Member, since 1996
Club International, Member, since 1991
Organization of Chinese American, Atlanta Chapter, Member, since 1996
Asian American Journalist Association, Member, since 1995
Georgia Council for International Visitors, Ambassador, since 1994
PUBLISHED TRANSLATIONS (FROM ENGLISH INTO CHINESE)
1988 Forbes, A. "Chin-ho" Muslin in Northern Thailand. With Q. Guo. Journal of Translations on Ethnic Studies, No.4:48-54, Beijing, China.
1987 Kuroda, Muslin in Japan--A Summary Report. Journal of Translations on Ethnic Studies, No.3:54-59, Beijing, China.
1987 Levkovichi, Sociol-psychological View of Ethnic Consciousness. (translated from Russian) Study of Ethnic Theories, No.3, Beijing, China.
1986 Balikci, A. Ethnological Film and Museum: A History and Summary. Journal of Translations on Ethnic Studies 2:20-27. Beijing.
1984 Wylie, T.V. Etymology of Tibetan: Bla-ma. Collection of Linguistic Studies. Central Institute of Nationalities, General editor, B. Huang, 1:385-389. Beijing.
1984 Leacock, E. Introduction to Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State by Frederich Engels, New York 1973 edition. With H. W. Hsu and Z. C. Lin. Collection of Ethnic Studies, General editor, Y. Chen, 4:304-342. Central Institute of Nationalities, Beijing.
1984 Ikeami, Jiro. The Expression of Nomadism in Chinese and Manchu Languages. Journal of Translations on Ethnic Studies, No.4:77-79, Beijing, China.
1983 Beckwith, I. Tibet and the Early Medieval Florescence in Eurasia. Journal of the National Institute of Tibet 4:60-71. Xianyang, China.
1993 Stephen V. Beyer. The Classical Tibetan Language. Albany, NY:State University of New York Press, 1992. NAOS, Vol. 9, No. 1-3:31-32. Pittsburgh.
PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS, SYMPOSIA, AND TECHNICAL REPORTS
2007 Beijing 360 Degree. Panorama Photo Album
1997 Steady Progress Toward Freedom: As for Post-Deng China, ¡°stability¡± will be the key word. Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Sunday, Feb. 23, 1997.
1996 On Conformity of English/Chinese Translation and Transcription. ATA Chronicle, Vol. XXVIII, Number 4, April 1996.
1994 Garry X. Guan, Leslie E. Raymer, G. Ishmael Williams, Mary Beth Reed, and Christine Van Voorhies. An Archeological Survey of 1,258 Acres and a 3.8 Mile Linear Tract in the Choctaw, Kiamichi, and Tiak Districts of the West Zone of the Ouachita National Forest, LeFlore and McCurtain Counties, Oklahoma. New South Associates Technical Report 230. Report submitted to the USDA Forest Service.
1994 Leslie E. Raymer, Garry X. Guan, G. Ishmael Williams, Mary Beth Reed, Craig Hanson, and Theresa M. Hamby. An Archeological Survey of 8,380 Acres in the Choctaw, Kiamichi, Mena, Oden, Poteau and Tiak Districts of the West Zone of the Ouachita National Forest, Scott, Polk, Yell and Montgomery Counties, Arkansas, and Leflore and McCurtain Counties, Oklahoma. New South Associates Technical Report 217. Report submitted to the USDA Forest Service.
1994 Leslie E. Raymer, Christine Van Voorhies, and Garry X. Guan. An Archeological Survey of 108 Acres of the Tiak District, 1,034 Acres of the Choctaw District, and 116 Acres of the Kiamichi District, Ouachita National Forest, Oklahoma. Management Summary. New South Associates Technical Report 213. Report presented to the USDA Forest Service.
1993 Garry X. Guan, Mary Beth Reed, and Leslie E. Raymer. Archeological Testing of Ten Sites in the Proposed Horton Creek Reservoir Project Area, Fayette County, Georgia. New South Associates Technical Report 190. Report submitted to Mallett and Associates.
1993 Thomas R. Wheaton, Mary Beth Reed, Garry X. Guan, and Christine Van Voorhies. West Cobb Loop, Cultural Resources Survey, Cobb County, Georgia. New South Associates Technical Report 189. Report submitted to the Cobb County Department of Transportation.
1993 Thomas R. Wheaton, Mary Beth Reed, Garry X. Guan, and Christine Van Voorhies. Oakdale Road Extension, Cultural Resources Survey, Cobb County, Georgia. New South Associates Technical Report 188. Report submitted to the Cobb County Department of Transportation.
1993 Datum Controlled Method: A New Archeological Field Recording Technique, Society of Georgia Archaeology 1993 Spring Meeting.
1992 Phase II Archaeological Testing at Anson County Landfill Project Area, Garrow Associates, Inc. Atlanta.
1992 Love Poems of the Sixth Dalai Lama Tshang-Yang Gya-tsho. In Textos Y Contextos: Estudios anthropol¨®gico-ling¨¹istico-literarios, editados por Juan Adolfo V¨¢zquez, pp. 75-106. Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1991 Fiscal Year 1992 Democrat, Lonely Oak, Big Goober, Big Paddy, Wild Turkey, Wagoner, Venable Cave, Burnt Cabin Timber Sale Cultural Resource Reconnaissance Survey Report, for Mark Twain National Forest, Rolla/Houston Ranger District, Rolla, Missouri.
1990 Phase II Archaeological Report on the Excavation at Mayview Site for Penn DOT I-279 Wetland Replacement Project, Upper St. Clair Township, PA. Co-author with Dr. Joseph Hopkins and Katherine Dinnel, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc., Greenbelt, Maryland.
1987 On the Birch Bark Culture in the Northern Hemisphere: A Comparison of a wide-spread Cultural Character of the Peoples Who Live in the Northeast of China, the Siberia area of the USSR, and North America. Cultural Relics in Northern China. 3: 40-45. Harbin. P.R. China.
1985 A Preliminary Survey on the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the Ethnic Minorities. Collection of Reports of the Graduate Students at the Central Institute of Nationalities, Institute of Ethnic Studies, Central Institute of Nationalities, Beijing.
1984 On the Origin of the Offering Buildings on the Tombs in Central China: through the Burial Customs Observed among the Ethnic Minorities in Yunnan Province. Collection of the Theses by Graduate Students at the Central Institute of Nationalities, General editor, He Yan, 1:130-142, Beijing.
1984 Introductory Textbook on Ethnic Minorities of China, for Elementary School Use. With P. P. Luong. Beijing.
1984 A New Approach towards Understanding of Class Marriage in Australia and So-called "Punalua Family". Collection of the Theses by Graduate Students at the Central institute of Nationalities, General editor, He Yan, 1:66-77. Beijing.
1983 Education of a Hui People's Community in the Xuanwu District, Beijing. With P. P. Luong. In Education of Ethnic Minorities in an Urban Society--Beijing, General editor, H. Wu, pp. 25-58. Beijing.