Karsten A. Rist – Curriculum Vitae

Karsten A. Rist
18014 S.W. 83rd Court
Miami, FL 33157
(305) 255-5275 (phone and fax)
e-mail: ristck@aol.com

Employment History
Retired 1997.
President and co-owner with Carol Rist of Kendall Plastics, 1980-1997.

Kendall Plastics is a manufacturer of injection molded plastic parts serving the medical equipment and electronic industries.

Systems Engineering Laboratories, Director of Data Services, 1969-1980.
ATO Corporation, Manager, Management Control Services, 1964-1968.


Civic Activities
President, Tropical Audubon Society, 1997 – present.
National Audubon Society, Conservationaist of the year award, 1992.
Chairman, Florida Audubon Society, 1992-1995.
President, Broward County Audubon Society, 1975-1978.


Public Service
Northwest Dade County Freshwater Lake Implementation Committee, 1992- present.
Dade County Environmental Task Force, 1994-present.
Homestead Air Force Base, Restoration Advisory Board, 1991-present.
Dade County Wellfield Policy Advisory Committee, 1984-1992.
Dade County Solid Waste Citizen’s Task Force, 1992.
Dade County Aviation Systems Plan Advisory Committee, 1985-1987.
Everglades National Park/East Everglades Resource Planning and Managemnt Committee, 1984-1985.


Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1960.
Degree in mining engineering (Diplom Ingenieur), University of Berlin, 1956.


Born in Ziegenhals, Germany, 1931.
Married to Carol Byrd Rist. Three grown sons. Two grandsons. (+1 grandson and +1 granddaughter after this was written)

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