Rules of the List


Mike Marek's 2005
National Board presentation on
"Putting the Web to
Work for CAP"

Karen Copenhaver's
Building a Successful
Public Affairs Program

PowerPoint 2003 Viewer (for above file)

1.2 meg PDF file
(Outdated but still good info)

 Photos from the CAP Response to
Hurricane Katrina

Copyright Statement

CAP-PAO is a listserv for the Civil Air Patrol public affairs officer/information officer.  Neither the listserv nor this website are official functions the Civil Air Patrol organization.

CAP-PAO was created in 1997 as a "professional" listserv through what is now the sempervigilans.org domain.  This website has existed in various incarnations and on various servers during that time.

CAP-PAO is intended as a discussion group for a wide range of topics relevant to the CAP communications program. 

Please see the Rules of the List for complete information on CAP-PAO. 

Your list owner and webmaster is Michael Marek, Lt.Col., CAP.  He is on the CAP National staff and has served as North Central Region PAO, twice as wing PAO, as well as other wing positions such as Chief of Staff, Director of Communications and Director of Emergency Services. 

He is a tenured Full Professor of Electronic Media/Mass Communication at Wayne State College, Wayne, NE.  In previous lives has been a broadcast journalist and a fund raiser for nonprofit organizations.  He has held a variety of CAP mission qualifications, up through Incident Commander.

You may contact him at the e-mail address below.