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Terry Plank

Terry Plank writes articles for the WBTS Blog, the WBTS Website &

Terry has been writing about weddings and officiating at weddings since 1997. He has also authored numerous articles in Search Engine Marketing.


  • Owner & Officiant, Weddings By The Sea, January 1996-present
  • Dean, SEMPO Institute, August 2006-present
  • Owner, Search Engine Marketing Consultation, February 2002-present
  • Academy of Web Specialists, January 1999-2003 CEO, Director of Marketing, Search Engine Marketing Specialist, Search Engine Marketing and Website development consulting
  • Publisher of Coastside Home Guide 1998-2000
  • Coastside Net Internet Services Inc., October 1995-2004, Shareholder and Officer
  • Self-employed Marriage, Family, Child Counselor, April 1989-December 1998
  • Coastside Stress Management System, September 1983-January 1989.
  • Biofeedback, stress management training
  • Pastoral Ministry, 1972-1982
  • Retail Management, 1964-1972 & 1982-1984


  • Certified Internet Marketing and Business Strategist, The International Internet Marketing Association
  • Certification in Online Web Training Search Engine Positioning Training, Academy of Web Specialists
  • Narrative Therapy Externship, Mental Research Institute, 1990-1991
  • Master of Science in Counseling, San Francisco State University, 1987 (Graduate Award For Distinguished Achievement)
  • Master of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary, graduated in 1973
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, Long Beach State University, graduated in 1964


  • Coastal Repertory Theatre Board of Directors, Director and Marketing Chair
  • Shareholder and Officer of Coastside Net, Internet Service Provider
  • Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Associate
  • Founder and facilitator of CoastTech, a Coastside high tech association
  • Board of Directors of Family Council of Half Moon Bay; early childhood education programs and child care in three locations
  • Founder and former chairman of Clean and Sober Teens; treatment program for adolescents and families
  • Founder and former chairman of Counteract: A Coastside Employee Assistance


  • Independent Study: American History from 1600-1920’s, US Constitution, Civil Liberty, Separation of Church and State, Science and Reason, Secular Spirituality, Secularism vs Theism.
  • Backpacking, hiking
  • ACT and Bay Area theatre
  • San Francisco Symphony, Academy of Sciences, de Young Museum, Asian Art Museum, SF MOMA


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