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Gold Member:  Association for Applied & Therapeutic Humor


Member: National Wellness Institute

About Us

The Smiles at Work Institute was developed to enable professionals in workplace mental wellness and engagement to deliver customized client solutions.  Dick is joined by a network of humorists, speakers, and organizational consultants to provide an array of resources all with the goal of returning smiles to the workplace!

  Dick Van Gelder

           B.A. Salisbury State College 1974

           M.B.A. Wilmington University 2000 (Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society)

           Economic Development Institute, Oklahoma University

           Adjunct Faculty:  Salisbury University Perdue School of Business

                       Wor Wic Community College

           Career Experiences:  Educator,  Printing/Manufacturing,  Economic

                        Development,  Finance (Investment Advisor,  Commercial

                        Banking),  Entrepreneur (Child Care),  Seasonal Naturalist

           St. Peter’s Episcopal Church;  Vestryman/Sr. & Jr. Warden/Treasurer

           University of Maryland Emergency Medicine; Board of Trustees

           Salisbury State University;  Board of Visitors

           Rotary Club;  Asst. Sec./Treasurer-Cambridge, MD Club District 7630

           Guest Radio & T.V. commentator;   WSDL and WBOC-TV