To obtain an interview with Pierce County Community
Connections as a Family Educator 2, where experience working with
diverse populations, providing exceptional customer service, having
strong people skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, producing
positive results, deliver quality services, and building partnerships in the
community is supported and valued.
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Schedule, Publisher and SharePoint; CAD, ACCESS, Office Equipment
Event planning and logistics
Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WACJTC):
WACJTC Corrections Officer Academy Graduate.
Effective Project Management
Understanding and Implementing Process Change
Pierce County Sheriff's Department Community Academy Graduate
Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Conflict Resolution and Negotiating Skills
Core and Advanced Investigator Training.
Certified Community Service Officer February 2007 to February 2015City of Lakewood Police Department － Lakewood, WA
Recognized as an award-winning Community Service Officer for the Lakewood Police Department, focusing on providing quality of life issues, working with communities, schools and citizens.
Public education and community mobilization efforts to raise awareness, improve crime prevention, and organize and develop community outreach projects to create positive relationships with citizens, businesses, special interest groups and community service organizations.
Background includes functioning as a Code Enforcement Officer, receiving, investigating, researching, documenting and resolving complaints, violations and issues related to property maintenance, land use, signage, multi-housing units, landlords, inspections, and nuisances and associated ordinances.
Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative Officer January 1993 to January 2005Washington State Department of Corrections － Tacoma, WA
Responsible for tracking, reporting, release planning, networking and educational activities for all Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative (DOSA) and high-risk patient/offenders referred for chemical dependency services by the State Department of Corrections (DOC).
Background includes managing the safety, security and supervision of 170 offenders at the Tacoma Pre-Release Center for offenders in transition as a Lead Correctional Officer 3, and training, supervising and evaluating a 15-member staff (including 6 Correctional Officers) helping with the process.
Police Chief Community Service Officer & Correctional Officer Lakewood's Organization of Community Active Landlords
Gathered and analyzed data on community needs and interests. Solicited contributions and participation from local businesses to promote and improve community events and activities.
Created, Developed, and Organized the LOCAL (Lakewood's Organization of Active Landlords).
Created partnerships with Landlords, Business Owners, Law Enforcement, Community Leaders, the Lakewood Fire and Health Departments and the State Department of Labor & Industries.
Providing Training, Contacted and Arranging for Educational Speakers to Give Presentations, Developing Curriculum, Agenda's Maintained Statistics, and Managed Meetings.
Old Country Buffet Annual Holiday Meal
Recognized for Organizing this annual event which serves a Holiday Meal for Up to 130 Needy People and Families through the generosity of David Hill and his restaurant, the Lakewood Towne Center Old Country Buffet. Event Planning Involved Scheduling, Coordinating, Organizing and Procuring Donations to Help Support this Annual Event.
Successfully helping homeless families at their point of need
Recognized as a Community Service Office for Successfully Procuring Housing, Food, Clothing, Furniture and Hygiene Products for the homeless populations, Diverse Populations, Families, youth, and citizens.
Worked with fire victims and assisted the West Pierce Fire Department, and the Red Cross, Greater Lakes, local churches and schools.
One Example Was a Family devastated by a House Fire, Whose Father Was a Double Amputee in a Wheelchair. Successfully secured housing, food, clothing, in addition to sponsoring a Birthday Party for their 7-Year-Old son.
Commendation Award - 2009
Awarded by the Lakewood Police Chief for Exceptional Performance as Lakewood's Community Service Officer for Finding, Developing, Establishing and Maintaining New Contacts While Providing
Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty in the Lakewood Community.
Lakewood Police Department Core Values Award - 2008
Awarded by the Lakewood Police Chief for Dedication and Teamwork in Serving the Citizens of the Community and Building Strong Partnerships within the Department and the Community.
Employee of the Quarter - 3rd Quarter 2010
Awarded by the Lakewood Police Chief for Excellence in Developing Department & Community Teamwork.
Employee of the Month - May 2008
Awarded by the Lakewood Police Chief for Outstanding Service as the Community Service Officer.
Employee of the Month - August 1994
Awarded by the Washington State Department of Corrections for Outstanding Service as a
Correctional Officer 2 at the Tacoma Pre-Release Center for Offenders in Transition.
Experience Working Effectively with People of Diverse Cultures, and Educational Backgrounds.
High School Diploma : 1984Puyallup High School － Puyallup, WA, United States
PERSONAL DATA U. S. Citizen. Single. Willing to Travel or Relocate. Studied Spanish. Graduated from Puyallup High School in Puyallup, WA. Was Active in DECA, the Distributive Education Club of America for Leaders and Entrepreneurs. Enjoy reading, boating, fishing, camping, hiking, gardening, home improvement projects, music, movies, live theater, antiques, traveling, and classic cars. Excellent personal and professional references available on request.
Excellent personal and professional references available on request.
Certified Community Service Officer
Commissioned by the City of Lakewood, WA Police Department in 2007.
Serving as a Community Service Officer from 2007 to 2015.
Photoshop,Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Office, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint, ACCESS, CAD, Customer Service, Event Planning, Professional Networking, Pubic Speaking, Presentations, Scheduling, Caseloads, Experienced in Diversity, supervising, training, teamwork , government and Law Enforcement.
LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Community Service Officer
Certified by the City of Lakewood, WA Police Department in 2007.
PERSONAL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Volunteer Fund-Raiser for the Special Olympics Program,
Helping Raise $14,000 by Assisting with the Lakewood Police Department Golf Tournament at
the Oakbrook Golf & Country Club to Benefit the Special Olympics Program.
Volunteer Member of the Northeast Neighborhood Association of Lakewood, WA,
1 of 6 Local Neighborhood Associations, the Others Are Lake City, Lakeview Area,
North Lakewood, Pacific and Tillicum-Wood brook.
Volunteer Mentor for Students at Elementary Schools in the Clover Park School District.
Volunteer Member of the Facility Risk Management Team at the Tacoma Pre-Release Center for the Washington State Department of Corrections, Helping Offenders Transition Back into the Economy Following Re-Training for Employment.
Volunteer Organizer for the Paint Tacoma-Pierce County Beautiful Program.
Volunteer Mentor for the Kids at Hope Program that Inspires,