To obtain a position as Executive Director within a non-profit organization that will utilize both my experience and knowledge to assist them in achieving their mission while allowing me the opportunity to grow professionally. Profile *Over 5 years experience in a non-profit setting dealing with staff management, development, fundraising, grant writing, board cultivation, marketing, community health education and program implementation.
*Goal-oriented individual with exceptional leadership and communication skills.
*Organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver.
*Proven ability to work in unison with staff, volunteers, and board of directors.
Director of Development, 06/2004 to 04/2006Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer － Las Vegas, NV
Instrumental in the development of annual budget as well as created and maintained budgets for all fundraising events.
Organized, directed, coordinated and controlled development staff and operations, resulting in tripled fundraising dollars.
Researched, interviewed and recruited potential board members for organizations' Board of Directors.
Prepared Development Reports and attended monthly board meetings.
Monitored and reviewed financial records; Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Checking Account, Trusts, CD and assets.
Responsible for implementing and managing organizations community fundraisers; developing marketing material for each event, securing local sponsors and participants, cultivating media support to help expand coverage of organizations mission, overseeing event planning, developing and leading fundraising committees and ensuring the success of each event.
Developed new funding sources as well as researched, prepared, submitted and secured over $150,000 annually through foundation, corporate and private grant proposals; ultimately supporting all program activity.
Worked cohesively with Board of Directors to cultivate, secure and maintain donor funding sources.
Coordinated proposals for donation requests, contacted, met with and developed relationships with prospective donors.
Responsible for creation of organizations donor recognition program, holiday appeal and ornament campaign.
Oversaw the development of organizations marketing packet, brochure and video.
Ensured promotional materials were provided to the community and made public appearances to represent organization.
Managed organizations donor tracking system; oversaw proper input of donations, insuring donor recognition and maintaining personal contact with donors.
Served as primary contact and spokesperson for organization.
Regional Director/ Community Involvement Liaison, 05/2002 to 06/2004American Lung Association of Idaho/Nevada － Las Vegas, NV
Developed, marketed and conducted Regional special events.
Responsible for implementing and managing organizations community fundraisers; securing local sponsors and participants, cultivating media support to help expand coverage of organizations mission, overseeing event planning, developing and leading fundraising committees and ensuring the success of each event.
Responsible for the implementation of Program and Resource development activities in Southern Nevada.
This includes programs in asthma, environmental health, tobacco control, lung care and public and professional education.
Responsible for supervision and training of volunteers and staff.
Served as primary contact and spokesperson for organizations local office.
Tobacco Education Coordinator, 05/2001 to 05/2002American Lung Association of Idaho/Nevada － Las Vegas, NV
Responsible for the implementation of tobacco education programs.
Conducted outreach to schools and community officials, conducted trainings, program delivery and evaluation.
Promoted program activity to ensure maximum community participation through phone and personal contacts.
Organized and recruited volunteers for program and development activities.
Admixture Technician, 01/2000 to 01/2001Southwest Cancer Clinic － Las Vegas, NV
Responsible for aseptic intravenous preparation, compounding of hyperalimentation and aseptic preparation of chemotherapy.
Responsible for purchasing medication, intravenous solutions and miscellaneous stock for clinic.
Worked directly with doctors, pharmacist and nursing staff to ensure patient care.
Bachelor of Science:Community Health Education,2001University of Nevada-Las Vegas － Las Vegas, NVGPA: Magna Cum LaudeCommunity Health Education Magna Cum Laude
Certificate of Allied Science- Pharmacy Technician Program:1994Trident Technical College － Charleston, SCGPA: Magna Cum LaudeMagna Cum Laude
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Member
Chamber of Commerce, Member
National Association of Non-Profit Organizations, Member
Women's Chamber of Commerce, Member
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