Solutions-focused, versatile management professional offering a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility during a 15-year career in the Air Force. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
Provided administrative support, managed multiple calendars, coordinated travel and provided program oversight for the executive leadership team that included the Operations Support Squadron Commander and Chief Enlisted Manager. Developed proposals and presentations for high-level meetings, represented leadership as needed. Help multi-faceted team planning meetings for large events and VIP visits. Serves as the communication liaison between all personnel and the executive leadership team.
Established performance standards, procedures, and work priorities for personnel working in AMOPS section. Developed mishap notification checklists to provide mishap response guidance for Operations supervisors on duty; developed local aircraft mishap (on/off base) checklists. Processed military and international flight plans over Federal Aviation Administration system or voice circuits to air route traffic control and flight service stations. Coordinated inbound, outbound and local air traffic with control tower and other base agencies. Disseminated and reviewed Notices to Airmen and weather warnings critical to flight safety. Issued and received aircrew communications security products. Manages, develops, and enforces Airfield Driving Program. Develops workload and provided Airfield Management Operations advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues.
Developed and implemented combined nation airfield procedures and training for United States Air Force and Afghan Air Force personnel. Liaison with Afghan Air Force Airfield Manager, Kabul International Airport (KAIA) Military International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) staff, The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MOTCA), Civil Engineering and Air Traffic Control on airfield construction, and provided safe airfield environment for airport operations. Procures, maintains, and produces information on safe operation of aircraft through the national and International air-space system. Information includes flight plans, Flight Information Publications, aeronautical charts and maps, Notice to aircrew by relay of critical airfield/airport and weather information. Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies DOD, Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and International Civil Aeronautical Organization (ICAO) rules and directives. Advised and managed 16 foreign military personnel and ensured compliant with International Civil Aeronautical Organization rules and directives.
Developed, implements and manages a Training Operating Instruction, Master Training Plan, Local Position Certification Guides, Initial Evaluation Checklist, and Newcomer Indoctrination Guide. Oversaw training for airfield management personnel; guided airman with their career development and progression. Processed international flight plans over Federal Aviation Administration Service system or voice circuits to air route traffic control and flight service stations. Coordinated inbound, outbound and local air traffic with control tower, radar approach control and other base agencies. Disseminated and reviewed Notices to Airmen and weather warnings critical to flight safety. Develops workload and provides Airfield Management Operations advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues.
Ensured that airfield management services provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meet customer needs. Developed goals and the objectives for Operations Support Squadron objectives in support of the base and transient aircraft flying missions; established policies and procedures for accomplishment of airfield management and flight service activities, ensuring that flying mission and/or flight safety is not compromised. Developed procedures for advising military and civilian agencies, on closures taking place on the runways, taxiways, or aircraft parking aprons/spots, and airfield repairs/construction.Manages, develops and enforces Airport Driving Program. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with control tower operations, and FAA personnel. Meets with or discusses services provided to pilots and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, explains organization policy and procedures, and resolve problems that arise. Assesses and revises policies and procedures as needed to find ways to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives.
15 semester hours from completion.
SPECIALIZED TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS: Expeditionary Site Survey Process Course, Airfield Criteria, Standards, and Facilities Course, Airfield Damage Repair Course, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) 101 Course, Airfield/Airport Manager Course (368 Special Experience Identifier), Airfield Management Contingency Operations Course, Airport Safety Operations Specialist Course, Management Operations Course, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Outlook).
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