As a Disclosure Information Specialist, I receive and respond to Freedom of Information Act requests on a daily basis, maintain statistical information, and provide active and closed reports regarding the status of our requests.
I research regulatory precedents, points of law, statutory authorities and agency regulations.
I also analyze requested documents to determine if the information requested is releasable or should be denied under our FOIA regulations.
Additionally, I evaluate data and make recommendations regarding the release of information, account for documents expenses incurred by staff conducting information searches, interpret and apply statutes and GAO regulations pertaining to public access to records.
Further I identify complex, and possibly controversial cases and make determinations/recommendations for the appropriate action to my supervisor.
I maintain a continuing liaison with the Office of General Counsel/Procurement staff regarding all bid protests matters, including the release of.
09/1954 to 10/2003
Property Control Specialist GS Director
As a Property Control Specialist, I planned and coordinated requests for delivery and placement of GAO's accountable property.
I worked closely with GAO's Facilities Management team to ensure that these actions are procedurally correct and in accordance with GAO space regulations.
I conducted physical inventory of GAO's accountable property and entered this into our Property Accountability System.
I identified problems and discrepancies in reconciling our inventory which involved locating property transferred or misplaced property.
I was responsible for coordinating repairs, and maintenance for warranted property.
I classified accountable property (non-capitalized and capitalized) and maintained the documentation for them during their GAO life cycle.
In addition, I supervised a team of 2 contractors which assisted me with property removal and disposal.
I also supervised authorized removals, acquisitions of excess property, and transfers of property to GSA.
I made recommendations towards resolving poten.
Shared Services Supervisor
In this dual position, I was assigned to two mission-support offices - Knowledge Services and Controller /Administrative Services.
I conducted annual physical inventories of personal property in 2001 and 2002 as a team member and in 2003 as a team leader.
I demonstrated skill in oral and written communication, through writing memoranda and actively participating in property staff meetings on team projects.
I updated data into the NFC automated property system and ISTS Heat database.
I also reconciled ADP equipment and other personal property not found during inventory.
I research and investigated property changes and gathered data to determine future needs for equipment.
I performed duties to assist customers request for mail, reproduction, and supply services.
I gathered and researched substantial information to compile the Standard Operating Procedures Manual for the 4th and 5th Floor Shared Service Centers.
In this project I also included procedures on safe handling of incoming mail (in lieu of the.
08/1991 to 08/2001
Legal Information Assistant/Secretary GSGAO/Office of Special Investigations － Washington
Gary Kepplinger - 202-512-8324.
I provided legal and independent administrative support for the Managing Associate General Counsel and staff of 25 attorneys.
I performed legal research on LEXIS, Westlaw, Premise, and GPO Access.
I researched legislative histories and status of public laws and statutes.
I maintained a Microsoft-based computer case tracking system (ADSS), to process over 500 audit jobs, legal opinions and advance decisions.
I prepared internal memoranda, and draft decisions for final publication on the internet.
I retrieved court documents from U.S.
Court of Claims and U.S.
I independently prepared and arranged travel and transportation for staff attorneys.
I established upper management contacts with agencies/organizations regarding speaking engagements, and recruiting activities.
I scheduled meetings and served as a liaison for congressional staff regarding appropriation manual distribution and updates.
I was actively involved in the creation and drafting of GAO's.
06/1984 to 08/1984
Stay-in-School/Clerk-TypistU.S. Secret Service
I was assigned to various offices in the U.S.
I held a Top Secret clearance, and that enabled me to work in a variety of places.
I worked in the Protection Squad and typed surveys pertaining to foreign and domestic visits.
While in this squad, I prepared and posted weekly schedule for agents on detail, corresponded with Financial Management and local hotels for payments for agent visits.
I also sent teletype notices to field offices for motorcade routes, completed time and attendance cards.
While in the Counterfeit Squad, I typed investigative reports, maintained tracking system for incoming counterfeit.
I also learned how to determine if certain currency was counterfeit, and the proper procedures to transfer these bills to the Department of Treasury.
Completed Property Management Certification Program 2010 Applications in Property Management /Life Cycle 2001 Applications in Personal Property Accountability Property Management for Custodial Officers Project Management Introduction to Financial Management ASAP Training (Freedom of Information Act) 2009 and 2012 Simplified Acquisition Procedures USDA Graduate School － Washington
Paralegal CertificateUniversity of Maryland, University College － Adelphi, Md.
Introduction to Paralegal Studies Techniques of Legal Research Legal Ethics Legal Writing Administrative Law Torts Consumer Protection Law Domestic Relations Litigation Criminal Law and Procedure Prince Georges Community College － Largo, Md.
High School DiplomaCrossland Vocational High School － Temple Hills, Md.
U. S. Citizen SSN: 579-92-2258 Veteran's Preference - None Federal Status: GS-10/Band I Excepted Service
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS QCI Spot Cash Awards 2009, 2010, and 2011, Results through Teamwork Award October 2006 Quality Step Increase - January 2000 Special Achievement Award - August 1986 (USSS), June 1996 (GAO) Annual Performance Awards - September 1989, 1991, 1992, and 1999 Spot Cash Awards, 1988, 1998, and 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Time Off Award - September 2000 Certificate of Appreciation/February 2002 - BIG GAO Chapter Special Recognition/Property Management - May 2002 Received Certificate of Appreciation for Participation in GAO's First Diversity Month Program VOLUNTEER SERVICE Ella"s Kids - providing homeless children with clothing/food and toys during the year. Participant in "Read Across America" program at John Eager Howard Elementary School in Capital Heights, Md. Clown Volunteer/Project Northstar Tutorial Picnic, Gaithersburg, Md.
Completed Property Management Certification Program 2010 Applications in Property Management /Life Cycle 2001 Applications in Personal Property Accountability Property Management for Custodial Officers Project Management Introduction to Financial Management ASAP Training (Freedom of Information Act) 2009 and 2012 Simplified Acquisition Procedures Paralegal Certificate Introduction to Paralegal Studies Techniques of Legal Research Legal Ethics Legal Writing Administrative Law Torts Consumer Protection Law Domestic Relations Litigation Criminal Law and Procedure High School Diploma
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