Legislative Analysis Legislative Research Legal Research & Writing Contract Management Operations Management Database Management Excellent judgment and knowledge of the political process at the federal and state level. Research, analyze, and recommend positions on policy issues. Cultivate and maintain relationships with ideologically diverse policymakers, stakeholders and interest groups. Identifying issues that are sensitive in connection with requests for information from Congressional committees. Developing position papers, briefing materials, and correspondence to Capitol Hill and the Administration. Ability to identify key internal and external stakeholders on relevant issues and formulate relationship, communication and advocacy strategies. Proven ability to enhance and maintain positive working relationships with legislative and agency officials and bodies. Ensuring accurate and timely agency responses to requests from Congressional staffers. Candidate for Master of Business Administration (MBA), expected December 2015.
05/2011 to Current
Government Affairs AssociateAmerican Association for Homecare
40 Hours Per week Provides expertise by participating in the day to day operations of the Government Affairs Department as it relates to supporting association members' needs regarding federal legislation.
Duties: Determine effective legislative and regulatory pathways for a variety of homecare issues such as Competitive Bidding, and Audit Reform, and develop legislative proposals.
Convene and participate in meetings, briefings and conference calls with executive and senior leadership, as well as legislative and policy committees to develop policy positions and regulatory comment letters.
Research and prepare federal legislative updates and information for AAHomecare's electronic publications.
Conduct regulatory analysis and comments, guidance to AAHomecare membership on agency rules, and promoting the organization's positions on HME policy under Medicare.
Collaborate efforts with key stakeholders and Congress to develop legislative proposals.
Responsible for planning and facilitation of the Washington Legislative Conference.
Research, analyze, and recommend positions on policy issues at the federal and state level.
Oversee responses to incoming requests for information from Congressional staffers.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with ideologically diverse policymakers, stakeholders and interest groups.
Develop position papers, briefing materials, and correspondence to Capitol Hill and the Administration.
Lobby Administration officials regarding implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to further the homecare industry's goals.
Present legislative update to membership at various State Association meetings.
Serve as liaison to the State Leaders Council, with the duty of building support and coordination for state & regional legislative initiatives affecting the homecare community.
05/2009 to 05/2011
ManagerAmerican Association for Homecare
40 Hours Per week Provide leadership and management to the association and fully responsible for the day-to-day operations of the membership and meetings department.
Ensuring database systems are managed and maintained.
Manage membership operations and meetings department.
Responsible for revenue generation and business development.
Maintain and develop database system.
Research, and analyze membership information of past and current members in order to recruit and sustain membership.
Responsible for planning and facilitating association events.
Oversee procurement of catering, audiovisual, security & rental needs for events including trade shows, and annual conferences.
Supervise and coordinating activities of personnel at events.
Manage accommodations, scheduled, travel, day plans and registration procedures.
Develop floor plans and room layout for annual conferences, and council meetings.
Review current organizational effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement.
Responsible for preparing mailings, packages, faxes, scanning official document into computer system, copying and processing incoming mail.
Track office supply and inventory orders.
Ensure that all office automation systems are running correctly.
Maintain and developing office filing systems.
11/2007 to 09/2008
Medical Film Librarian/Tech. AssistantGCM Suburban Imaging
40 Hours Per week Duties: Collect and maintain accurate medical records, management, and retrieval of patient films; patient examination and releases Supply assistance to facility manager by scheduling meetings Assemble monthly excel reports with patient record requests Review current organizational effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement Responsible for preparing mailings, packages, faxes, scanning official document into computer system, copying and processing incoming mail Answer/screen telephone calls on a multi-line phone system, as well as patient appointment scheduling.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A: University of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD
Bachelor of Science: Legal Studies University of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD Legal Studies