Proven integrator and collaborator with a background in numerous leadership and principle adviser positions for 16 years. Extensive experience recruiting, developing and managing staff. Expert in project management, leading people, and organizing activities consistent with agency vision, goals and mission to achieve success. Range of experience in areas such as: public health, earned value management, behavioral health analysis, macro level trend analysis, performance measurement, collection management, program development, financial analysis and health promotion. Over 16 years of management experience managing projects requiring interdepartmental cooperation and coordination.
Data Analysis/Epidemiological Analysis
Earned Value Management
Health Promotion Officer April 2008 to CurrentUS ARMY PUBLIC HEALTH COMMAND － Fort Hood, Texas
Subject matter expert and principle adviser to the Commanding General at the world's largest Military Installation Fort Hood serving over 180,000 Soldiers, Family Members and Civilian employees.
Created, developed, and now manage and synchronize the installation public health program.
Creates strategic plans, providing coordinated direction and priorities.
Responsible for the implementation of health and wellness initiatives, policies and procedures.
Execute successful macro level strategic integration reducing redundancies in resources.
Engage, manage, communicate and earn the trust and respect of all stakeholders, synchronizing a multidisciplinary team of agency owners.
Provide direction for standardized deliverables ensuring public health evaluation principles are utilized.
Interpret laws, regulations and policies of holistic programs ensuring adherence.
Supervised the design and creation of a behavioral and social health database.
Facilitate and analyze individual and Epidemiologic data trends, providing direction for risk mitigation measures.
Health Promotion Coordinator March 2006 to May 2008
US ARMY CENTER FOR HEALTH PROMOTION AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Wiesbaden, Germany
Public Health systems and Health Promotion oversight for five respective areas: Hanau, Wiesbaden, Friedberg, Giessen, Baumholder.
Created, developed and implemented the health promotion and wellness program in five separate geographical areas.
Subject matter expert and principle adviser to five installation senior commanders with a combined 45,000 Soldiers, Families and Civilian employees.
Liaised between the five respective area leaders to establish effective health promotion and wellness program coordination.
Synchronized macro and operational level strategic integration between Installation, Medical and Military assets in all five respective areas.
Created, managed, and facilitated three Installation Community Health Promotion Councils resulting in agency integration and collaboration streamlining processes and reducing redundancies.
Identified and assessed the strengths and weaknesses of the installation health and wellness program through evidence based outcome metrics to assess community needs.
Interpreted policies and guidelines, provided expertise and input for policy integration.
Army Family Action Plan and Volunteer Manager March 2004 to March 2006
US ARMY GARRISON WUERZBURG - Germany Managed and Supervised the direction of the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) program.
Coordinated, planned, organized, and executed the yearly AFAP symposium exceeding 400 attendees Interpreted guidelines, provided expertise, and input for policy and program modifications.
Provided management advisory services to operating officials and staff members during the annual AFAP symposium.
Implemented and managed the AFAP Steering Committee resulting in the US Army adopting key programs and processes, such as the community resource guide, the Army Wellness Center and Combat Operational Stress Control Teams.
Successfully prepared and managed the annual AFAP and community volunteer budget and resources exceeding $250K per year.
Prioritized needs and monitored expenditures to ensure efficient use of allocated resources.
Managed a highly qualified team of over 100 volunteers.
Professional Certification - Facilitator Course : October 2008CENTER
Associates Degree : May 1987UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA － Tampa, FL
August 2011UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
Security Clearance: US Government Secret Security Clearance Granted: January 2009, by Army Central Clearance Facility.
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Trained in The Protection of Human Research Subjects.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Trained.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Governor Rick Perry, Texas The Yellow Rose of Texas Awarded: June 2011
COL Steven Jones, Commander, Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine Commanders Award, Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Awarded 2007
Major General Hertling, Commander 1st Armored Division US Army Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, Awarded: June 2007.