An experienced administrative assistant looking for a career transition into biotechnology with over 20 credit semester hours in Biosecurity/Biodefense studies in biotechnology research and project management. Experience in working with collaborative scientific teams comprised of student scientists and research technicians working to advance industry knowledge.
Western blotting Microbiological techniques
MS Project 2010 software
World Health Organization
Expert in data analysis
Leader in data presentation
Tutored and mentored elementary students in STEM core classes, by sparking the interests of future scientists and engineers.
Sponsored aspiring computer engineer to attend summer youth training camp at the Six Flags Amusement Park 2014.
Master of Science : Biosecurity and Biodefense, 2016University of Maryland University College － Aldephi, MD
Coursework in Microbiology Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Societal Issues in Biotechnology
Introduction to Bioinformatics
The Business of Biotechnology
Techniques of Biotechnology
Foundations of Project Management
Agents of Bioterrorism
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism**Currently enrolled
Resilience Planning and Preparedness for Disaster Response and Recovery
Advanced Biosecurity and Bioterrorism
Strategies for Interagency Cooperation, Verification, and Global Countermeasures in Biodefense
Bachelor of Science : Biology, 2011Excelsior College － Albany, NY
Junior Collection Management Officer January 2013 to CurrentCACI － Fairfax, VA
Administrative Manager November 2012 to CurrentCACI, Inc － Fairfax, VA
Coordinate intra-office meetings, schedule conference rooms and video conferences, take minutes and relay actions/taskers to office managers.
Track and electronically file all action correspondence.
Handle and process classified and sensitive documents for inter/intra-agency dissemination.
Prepare travel requests using government travel systems, while delicately managing department fiscal year travel and training budget.
Review, analyze, and monitor performance of administrative programs to ensure compliance with company and client policy and regulations.
Develop action plan to achieve milestones and incorporate rapid improvement process to correct deficiencies.
Provide technical expertise to managers, supervisors, and individual employees on administrative matters.
Executive Office Administrator February 2010 to September 2011Defense Intelligence Agency － Bolling Afb, MD
As the Executive office administrator, was responsible for over 120 civilian, contractor and military service members assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Directorate for Collection Management and Technical Solutions Division.
Processed civilian timecards via Defense Civilian Pay System.
Directly supported 10 world-wide travel events, meetings, interagency communication, technical exchange meetings and other activities who executed over $30 million per year.
Assisted in the stand-up and execution of DoD IC wide Modeling and Simulation working group representing 26 major organizations including Combatant Commanders and military services.
Ensured over 150 time-critical taskers within the Joint Staff, J2, and DIA world-wide were completed on time or ahead of schedule.
By completing these taskers on-time resulted in the division doubling the budget from $15M to over $30M per year over the next five years.
Routed and quality assessed departmental travel orders and reimbursement requests; managed travel and training budget of $160,000, tracked awards and personnel performance evaluation schedules to ensure timely submission.
As the Division Defense Travel Agent, was responsible for tracking, updating, and processing travel claims for all military and government civilian travelers.
Also served as Directorate Training Manager, cognizant of all agency and DoD training requirements and ensured staff compliance.
Joint Chiefs of Staff November 2009 to September 2010Joint Chiefs of Staff － Washington, DC
Provided administrative support to the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Assistant Chairman, Director, and Vice Director Joint Staff in their roles as senior military advisors to the President, National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.
Singlehandedly responsible for the scanning, archiving, and the distribution of staff action packages throughout the DoD.
Coordinated courier services to Congress, the State Department, National Security Council and other government agencies, as well as the Joint Staff directorates, and Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Monitored and released defense message traffic to Presidential Advisors, the Secretary of Defense, Service Chiefs, Combatant Commanders, and Foreign Affairs Officers.
Administrative Staff Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer September 2006 to November 2009Tenth Fleet － Norfolk, VA
Prepared readiness reports detailing unit/individual mission capability; approved training order requests for annual training, individual training, and active duty for training via Naval Reserve Order Writing System for the Vice Commander of Net-Centric Warfare Group and Fleet Forces Command.
Coordinated over 12 Command Special Observances in accordance with the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, honoring the diverse cultural contributions of military and civilians to the United States Armed Forces.
Coordinated community outreach service projects, provided logistical support and oversight on command diversity programs, helped to maintain unit cohesion between board members and superiors in chain of command.
Maintained FY08 budget in excess of $1.2 million for Navy Reserve Navy Network Warfare Command and Navy Net-Centric Working Group.
As a member of the Command Assessment Team and Command Managed Equal Opportunity Program strived to enhance the total quality of life for all employees at the command as well as ensure equal opportunities were afforded and devoid of discrimination.
Special Security Officer September 2005 to September 2006CACI, Inc － Chesapeake, VA
Supported the DHS Coast Guard Security Center in performing personnel background investigations for security clearance adjudication.
Maintained and organized file management for over 60,000 personnel security records consisting of active duty, reservist, civilian, and auxiliary Coast Guard members.
Instrumental in the safeguarding of information, personnel, property, assets, and/or material from theft, loss, misuse, fraud, disclosure, espionage, or sabotage at various government facilities.
Confirmed personnel suitability consistent with position sensitivity in the interest of national defense and security.
Assessed the reliability, loyalty, suitability, and trustworthiness of personnel who have access to sensitive or classified information.
Police Communications Officer November 2001 to May 2003Naval Station Norfolk － Norfolk, VA
Recalled to active duty during Operation Noble Eagle and Operation Enduring Freedom to augment military security forces in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Monitored close circuit security systems, intrusion, burglary and duress alarms, dispatched fire, police and ambulatory assistance for service aboard naval installations and government housing.
Worked alongside U.
Coast Guard members in monitoring the movement of transient vessels within a 20-30 nm radius of a military seaport at the Joint Harbor Operations Center, Norfolk, Virginia.
Conducted random security patrols, random anti-terrorist measures, performed administrative vehicle inspections at specified control points, issued federal summons for violations aboard naval compound, acted as first responder to all major incidences involving military service members, spouses and all government interest.
Protected and defended restricted areas, provided first line of defense against terrorist measures, ensured the safe and expeditious movement of vehicle traffic during peak hours.
Operated various communications equipment and performed various computer functions while responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for police, fire, and rescue.
Processed request for information via phone and two-way communications from officers in the field.
Assisted in the offense reporting process for crimes in the community that may have led further investigations and criminal prosecution.
Ensured timely and efficient relay of related information via 2-way radio, facsimile, and computer terminal to various law enforcement agencies, local and state police, and fire and rescue personnel.
Administrative Manager CACI, Inc. － Fairfax, VA
Coordinate between interagency and intra-agencies on data linkages and information sharing on all-source collection strategy in support of the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), law enforcement and DoD IC.
Operational knowledge of DoD and IC organization, missions, functions, and interrelationships of the national and DoD Human Intelligence (HUMINT).
Draft quarterly all-source intelligence reports for IC partners.
As the department classification control officer, ensure all documents, including electronic files, contain appropriate classification markings prior to dissemination.
Utilize classified and unclassified intelligence databases to draft analytical products.
Perform rapid data-mining research to create all-source biometric intelligence products and will provide nominations for input to the Biometric Enabled Watchlist (BEWL).