Strong leadership skills with proven management experience.
Experienced in community organizing and social service delivery to underserved populations.
Significant experience working in diverse social environments. Fluent in Spanish, both conversational and professional level written communication.
Resourceful and detail-oriented, with experience initiating and conducting innovative human development programs.
Conducted client intake, screening, assessments and case management in a community-based worker center serving low-income workers.
Assessed client needs, identified social services resources and referred clients for services beyond the scope of the agency's mission and capabilities.
Established, designed and facilitated a women's psychoeducational support group.
Conducted all planning, client selection, and co-facilitator training.
Chief of Individual Training, 06/2009 － 05/2012US Army － Fayetteville, NC
Recruited and managed interdisciplinary project teams.
Chaired planning meetings, established milestones and developed internal communications to report project progress to stakeholders.
Funded and implemented a large-scale employee-facilitated, peer-to-peer suicide prevention program.
Responsible for management of a total program budget in excess of $7 million across 4 program areas.
Commander, 06/2007 － 06/2009US Army － San Antonio, TX
Commander of a support unit providing human resources, training, staffing and logistics support to more than 200 employees in a multinational organization.
Managed the Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) program and conducted prevention counseling for at-risk employees.
Referred employees to recovery resources and monitored treatment progress.
Responsible for the development of diversity programs, organizational family support programs and family advocacy working groups.
Headed suicide prevention efforts to include US Army Shoulder To Shoulder suicide awareness / prevention training and intervention methods training for key staff members.
Operations Officer, 06/2004 － 06/2007US Army － Miami, FL
Managed medical treatment and claims for veterans suffering from post-combat injuries and mental health issues.
Initiated medical evaluations and veterans' access to recovery resources.
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Command liaison for Army Community-Based Health Care Initiative matters to include monitoring of participation and recovery progress of veterans receiving post-mobilization medical care.
Training Officer, 10/1999 － 06/2004US Army － Lubbock, TX
Planned and presented professional seminars in multiple regional Spanish dialects.
Prepared all seminar materials and conducted presentations onsite to mid-level and senior executives.
Community liaison for humanitarian medical teams working in rural communities throughout Latin America.
Managed community relations for field clinics providing basic medical treatment to underserved populations.
Team Leader, 01/1994 － 06/1997US Army － Lubbock, TX
Manager of humanitarian aid coordination center in support of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Responsible for coordination of relief efforts involving reconstruction, repatriation, medical capacity building and economic revitalization of small business and agriculture.
Education and Training
May 2016The University of Texas － Austin, TXMaster of ScienceSocial Work Clinical Social WorkSocial Work Clinical Social Work
May 1987Excelsior College － Albany, NYBachelor of ScienceEnglish Literature / SociologyEnglish Literature / Sociology
February 2003Combined Arms and Services Staff School － Fort Leavenworth, KSDiploma
August 1990Maine Military Academy － Augusta, MEUS Army Officer Candidate School
University United Methodist Church, Austin, TX Member-At-Large, Administrative Council 2012 - Present United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Non-government Organization (NGO) Team Member. Member of a contact team providing readjustment counseling to youth affected by war. August 1998
COMMUNITY AND HUMANITARIAN SERVICE University United Methodist Church, Austin, TX Member-At-Large, Administrative Council 2012 - Present United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Non-government Organization (NGO) Team Member. Member of a contact team providing readjustment counseling to youth affected by war. August 1998 AFFILIATIONS AND HONORS Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Distinguished Military Graduate of the US Army Officer Candidate School. Recipient of the Maine Governor's Saber, winner of the Erickson Leadership Trophy and the State of Maine Academic Trophy. Awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for disaster relief work during Hurricane Mitch relief efforts in Nicaragua. Awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Joint Service Achievement Medal for post-war social and economic recovery management and civil reconciliation work in Bosnia and Herzegovina