Customer-focused Senior Ranger successful in program and property management. Quality-oriented and proactive in resolving issues with exceptional organizational and communication skills. Reliable, trustworthy, dedicated and team oriented with a reputation for getting the job done in a fiscal and highly professional manner.
Program planning and implementation
Outstanding customer & human relations skills
Problem solving and conflict resolution
Property and project management
Food service management
Supervision of staff and volunteers
Utilized community groups and volunteers to accomplish program and property upgrades and tasks saving the organization over $250,000 in the past 17 years.
Recruited outside user group to conduct a one week program at Camp Pisgah with a projected revenue of $24,000
Successfully served as President of a 35 member Rotary club group of 35 business professionals receiving numerous awards and accolades.
01/2009 to Current
Senior RangerGirl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont － Colfax, NC
Assist the Director of Outdoor Program and Property by overseeing capital budget upgrades at designated site.
Supervise the maintenance of a 350 acre and a 165 acre camp.
Responsible for the supervision of maintenance personnel, ensuring the safety and security of site, campers and visitors.
Serve as an American Camping Association visitor conducting site visits for ACA accreditation.
Level 2 Archery Trainer teaching volunteers and staff how to facilitate archery programs
Communicate with parents, volunteers, the public and staff and write routine reports as needed or requested.
Provide risk management assessment by conducting regular site inspections to ensure that facilities, grounds, drinking water and waste disposal systems meet all safety standards.
Perform on-going and preventative facilities, grounds and equipment maintenance.
Supervise temporary or part-time site support employees.
Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, structures and supplies.
Support Girl Scout program by providing instruction and facilitation in archery, cooperation course, geocaching and night hikes.
Work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff members, volunteers and community representatives to ensure excellence in customer service.
Promote and demonstrate respect for, and appreciation of girls and adults from diverse racial, ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds and abilities.
01/2000 to 10/2009
Camp RangerGirl Scouts Tarheel Triad Council, Inc. － Colfax, NC(Same as above)
05/1998 to 01/2000
Camp RangerGirls Scouts Gateway Council － Jacksonville, FL
Resided in rangers' residence on Council property and provided 24 hour emergency coverage while camp was in use by campers.
Performed the maintenance of a 165 acre camp.
Ensured the safety and security of site, campers and visitors.
Oversaw capital budget upgrades and ensured proper completion.
Performed preventative facilities, grounds and equipment maintenance.
Provided risk management assessment by conducting regular site inspections to ensure that facilities, grounds, drinking water and waste disposal systems met all safety standards.
Provided program support in nature programs and night hikes.
06/1978 to 07/1998
Data Systems Techuician Senior Chief PettyUnited States Navy － various, US
Supervised an Electronics Division of 35 personnel aboard a U.S. Navy ship during war time conditions.
As a Navy Recruiter established a rapport with the local community
and counseled young people in career opportunities.
As a Master Training Specialist trained shipboard personnel in all
aspects of electronic troubleshooting and technical matters on board
the ship and in a classroom environment.
Ensured all Combat Systems equipment aboard the ship was in peak
operating condition at all times.
Level 2 Archery Facilitator Recertification － Charlotte, NC, US
Certified Pool Operator Recertification － Thomasville, NC, US
ServSafe Managers Course － Hendersonville, NC, US
American Camping Association Visitors Course － Pickens, SC, US
Certified HVAC Technician － Asheboro, NC, US
Edith Macy Conference CenterProperty Management and Maintenance Course － New York, NY, US
ElectronicsVarious Technical Courses － United States Navy, Various, US
High School DiplomaBelle Vernon Area High School － Belle Vernon , PA, US
Woodworking, camping, fishing, hunting and serving my community through volunteering for non-profit organizations.
I am active in my community as a volunteer in many aspects. I am a current Board Member of the Rotary Club of Brevard, Transylvania County Salvation Army Advisory Council and Transylvania County Back Pack Buddy Coordinator