Thirteen years of executive experience with strategic alignment building and operationalize local, state and federal interpersonal violence programs that includes: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Child Abuse and Neglect, Bullying, Human Trafficking and Suicide Prevention. Recognized Leader and known as the go-to person to build lean organizational processes and operational procedures for implementation, policy, crisis intervention, response, community awareness activities, curriculum development and training as well as building multi-disciplinary coalitions among community stakeholders.
Community Involvement Activities and Lead Organizer:
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Serves as the executive level advisor to Headquarter Air Force SAF/HAF Directorates, AFDW CC/CV, AFDW Directorates, WG/CV, Installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator(s) (SARC), Community Support Coordinator (CSC) and the Integrated Delivery System functional agencies. Lead Subject Matter Expert (SME) providing expert technical advice and assistance on various functional areas that includes oversight, guidance,policy, operating instruction, CONOPs, consultation for all SAPR, CAF, Resiliency and Wingman policy instruction and guidance. Offers advice and assistance to achieve the most efficient, effective, continuity of care for victims of sexual assault, response, training and economical usage of process of human resources at all levels. Develops goals and objectives that integrate HAF/CVS, and AF/A1 organization and resource management objectives. Establishes, revises or reviews policies, procedures, mission, objectives, and organizational design, as necessary, to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishments. Promotes team building, implements quality improvements in response to regulatory compliance and /customer services, needs or requirements. Establish an AFDW Commander review system to monitor sexual assault case management oversight for Installation Wing Commanders, SARCs, CAF, Wingman, Resiliency requirements. Senior Advisor of all Joint issues pertaining to functional programs listed. Builds working relationships with appropriate DoD Services SAPR functions and national victim advocacy agencies at local state and federal levels to ensure continuing understanding of national issues for support of victim needs, and to develop and or identify training resources for NCR Airmen (military and civilian and dependents). Resolves issues and provides policy guidance and direction to standardize an effective sexual assault prevention and response program. Strategically develop opportunities to instill core values (integrity, service before self, and excellence) and behaviors in all AFDW airmen.
Implement and manage the Installation Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPRP). Consultant to the Installation Commander on institutionalizing core values for the Department of the Air Force (AF). Establishment and/or modification of processes, procedure, contacts and training necessary to carry out the program and the DoD and AF objectives. Develops and implements a communication strategy at the installation, expanding awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence, coordinate opportunity for command emphasis on core value and positive behavior. Manage and supervise 35 victim advocates to support a 24/7 victim advocacy services. Chairperson for the Installation sexual assault response team (SART) and Advisor to the commander's Community Action Information Board. Recruits, screens, interviews, train and select victim advocates from military and AF civilian employees. Develop 40 hour Victim Advocates training manual. Coordinate/collaborate with military and civilian law enforcement, Office of Special Investigation, medical hospital, District Attorney, local rape crisis center to establish protocol and procedures for all incidents of alleged sexual assault and safety planning. Develops and maintains Memorandum of Understanding with appropriate authorities and community resources to establish and ensure a desirable standard of care for Air Force personnel seeking off base support. Plans and schedules work to be accomplished by subordinates, adjusting short -term priorities as needed. Provide advice, counsel, instruction and feedback to employees on work and administrative policies, procedures, directives and performance. Comprehensive and through knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, issues related to sexual assault, victim advocacy. Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and training material that focus on risk reduction skills. Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities have been identified as a best practice for Air Force SAPRP program June 07. Oversee and manage the SAPRP budget and develop the FIN plan. Serve as the installation commander's consultant and coordinator for Wingman support activities involving the institutionalization of respect and the Air Force core values.
Develop and implement prevention programs and support services aimed at reducing the incidence of family maltreatment among active duty and retired military members and their families. Responsibilities include providing: primary and secondary prevention programs; training for other health care professionals and other personnel installation-wide on issues related to the prevention of family maltreatment; and multi-level community organization collaboration. Conducts comprehensive needs assessments and strengths, weaknesses, opportunity, and threat (SWOT) analyzes that form the basis for action plans and program plan development activities to meet the needs of clients residing both on and off base. Implements community organization strategies in collaboration with the Integrated Delivery System (IDS) team and other key organizations to increase awareness of family maltreatment, to develop a coordinated plan for reducing risk factors within the community, and to promote community resiliency. Develop primary prevention services to inform and educate base leadership and the community at large about maltreatment and family violence dynamics, treatment, and life skills. Assess/identified target secondary prevention support services to provide psycho educational and skills development activities such as parenting skills, stress management, change management, anger management, and support groups for single parents, and couples communication. Identifies family and community risk and protective factors and determines prevention requirements. Serves as the key facilitator and team coordinator in the development of annual FAP Prevention and Prevention Services Action Plans (PSAP). Develops a formal evaluation process to monitor outreach programs and resources. Chaired the Integrated Delivery System Team on rotating bases among the six matrixes installation human services agencies. Design, manage all special programs, services, information and awareness presentations, (e.g., installation newspaper articles, Newcomer Orientation Briefings, brochures describing family programs, and special theme events such as Child Abuse Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month). Coordinated/lead base and community initiatives that focused on system changes in process and procedures for family violence, sexual assault service delivery through community level interventions. Teach professional services to installation leadership, health care professionals and community agencies concerning primary and secondary prevention programs. Serves as the primary FAP representative on the Integrated Delivery System (IDS) team. Compiles and presents findings of all need assessment(s) to the Family Advocacy Committee and the IDS team as the basis for the annual FAP Prevention Plan. Provide updated resource information to the office of primary responsibility for the IDS centralized information and referral database. Facilitates awareness and accessibility to available or specialized services for Air Force active duty members and their families. Received a Outstanding for the SAPRP Unit Climate Inspection (May 2009).
06/2008 OVC Leadership Course Advocacy Program Directors
04/2008 Sexual Assault Response Team Conference
11/2007 Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers
07/2007 Dale Carnegie High Impact Presentations
10/2006 Instructor Air War College for AF Sexual Assault Response Course
09/2006 Mediation Skills for Workplace
08/2006 NSPS Performance Management (Supervisors)
08/2006 HR Elements for Managers/Supervisors
08/2006 Human Relations Workforce Diversity
06/2005 Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Course
Activities and Honors:
Joint Base Andrews Category III Award Winner CY 10 (4 Quarter)
AFDW Category III Civilian of the quarter CY 10
Outstanding for the SAPRP Unit Climate Inspection (May 2009)
Outstanding for the SAPRP Unit Climate Inspection (Oct 2006)
Charleston Air Force Base Category II Civilian of the quarter CY 2008 (3 Quarter)
Robins Air Force Base Category II Civilian of the quarter CY 2004
Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities cited as best practice for Air Force SAPRP June 2007.
National Sexual Assault Response Conference Speaker representing HQAF (June 2007)
Air Force Bystander Intervention Trainer/Teacher for Air Force Staff Judge Conference (June 09)
Air Force Bystander Intervention Trainer Commander and Vice Commanders at AF SAPRP Summit (Oct 2010)
Headquarter Air Force Lead Consultant for SAPR Bystander Intervention Training to meet the world-wide mission for Facilitators (Feb 2011 to June 2012)
Headquarter Air Force SAPRP Liaison for Air Force Commander's Guide (April 2011)
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