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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Accomplished professional with track record of success in both the public and private sectors. Extensive administrative and management experience. Strong organizational and people skills. Accomplished researcher and writer including program and project design and implementation. Grant research and writing.

Core Qualifications
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Coalition Building
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Program/Project Design & Implementation
Writer, 2015 - 03/2015
Fox Rothschild New York, NY,
  • Responsible for research and writing marketing-related material for the company including their website, technical documents and white papers.
  • Also designed and wrote material on related matters such as the enviro-friendly kiosk, business-specific material re government, court system, communities, educational entities, churches, nonprofits, etc.
Volunteer Administrator, 2008 - 2011
Goodwill Omaha Council Bluffs, IA,
  • Served as a volunteer administrator focusing on the design and implementation of policies and programs to benefit individuals and families dealing with addictions and dual diagnoses.
  • Provided expertise re grant applications, organizational structure, program development, non-clinical counseling, review/redesign of the bylaws and related policy issues.
  • Served as a liaison to governmental and community organizations.
Marketing Assistant, 2007 - 2008
Pike Electric Company Johnstown, CO,
  • Worked in the Advertising/Public Relations department designing materials related to the company's history, mission statement, long term planning, community service involvement, etc.
  • Assisted in the design and implementation of marketing and public relations strategies.
  • Also provided support for other departments.
Grant Writer/VISTA Program Manager, 2003 - 10/2007
Pike Electric Company Kingsport, TN,
  • Responsible for researching, identifying, designing, writing and submitting grant applications as part of the resource development effort for the City.
  • Directed the placement of the VISTA Program in the city and assigned volunteers to city departments and local non-profits to provide services to the community.
  • Functioned independently and under the direction of the Mayor's Office.
Director of Advocacy, 01/2000 - 01/2003
  • Designed and implemented a comprehensive program of work to accomplish the legislative and advocacy goals and objectives of the American Cancer Society.
  • Managed a coalition of healthcare access groups/advocates with a common political and legislative agenda.
  • Served as lobbyist on state and federal level regarding general healthcare issues.
  • Grant writing.
  • Budget preparation and analysis.
Associate to CEO/President, 1996 - 1999
  • Provided consultative services on policy, program and procedural initiatives related to intergovernmental relations, community relations, healthcare and energy/environmental issues for the NE Fuel Institute.
  • Developed and coordinated programs that promoted private sector/public.
  • sector partnerships.
  • Designed and managed programs related to staff education and training, human resource benefits and membership enhancement.
  • Developed budgets, fund raising initiatives and grant writing strategies.
  • Provided general marketing, public relations and lobbying expertise.
Director, 01/1990 - 01/1996
Oil Heat Institute City, STATE,
  • Administered and coordinated Institute programs and policies.
  • Represented Institute Board of Directors and Executive Committee on national, regional, state committees and commissions.
  • Served as lobbyist and spokesperson on consumer, energy, environmental, health and related issues.
  • Provided expertise on federal and state statutes, administrative rules and regulations.
  • Prepared financials, wrote grant applications and coordinated fund-raising activities.
Director, 01/1983 - 01/1990
Governor's Energy Office City, STATE,
  • Performed administrative and supervisory duties for all matters related to the Governor's Energy Office.
  • Worked with international, federal and state officials and legislative committees concerning the development and application of energy, environmental policies and projects.
  • Performed budget analysis and preparation.
  • Managed "oil-overcharge refunds" exceeding $20 million and helped design programs and projects to benefit the citizens of the state of New Hampshire.
  • Served as a lobbyist on energy and environmental and related issues.
BA: Political Science, Expected in 1968
University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH
Status -

Political Science

Professional Affiliations

Chairman - Alliance for a Healthy New Hampshire

Commissioner - Governor's Tobacco Use Advisory Committee Coordinator - New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Chairman - National Governors' Association Subcommittee on Energy/Environment

Chairman - Northeast International Committee on Energy

Chairman - New England Energy Directors

Board of Directors/State - National Federation of Independent Businessmen

Board of Directors - Rhode Island College

Business Administrator III - State of NH


Administrative, problem resolution, budget analysis and preparation, community relations, counseling, designing, direction, fund raising, government, grant applications, grant writing, human resources, marketing materials, organizational structures, policy & program development, research, supervisory, white papers.

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School Attended

  • University of New Hampshire

Job Titles Held:

  • Writer
  • Volunteer Administrator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Grant Writer/VISTA Program Manager
  • Director of Advocacy
  • Associate to CEO/President
  • Director
  • Director


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