Sample of Work

past and present

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American Indian Education Programs

  • Website Capacity Building (current)

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

  • Board Member
  • Research and Implementation: physical and virtual store (current)
  • Writer: Policies and Procedures (current)

Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) Family Readiness Center

  • Research: models of support for spouses
  • Grant Writing: Spouse Employment Training

Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness

  • Research: rules and regulations
  • Writer: Policies and Procedures

Vandenberg Air Force Base Friends of the Library

  • Research: STEM program models and funding sources
  • Board member recruitment
  • Wrote By-Laws and Constitution
  • Establishment of the non-profit (current)
  • Grant writing (current)

Ventura County Behavioral Health

  • Research: various topics and regulations
  • Wrote Internal Controls: policies, procedures, forms and operational manuals
  • Re-engineered policy management process and evaluated effectiveness
  • Led and trained cross-functional teams
  • Engaged all levels of staff in policy/procedure development
  • Wrote reports
  • Trained staff and teams
  • Established desk audit; led internal audit
  • Mentored staff
  • Made presentations

Oxnard Community College

  • Research: Organizational improvement/culture improvement models
  • Led campus wide needs assessment
  • Designed and implemented the Organizational and Professional Development Program
  • Directed President’s Forum aimed at increasing college visibility in the community
  • Engaged all levels staff in organizational improvement activities
  • Evaluated program effectiveness
  • Established 50+ organizational and staff development activities
  • Developed orientation program for staff and faculty
  • Instructor: Customer Service; Microsoft Office; OMNI
  • Secured educational contracts
  • Wrote proposals
  • Negotiated and wrote contract terms

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

  • Coordinated leadership training modules

Ventura County Human Resources Office

  • Coordinated development of supervision and leadership training
  • Secured trainers and coordinated deliverables

Naval Air Station Point Mugu

  • Instructor: Organizational Change Leadership

K & M Enterprises

  • Grant Writer: State, Federal and Foundations
  • Wrote MOUs
  • Wrote LOIs

United Way of Ventura County

  • Grant Administration: Five-year State grant. Family Preservation and Support Program
  • Coordinated and facilitated community focus groups
  • Cultivated three Funding Committees serving Ventura, Santa Paula, and Moorpark
  • Led community needs assessment
  • RFP Reviewer
  • Reviewed/approved grant award packets prior to notification of award
  • Wrote MOUs
  • Developed and maintained all grant agreements (contracts) pertaining to grant awards
  • Oversaw the financial and record keeping side of the annual grant making process including tracking of payments
  • Worked closely with funded organizations; ensured programming aligned with grant objectives/goals
  • Provided technical assistance to grant recipients as needed
  • Pre and Post-award management
  • Monitored grant recipients
  • Reviewed reports from recipients and wrote reports
  • Ensured accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on all grants
  • Media Liaison
  • Wrote Press Releases

Ventura County Medical Foundation & Santa Paula Memorial Hospital

  • Grant Writing:¬† Immunization for Farm Workers

Los Angeles Archdiocese – Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

  • Led fundraising activities including House Raffle Fundraiser
  • Wrote Marketing Plan
  • Re-engineered Capital Campaign Office
  • Ghost Writer for Pastor
  • Developed Volunteer Recruitment, Training and Management Program for long-term sustainability
  • Solicited donations and in-kind support
  • Public speaking
  • Established media relationships; media liaison
  • Wrote press releases
  • Designed website
  • Wrote reports
  • Fiscal record keeping; audited funds
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