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Technical Writer Resume Profile

Holliston South, CarolinA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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Technical Writer Grants Specialist

  • Research, writing and grant proposal development for federal and private funding sources including the U.S. Department of Education OVAE , Department of Transportation FHWA , Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Health and Human Services Title VI A C , Department of Agriculture RD, RHS, RUS , Department of Labor ETA , Department of the Interior BIA , Department of Justice BJA and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Develop evaluation plans and timelines for project development
  • Technical editing for proposals and other documents for tribal leadership, directors and staff
  • Survey instrument development, design, distribution, data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Develop project media, disseminate information and facilitate community meetings
  • HHS, Indian Health Service - Sustainable Solid Waste Management Operations, January 2011
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security FEMA Emergency Management Institute, Foundations of Emergency Management, August 2012
  • 4.2 million in generated project funding to date

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Outreach Liaison Southeastern States

  • Provided outreach services to Native American farmers and ranchers in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida interested in obtaining USDA Farm Service Agency, Rural Development, Natural Resources Conservation Service , commercial credit and grant assistance to own/operate agricultural enterprises
  • Facilitated collaborations, N2N relationships, and access to resources for tribal communities
  • Opened Florida to the National FSA American Indian Credit Outreach Initiative service provision efforts and ensured successful outcomes for the Seminole Tribe of Florida's farmers and ranchers
  • Creating Business Opportunities Graduate, Golden Leaf Foundation, NC State University Cooperative Extension, 2005-2007
  • Web Equity Manager Farm Business Plan Software Training September 2004
  • Generated over 17.2 million in agricultural funding for tribal producers

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Circuit Coordinator - Guardian ad Litem Program

  • Recruited, trained, and coordinated activities for 70 Volunteer Court-Appointed Special Advocates representing approximately 250 cases of child abuse and neglect within the 16th Judicial Circuit of SC
  • Provided courtroom support, program marketing and community education

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Career Planning and Employment Specialist

  • Career planning and employment services for adults and secondary school students facing workplace challenges including facilitating job readiness classes for participants attending the Work Training Center
  • Collaborated with local employers/industries to facilitate successful educational outcomes and match qualified, job-ready employees
  • Employability and training curriculum research and development
  • Conducted employer needs assessments, job-site analyses and ADA compliance staffed all cases with Vocational Counselors and Career Planning Team and updated Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plans
  • DAODAS SC School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, 18.75 hours, Furman University, July 2000
  • Grant Development Project: TRIBAL VOICES: A Cultural Awareness Project for Vocational Rehabilitation Staff Serving Native Americans in South Carolina, USC, April 2000
  • Native American Research Project: TRIBAL VOICES: Serving Native Americans Through Vocational Rehabilitation-A Local Perspective on Mental Health Within the Catawba Indian Nation, USC School of Medicine Rehabilitation Counseling/COPE Program, May 1999
  • Certified Curriculum Facilitator, Cultivating True Livelihood:Work in the 21st Century

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Supported Employment Program Consultant

  • Development, implementation and supervision of educational and training programs in community employment settings advocacy and fundraising
  • B.S., Technical-Vocational Studies/Vocational Program Development April 1996 University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
  • Curriculum and Instruction for Career-Technology Educational Programs
  • State of Florida Endorsement for Cooperative Program Coordination
  • Graduate Research Editor, Each One Unique, University of West Florida 1996
  • Business Management, Troy State University Florida Region, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL 20 qh

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 24 million plus to date in contracted grant proposal funding for community-based organizations
  • Federal Grant Reviewer - 194 million plus to date for various agencies DHHS-ANA, SAMHSA, DOE, DOL, DOC
  • Versed in APA and Chicago Style writing for publishing
  • Piedmont Citizens Committee on Judicial Qualifications, Judicial Merit Selection Commission
  • Web Navigation Tools, Research Savvy, MS Office Suite, Desktop Publishing and Presentation Software
  • Enrolled Tribal Member Muscogee Creek Nation of Florida, 89077

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