I am a detail-oriented, task-focused, communications professional with more than 13 years of experience working with non-profit and government clients. While I have extensive experience working with military clients, I have successfully completed tasks for non-government clients. Through the years my duties have included writing, editing, researching and conducting various other activities to successfully complete assignments.
Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges; Golden Key National Honor Society; National Dean’s List.
Edited Army AL&T Magazine; Lead editor of the 2010 and 2013 Army Weapon Systems Handbooks; Created press releases and fact sheets for various Army organizations.
Jan. 2007- Present
Communications Specialist –
Write and edit content matter for communications products, marketing materials and proposals as required; Conduct research, interview subject matter experts, and write information fact sheets on various Army weapon systems; Document courses of actions and draft summaries for global scenario-based (gaming) exercises; Perform technical edits of sensitive Department of Defense agency manuals; Research and interpret trend information.
Sep. 2003- Jan. 2007
Technical Writer –
Provided technical writing and editing in support of technical and programmatic meetings concerning the chemical weapons demilitarization program; Compiled findings from survey team members; Recorded minutes of meetings to maintain program accountability.
Mar. 1999- Sep. 2003
Communications Assistant –
Edited promotional materials and brochures; Created public information kits; Responded to general information inquiries; Formatted and distributed email newsletter; Prepared PowerPoint presentations for staff members.
Jun. 1997- Aug. 1997
Environmental Relations Technician (Internship) –
Drafted press releases for dissemination to local media; Devised tactics to increase public awareness of the Stormwater Management environmental program.