Iris M. Bennett
On Call Shelver at Sacramento County Public Library – July 2012 – March 2013
Sacramento County Public Library – South Natomas Branch – Volunteer Docent September 2009 to July 2012
October 11, 1972 – May 1, 2009 The Boeing Company (Rockwell International prior to being purchased by Boeing in 1994)
March 2003 – May 1, 2009 – Shemya Island Alaska and Honolulu, Hawaii
Worked remote sites in Alaska and Honolulu Hawaii on the Ground Based MidCourse Missile Defense program. Office administrator duties included setting up the new remote location office in Alaska used office skills to create start up processes and procedures for a new office. Task included creating paperwork in compliance with DoD regulations to receive permission for workers to gain entry to a classified area in Alaska. Created a workable schedule to ensure coverage for all maintenance work for 15 permanent employees to allow for scheduled off island time. Created spreadsheets using Excel to track employee training and applicable certification to ensure the documents are up to date. Worked with maintenance, safety, quality, production control, mailroom duties, time card verification and reviewed paperwork for new employee applications. Set up training sessions, both on-site and using web based training sites, while making sure they were within set budgets. As secretary to the site manager and the maintenance manager interfaced with home offices in Huntsville, Alabama and Richardson, Texas. Additional work in Honolulu included providing security escort for visitors to confidential areas aboard the SBX. Company wide layoffs and the termination of the program at Shemya Island are the reason for ending employment with the Boeing Company.
September 11, 1989 – March 2003 – The Boeing Company located at McClellan AFB and Northgate Boulevard, Sacramento, CA
Office administrator for office of 50 – 100 persons. Tasks included general secretarial work, hiring temporary personnel and processing paperwork. Ordering supplies, invoicing and billing, receptionist duties, maintained mailroom – incoming and outgoing mail, maintained the leasing agreement for the office. Made all travel arrangements for engineers traveling to other Boeing facilities in California, to other states and foreign business travel to Prague, Australia, and France. Processed all relocation paperwork for employees hired for the facility. Created and submitted all employee expense reports for payment. Interface with the media and local government officials during the period during Boeing’s involvement with privatization in place for McClellan AFB.
October 11, 1972 – September 11, 1989 – Rockwell International Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Keypunch operator, receptionist, accounts payable, accounts receivable, blueprint machine operator, budget department, secretary for 15 purchasing agents in the purchasing department. In these capacities handled multiple tasks and learned multiple skills. Created work teams to improve working relationships within and between departments to improve moral to include working with the union in the shop floor. Interaction between departments streamlined working procedures to eliminate duplication of processes and procedures. Worked on committees that created and implemented TQM and Just in Time policies through the facility.
June 2006 – July 2007 – AA, Business Administration – American Intercontinental University Online - Graduated with honors
July 2007 – June 2008 – BA, Business Administration –American Intercontinental University Online – Graduated Summa *** Laude
July 2008 – August 2009 – MA, Education – American Intercontinental University Online – 4.0 GPA
References available upon request