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Infrastructure Management ~ Incident Command System Compliance ~ Personnel Management ~ Work Assignment/Scheduling ~ Personnel Training ~ Work Performance Monitoring ~ Performance Evaluation Development ~ Incident Action Planning ~ Communication/Briefings ~ Planning ~ Funding Availability ~ Emergency Management Mission Integrated Environment EMMIE - Interagency Coordination and Collaboration ~ Program Effectiveness Evaluation
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Over ten years of professional career background including the past seven serving in multiple assignments for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); proven success in spearheading crucial program management activities toward achieving and surpassing goals as well as performing outstanding team development and oversight
Continually utilize excellence in personnel direction and oversight to drive organizational effectiveness; adapt quickly to difficult situations and employ outstanding strengths in conceptualizing solutions to complex situations while employing practical strategies
Skilled in assuring dissemination of all crucial communication of organizational directives, plans, standards and goals and consistently ensure that all involved personnel are appropriately trained to provide needed support
Provide subject matter expertise in assisting with planning process, support strong inter-agency collaboration and expertly facilitate transition from National Response actions to National Disaster Recovery Framework
Outstanding interpersonal relationship development skills support excellence in assuring in-depth and ongoing interaction between all involved entities and continual communication of status of program activity to support attainment of mandated goals; continually support assistance applicants and assure full knowledge regarding process and procedures
DHS/FEMA-Region IX, Response Division, IMAT 1, Oakland, CA 2015 - Present
IMAT Infrastructure Branch Director
During deployment, report to Operations Section Chief and oversee technical/repair assistance for facilities while providing supplementary financial assistance to public entities; support transition from National Response Framework to National Disaster Recovery Framework operations.
For management-directed actions, perform broad-based Human Resources oversight functions including assuring sufficiency of personnel, supplies and equipment, developing/prioritizing work schedules, ensuring that personnel are properly trained, monitoring performance and evaluating staff performance, including identifying deficiencies as well as remediation methodologies.
Skillfully contribute to incident planning process and Public Assistant (PA) planning including PA Management, Debris, Transition and Demobilization Plans; ensure communication of relevant information to all involved parties, accuracy of publicly-disbursed information, that the Disaster Projection Report is provided to the Finance/Administration Section Chief and that there is sufficient funding availability in the National Emergency Management Information Systems (NEMIS) among others; also obligate/de-obligate Federal Share of Public Assistance Reimbursement in the Emergency Management Mission Integrated Environment (EMMIE).
Coordinate efforts of Other Federal Agencies (OFA) as well as state/tribal/territorial/local officials, identify cross-program issues and facilitate strong interaction; assure that infrastructure/PA actions align with incident strategies/objectives and work closely with the Federal Disaster Recovery Center (FDRC) to meet long-term goals.
Consistently assure receipt of status reports concerning PA program and provide infrastructure input to FEMA Continuous Improvement Program (CIP).
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During non-deployment time periods, continually engage in crucial national/state/regional exercises, train with other federal/state personnel to obtain/retain needed certifications, and participate in array of relevant workshops and programs; also provide important input toward various functions and planning regarding crucial areas of FEMA mission, operational response and programs.
DHS/FEMA-HQ, Washington, DC 2012 2015
Reservist-Public Assistance Project Specialist / PA Task Force Lead, PA Crew Leader, PA Project Specialist
Successfully provided on-site support during disasters including authoring PA worksheets and interpreting Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs); gathered information for Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs) and facilitated crucial initial meetings with local officials to provide important information concerning PA reimbursement process.
Gathered data to support eligibility determinations and provided full-life-cycle support as well as information regarding FEMA policies/procedures; worked with applicants to develop scope of work assessments as well as budgetary needs for major projects and assisted in identifying personnel requirements for these projects.
Steered debris management/removal and other hazard mitigation; provided Public Assistant Program applicants with needed process/procedure information and direction toward developing projects.
Developed spreadsheets/correspondence for Infrastructure/Deputy Infrastructure Branch Director including ICS Form 215 used to formulate upcoming Incident Action Plan (IAP); also participated in PA field calls that briefed management on field activity status.
During tenure in assignment gained excellence in supplemental financial assistance processes, utilizing EMMIE to upload/process crucial data, delegating assignments to Project Specialists, reviewing submitted work, mentoring individuals and authoring performance evaluations.
DHS/FEMA-Region III, Philadelphia, PA 2008 2012
Effectively served in array of disaster-related deployments nation-wide as a PA Project Specialist and as a PA Crew Leader (PACL); responsibilities included developing worksheets, interacting with state/local officials and gathering data for use in making eligibility determinations.
Worked closely with applicants to develop scope of work/cost estimates for large, involved projects including utilizing Project Specialists and PACL and to ensure personnel sufficiency to meet project needs; assured knowledgeability of applicants regarding FEMA policies/procedures and Public Assistance Program processes and monitored needs of applicants.
Provided crucial training to new Project Specialist on use of EMMIE software, how to gather information during site visits, method for transferring information onto national PW template and completing all needed organizational travel vouchers.
Supported PACL in managing team CMC and applicant status reports, maintained weekly PW projections and PW status, and estimated PW costs and large/small projects for team applicants.
Varady Associates, Bingham Farms, MI 2005 2008
Successfully met wide array of professional responsibilities including interacting with clients, developing space analyses and drafting spatial planning, selecting finishes, preparing construction documents and conducting crucial presentations.
Detailed/in-depth project involvements ranged in size from 1,500 sq. ft. spaces to 12,000 sq. ft.; tasked with comprehensive responsibilities concerning all organizational activities during two-month re-staffing activity.
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
Bachelor of Science, Architecture & Interior Architectural Design, 2010
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Interior Design Studies toward Bachelors Degree; 40 hours; transferred to Lawrence Technological University
Schoolcraft Community College, Livonia, MI
Associate of Arts Art Major, 2000
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