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Richards, Texas, United States
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August 30, 2018

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JOY R. MONTGOMERY

***** ** *** *****: 936-***-****

Richards, TX 77873 Email: ac6vlh@r.postjobfree.com

Historical Tourism

Specialist historical and tourism fields leveraging a variety of skills, including effective written and verbal communications, resource allocation, event planning, and cultural training. Fluent in English and German with basic Russian, Kyrgyz, Korean, French, and Spanish skills. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

§ Training and Instruction

§ Event Planning and Logistics

§ Reporting and Compliance

§ Social Media Development

§ Cross-Functional Collaboration

§ Administrative Support

§ Cultural Sensitivity

§ Website Development

§ Stakeholder Relations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SEQUOYAH BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM, VONORE, TN SUMMER 2017 MUSEUM SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR: CHARLIE RHODARMER 423-***-****

§ Developed Strategic Plan for Museum removal and secure placement of artifacts for renovation.

§ Coordinated with Director, Gift Shop Coordinator, and outside workers to fulfill timeline for renovation.

§ Aided in preparation and execution of Total Eclipse Event in August 2017.

§ Work with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee and the Cherokee Nation in Event Planning with Cherokee Removal Memorial Park TEXAS CENTER FOR REGIONAL STUDIES, RICHARDS, TX 2011 – PRESENT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SUPERVISOR: DR. ROBIN MONTGOMERY 936-***-****

§ Developed website and policies for 501(c)(3) nonprofit, including partnerships with local agencies.

§ Provided Federal and State reports to leadership, stakeholders, and committees.

§ Responsible for logistics, outreach, development, research, grants, and committee projects

§ Coordinated three festival events with over 2000 attendees, through collaboration with other nonprofits and local government officials. Texas Legacy Festival, Conroe, TX 2013.

§ Co-authored historical books and records supporting agency’s mission: The Cradle of Texas Road: A Model of Cultural Integration for the Nation and Images of America: Navasota (Arcadia Press) aided with two others HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD), WASHINGTON, DC 2010 – 2011 PROGRAM ANALYST SUPERVISOR: JUDITH GARZA DEHAVEN 202-***-****

§ Served as liaison between local and national level representatives for emergency programs and monitoring.

§ Created streamlined, consistent, and user-friendly system for information transfer and communication between levels and programs.

§ Provided personalized and individual instruction to local Public Housing Authorities on resource management. PEACE CORPS, OSH, KYRGYZSTAN 2008 – 2010

TEFL UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR SUPERVISOR: CLAUDIA KURIC 202-***-****

§ Facilitated Analytical Reading, Methodology, and Literature courses to more than 150 university students.

§ Conducted teacher trainings supporting effective teaching strategies.

§ Assisted students in finding opportunities for developing language skills, including study abroad, cross-cultural awareness activities, and TOEFL to support English fluency.

§ Developed and wrote grant proposal for the creation and distribution of an Education Methodology resource manual, resulting in USAID funding and a reach of more than 900K students.

§ Communicated with colleagues and students in Kyrgyz and Russian. Joy R. Montgomery Resume, Page 2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY, HUNTSVILLE, TX 2007

STUDY ABROAD COORDINATOR

§ Recruited and supervised more than 100 study abroad students.

§ Facilitated 20 courses with students in several subjects.

§ Managed incoming and outgoing students and programs.

§ Developed protocols for all study abroad students. ELC LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, ULSAN, SOUTH KOREA 2004 – 2005 HEAD TEACHER OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE/ENGLISH ADVISOR

§ Developed and implemented curriculum for teaching English as a foreign language.

§ Created cultural activities to support language acquisition and awareness of cultural variations.

§ Taught English to Korean-speaking students from age five through adulthood. FULDA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, FULDA, GERMANY 2002 ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR

§ Facilitated courses in English for students from various backgrounds and of diverse nationalities. SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY, HUNTSVILLE, TX 2001 – 2002 LANGUAGE LAB INSTRUCTOR/GRADUATE ASSISTANT: DEVELOPMENTAL ENGLISH

§ Taught developmental English courses (grammar, reading comprehension, and basic writing) to first year university students.

§ Monitored language labs for German, Spanish, and French.

§ Mentored students through the development of early grammar and pronunciation skills. EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Minor in History, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, 2014; Total 21 hours Graduate Certificate, Strategic Foresight, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 2014 Master of Arts, Major of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, 2007 Bachelor of Arts, English and German (Minor in Philosophy), Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX Study Abroad in Munich

TOURS, FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Texas Legacy Fest, Navaosta, TX, 2012

Texas Legacy Festival, Conroe, TX, 2013

Dedication of Sam Houston Statue, Maryville, TN and Birchwood, TN, 2016 Sam Houston Texas Tour of Tennessee, 2016

Sam Houston Tennessee Tour of Texas, 2017

ORGANIZATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Work with various Historical Commissions, Historical Societies, Museums, SAR, DAR, SRT, and DRT Organizations Tennessee Trail of Tears Association, Secretary 2017-2018 Walker County Historical Commission, Secretary 2017 National Trail of Tears Conference, 2017

Tennessee Association of Museums Conference, 2017

National Trails Conference, 2015

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

Service Training, Peace Corps, Kant, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz language, cultural, technical, and safety training Intercultural Communications and European Studies, Fulda, Germany European Union system, Model UN, Multicultural Global Ethics, French, Spanish, and German Certification, German Language Fluency, DSH Fulda University of Applied Sciences Certification, CPR and First Aid, American Red Cross



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