Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
Administrator/Educator: Not-for-profit special education program operation: fund raising, public relations, federal, state, and local grant prep. Seventeen years part-time community junior college teaching experience.
M.A. Public Administration, Governors State University, Park Forest South, IL. Granted August 1982.
B.S. Recreation Administration, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. Granted June 1974.
Lake Land Community College Social Science Department
Instructor (part-time): Introduction of Psychology, Human Development, Child and Adolescent Development. January 1991- 2005, supervised average class sizes of 15 students. Illinois Department of Corrections, Taylorville Correctional Center. Undergraduate psychology classes
Richland Community College, Instructor: Human Development and Practical Psychology, Part-time August-December 2001.
Johnston Super Markets, Inc.
Assistant Director of Maintenance: Primary responsibilities include general preventive maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting (interior/exterior), drywall repair, equipment repair and troubleshooting, roof repair, floor tile and landscaping care. May 1994 – Present, coordinated activities @5 managers, 4 maintenance workers and 12 service staff.
Joliet Junior College Public Service Department
Undergraduate Instructor: General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Personality Theory, Child Psychology, and Human Development. May 1983 – April 1990. Supervised @20 students.
Ivanhoe Apartments – Joliet Illinois
Maintenance Department: 500 unit apartment complex. Painting, minor plumbing, electrical, ceramic tile and floor tile, painting drywall, wallpapering, lawn care, landscaping, and apartment cleaning. 1986 – 1990
Coordinated work of 7 maintenance staff.
American College Testing – Joliet Junior College
Room Supervisor, 60 students, Proctor, 3 direct staff and ACT Test Administrator, managed 12 room supervisors 1984 – 1986.
United Cerebral Palsy – Will County, Illinois
Assistant Agency Director/Principal Education Recreation and Social Habilitation Programs. March 1975 – January 1983.
Resource Development Coordinator, UCP
Specific duties included, but were not limited to the daily operation of the facilities; planning: coordinated, 12 full time direct care staff and directed 7 support personnel and 3 fiscal managers; experienced functional control over program service coordinators; monitored budget and grants while establishing controls on expenditures. Also, while interim director, initiated major revisions in personnel policies and agency by-laws. Initiated and coordinated special events fundraising including arranging, scheduling and directing over 30 volunteers on special events. Developed media education program and coordinated public relations delivery. 1982 – 1983.
The Pacific Institute. Imagine 21 Fast Track to Change, 2004
MCE Assembly Quality Training, Caterpillar Inc. 2004
Department of Human Services. Site Safety Training, 2002
University of Illinois, Small Business Training/Administration. Certificate: March 29, 1983.
University of Indiana, Therapeutic Techniques and Spec. Adaptations. Completed: April 1978.
Joint Commission on Accreditation for Hospitals, Standards and Requirements: 1976, 1977, and 1978. Private Facility.
Department of Mental Health, Grant writing, Springfield, IL 1976-1980.
Department of Rehabilitative Services, Grant writing, Springfield, IL 1979.
Federal Programs Funding and Grant Proposals, Springfield, IL 1978-1979.
Joliet Area Community Access League, Cable Television and Access Programming. Video Training and Editing. 1979-1982.
Lake Land Community College, Mattoon, IL 1997-1999. Distance Learning Training Video Classroom Techniques.
PAST PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Society for Public Administrator
Executives in Non-Profit Agencies
Advisory Council Special Olympics
Joliet Community Access league (cable TV)
Registered State Activity Therapist
National Recreation and Park Association
National Therapeutic Recreation Society
Illinois Park and Recreation Association
Caterpillar MCE Decatur, Illinois
Personal attributes include dedication to job, ability to work independently or as part of a team, and capacity to get things done.