Sonya M. Jones
Government Executive - USDA Forest Service Civil Rights Officer/ Human Capita Analyst
Forest Supervisor Mr. Earl W. Ford, Quincy CA 360-***-****
Provide equal employment compliance to Plumas Nation Forest employees and customers while mitigating complaint s and search the country for minority candidates for employment as Biologist, Botanist, Research Timber Specialist and Fire Culture Experts. A public advocate to the agency thru community planning events and cultural media inclusion. Hosted the historical premier of the Tuskegee Airmen's film "The Red Tails" with Surviving Original Tuskegee Airmen in a rural community in Northern California.
I began my professional career August 1992, in Europe as a Volunteer Healthcare Advocate for military spouses that were forced to use foreign medical facilities due to lack of space in oversees military medical centers. When military operations heightened deployment of troops to
Bosnia and the protection of the middle eastern no fly zone. I assisted spouse in learning to translate services provided by German doctors and helped spouses to learn the communities where they received care and choose foreign physicians that had English speaking staff.
I became the Special Emphasis Program coordinator at Sembach AB in1993 and educated the base community on the historical and cultural impact that African Americans Women, Hispanics, Asian Pacific Islander and Native Americans have contributed to the building and defense of America.
As a Military Spouse, with each and every move from the United Kingdom, Japan, and short tour visits to Italy, Morocco; I have worked within the Military Equal Employment and Civil Rights structure in DOD to empower young women and Female troops to adapt to foreign culture and give them the confidence to be unspoken Ambassadors of the younger American Generation- X. I served as the Protocol Specialist( Military jargon for Executive Assistant) for 4 years, with direct government and political knowledge to facilitate international summits for all Congressmen and Senators visiting Gen. Paul v Hester and now Director Charles Bolden of NASA, at Joint Forces Japan Headquarters.
In 2001 I then went on to develop hiring policy for Missile Defense Agency as a contractor and trained Foreign Service Officers and their families how to adapt to living in foreign cultures at the George Schultz School for the State Department and worked part time as an Election Judge in Laurel MD. I moved to California upon my ex-husbands Military Retirement from the Air Force in 2007; where I left DOD March 2009 as an EEO Officer and became the Civil Rights Officer for USDA.
Southern Technical College in OKC, OK where I got an AA in Medical Technology
University of Maryland where she studied International Business and Sociological Psychology
And Graduated from the Department of Defenses' Defense Equal Employment Opportunity Management Institute as a Government Equal Employment Executive in Civil Rights.
Eric L. Dilworth, US Air Force Human Resources Director, Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Gwen Taylor, US Army Corps of Engineers, EEO Manager 601-***-****
Marcus Cotton, Ret. NFL Atlanta Falcon 501-***-****