Work History

Oct 2006 to Present Police Officer Charles City Police Department
-July 2007 assigned as community oriented police officer
July 2006 to
Oct 2006

Charles City Police Department
-public safety dispatch for all of Floyd County

Feb 2006 to Present Manager Working Women, Inc., Charles City, IA
Jan 1980 to
Feb 2006
Marine United States Marine Corps
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Professional Skills

Law Enforcement and Corrections

  • Involved in daily physical security concerns, protecting property and personnel
  • Handled and assisted in the safeguarding of prisoners of war and weapons of destruction
  • Involved in vehicle safety programs and mentorship in crime prevention
  • Completed extensive training and correspondence courses in law enforcement and corrections
  • Extensive training in self-defense and martial arts
  • Proficient in firing and handling of weapons
  • Served as a dispatcher for the city of Charles City
  • Currently serving as a Charles City police officer


  • Managed a population of over 1,400 personnel on a daily basis with various backgrounds and specialties for assignment
  • Screened applicants for assignment and ensured highly qualified applicants were assigned
  • Ensured the population was maintained to best manage personnel for the task assigned
  • Met with supervisors and managers to determine effective remediation techniques resulting in improved proficiency in interpersonal communication and work-related problems
  • Trained and managed personnel, achieving significant improvements in their productivity and ensuring that the instruction personnel received enhanced the individual’s ability to master their assigned job skills
  • Provided instruction, screening, training and evaluation of marines
  • Planned for the maintenance of extensive telephone and switching systems in conjunction with technical specialists and supervised a shop providing maintenance support to an entire marine base


  • Accumulated more than 22 years of supervision of personnel experience, providing guidance and motivation to complete assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • In crisis environment, improved performance of personnel while simultaneously reducing work schedule/loads
  • Managed and led teams of various sizes from one on one supervision to multiple sections teams
  • Teaching and learning process designated to suit needs and apply a systems approach to training and budgeting covering analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation


  • Managed the Secret Classified Material Control Center with documents and electronic media, possessed a Top Secret classification
  • Developed a system to track all classified material from arrival to storage to destruction
  • Attained knowledge of correspondence and office administration products and application to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Served as the assistant to the commanding officer, executive officer on all administrative matters within the unit; executed daily operations including performance evaluations, award recommendations, judicial and nonjudicial proceedings

Executive Assistant

  • Served as the senior advisor to the commanding officer; duties included advising the commanding officer on issues for all personnel including pay, promotion, discipline and morale, mentoring all personnel and advising on tactics, ceremonies, core values, and human relations
  • Served as principle assistant/advisor to ten commanding officers
  • Instrumental in the mentorship of battalion and company level enlisted personnel
  • Structured and maintained a unit of members in preparation for combat operations
  • Successfully handled all matters pertaining to enlisted personnel
  • Spearheaded a Key Volunteer Network to assist the efforts of all personnel and spouses of deployed marines

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