Diplomat /Naval Officer /Attorney Retired
Last Updated: 25th August 2019 (over 3 years ago)
Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Foreign Service Fellow
— May 2008
— May 1987
Bachelor of Science
— Jun 1977
Diplomat/ Naval Officer/ Attorney (Retired)
Produce Immigration PowerPoint slides for presentation to deacons, priests, parishioners, law enforcement and university students.
Serve on Boards and Committees advancing diversity and inclusion in foreign affairs.
Serve on Committees and National, County and Local Organizations serving the community and the needs of diversified populations.
Senior Advisor, Career Development and Assignments
— Sep 2018
Produced Webinar for 200 Deputy Chiefs of Mission and Principal Officers to mentor entry level Foreign Service Personnel.
Addressed entry level employees on diversity, inclusion, mentoring and professional development.
Worked with Affinity Groups to promote diversity, inclusion and professional development.
Oversaw placement of Foreign Service employees with suspended security clearances.
Promoted international careers at career and college and university recruitment fairs.
Pearson Legislative Fellow
— Nov 2016
Successfully pursued delay of the new Center for Medicaid and Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment Methodology preventing the transfer of $1.27 billion to hospitals that did not expand Medicaid.
Made appropriation decisions on Arts, Defense, Education, Foreign Policy, Health and Human Services, Labor and Veterans’ Affairs.
Prepared briefings, drafted speeches, wrote opinion editorials and met with constituents and lobbyists regarding Puerto Rico, Cote d’Ivore, Cuba, Haiti, education, healthcare, immigration and veterans’ issues.
Supervised, trained and mentored interns on the legislative process and provided academic and career advice.