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VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

 

 

Michigan DECA District High School Conference: December 2018

  • Held at Lawrence Technological University

  • DECA was formerly known as: Distributive Education Clubs of America)

  • Judged student presentations on hypothetical business scenario

    • Entrepreneur Series group

 

Program and Project Management Forum February 2018

  • Presentation “Leadership Basics”

 

Macomb Intermediate School District 2014

  • Interview Day

    • Conducted simulated job interviews for “At risk” students.

 

Oakland Schools Global Trade Mission 2014

  • Evaluated student proposals for business funding.

 

Macomb Intermediate School District 2013

  • Interview Day

    • Conducted simulated job interviews for “At risk” students.

 

Oakland Schools Global Trade Mission 2013

  • Evaluated student proposals for business funding.

 

Oakland Schools Global Trade Mission 2012

  • Mentored students in preparing proposals for funding competition.

  • Evaluated student proposals for business funding competition.

 

Oakland Schools Global Trade Mission 2011

  • Evaluated student proposals for business funding.

 

Trustee Troy Foundation for Educational Excellence (TFEE)

  • Three-year term from 2010 - 2013

  • Provides private support funding for innovative learning opportunities for Troy, MI School District students

 

International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Michigan Chapter September 2011

  • Presentation “Appreciative Inquiry”

 

Troy Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Non-Profit Management Conference April 2010

  • Presentation "Leadership Powerbases"

 

Oakland County Chapter - International Association of Administrative Professionals March 2010

  • Presentation “Emotional Intelligence: What is it? Why is it important?”

 

Workplace Leadership Council of the Troy Chamber of Commerce March 2010

  • Presentation “Don’t SWOT your Competition. SOAR above your Competition.”

 

Troy Leadership Coalition (TLC) 2008 - 2010

  • Participation in “Save Troy. Vote Yes.” initiative in 2010 Millage Special Election

  • Participated in Vetting candidates for 2009 Troy City Council Election

  • Conducted Appreciative Inquiry Mini-Summit to assist in development of “vision” for future of Troy.

 

Workplace Leadership Council of the Troy Chamber of Commerce February 2009

  • Presentation “Appreciative Inquiry”

 

Troy Friday Forums of the Troy Chamber of Commerce July 2009

  • Presentation “Emotional Intelligence: What is it? Why is it important?”

 

Project Management Mentor Workshop February 2007

  • Presentation “Application of Appreciative Inquiry to Project Management”

 

TechTown Mentor

  • Business Mentor at TechTown 2009 - 2011

  • TechTown Mentors are project–based advisers for innovative startup companies.

 

Troy Friday Forums of the Troy Chamber of Commerce July 2009

  • Presentation “Emotional Intelligence: What is it? Why is it important?”

 

Workplace Leadership Council of the Troy Chamber of Commerce February 2009

  • “Appreciative Inquiry”

 

Project Management Mentor Workshop February 2007

  •  Presentation “Application of Appreciative Inquiry to Project Management”

 

Defense Acquisition University’s Senior Service College Fellowship Program

  • Mentor in 2008-2009 program year

    • Students earn a Master’s Degree in Global leadership

 

Southeastern Michigan Section of ASME

  • Detroit Area Young Engineers Forum

    • Industry Panel Member, 2003