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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
(phone hidden) COMSTOCK CONSULTING SERVICE, Quincy, California
Specializing in government affairs, and occupational environmental, safety and health programming and compliance. Extensive experience developing customized loss prevention programming: high-hazard industry, multi-contractor worksite, transport/fleet safety. Proficient command of federal, state, and local EHS regulations; ability to interact with regulatory agencies and peers with self-confidence poise, high degree of professionalism; ability to evaluate and offer advice and implementation of solutions; to function with high motivation, self-direction and limited supervision and handle multiple projects and issues with short deadlines. Strong written, verbal presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure for multiple clients, maintain a customer service focus, meet deadlines and solve program issues concurrently; demonstrated organizational, communication, research and analytical skills; and skilled in the use of techniques and methods of training, and identification and correction of regulatory violations.
Locally Elected County Supervisor, Member of the Board
- PLUMAS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Quincy, California
Represented county citizens throughout legislative and regulatory processes, and in the oversight and governance of county-level municipal operations including dependent districts, county airports and independent districts. Demonstrated ability to reduce budgetary expenditures by $.M over years while funding the services of departments. Ability to write formal resolutions, ordinances, and county policy, legislative and regulatory analysis. Proven leadership skills; affective public speaker, well known for consensus and team building, and spearheading multi-jurisdictional concepts and efforts. Liaised with government officials at the local, state, and federal level and engaged with a variety of agencies, unions, trade associations, and citizen groups in the communication and protection of county interests. Recipient of the California State Senate Woman of the Year Award.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
COHSM - Certified Occupational Health & Safety Manager
The OSHA Academy, Portland, Oregon May
Workplace Environmental, Health, & Safety Certificate
University of California, Davis August
Certified Worker Occupational Safety and Health Specialist
DIR Commission on Health and Safety and Workers Compensation
University of California, Berkley September
Certified Medic & First Aid / CPR / AED Trainer
Medic First Aid International, Eugene, Oregon January
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Principles, practices and trends of public and business administration, management and support staff services such as budgeting, loss control and risk management, personnel and management analysis; government functions and organization; and methods and techniques of effective leadership, communication, and media relations.
Ability to: Reason logically and creatively and use a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex program issues; develop and evaluate alternatives; analyze data and present ideas and information effectively, both orally and in writing; consult with and advise administrators or other interested parties on a wide variety of subject matter areas; gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of those contacted during the course of work; coordinate the work of others, and act as a team or conference leader
Skilled in: Microsoft Windows XP and Vista: Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Internet Search Engines. Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures that are protective to employees, assets, and the public. Ability to respond quickly to sensitive issues where a high level of technical, systematic or emergency thought processes is required
SPECIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Strong work ethics, consistently striving to learn and expand professional skills; willingness to accept increasing responsibility; demonstrated effective public speaker; ability to work independently, excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Willingness to do routine or detailed work in order to learn the practical application of administrative principles. Demonstrated capacity for development as evidenced by work history.
COMMITTEES, COMMISSIONS, AND APPOINTMENTS
Board of Supervisors Committees:
Chaired numerous County Committee’s including: Affordable Housing & Land-use; Corrections/Jail Master Planning; Wastewater/Water Infrastructure Working Group; Watershed Working Group; liaison to federal and state agencies.
County Commissions, Special Districts & State Agencies:
Commissioner, Plumas County Local Agency Formation Commission; Commissioner, Plumas County Community Development & Housing Authority; Director, Plumas County Flood Control District; Director, Beckwourth Community Service Authority; Director, Quincy & Crescent Mills Lighting Districts; Director, Walker Ranch Community Services District; Director, Sierra Nevada Conservancy.
State and National County Associations:
Served on numerous State and National County Association committees.
Professional Organization Membership:
The National Safety Management Society, the National Association of Professional Women, the California Forestry Association and the Quincy Library Group.
Transcripts, and/or and prior work experience gladly provided upon request.