William F Mead

William F. Mead – 315A Leonard Lane West Deptford, NJ 08086-2155

Home: (856) 579-7162 RETIRED Cell: (856) 693-5169

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RESUME

WORK HISTORY

PUBLIC & NON-PROFIT SECTORS

August 2014 to December 2017 – US Department of Veteran Affairs Philadelphia VA Regional Office and Insurance Center (VAROIC) VSC Public Contact Team

Public Contact Representative

• Daily management of Public Contact Team Intake Desk and SMS Portal

• Requires working knowledge of complex federal laws and regulations

 Outreach functions with Veteran Benefits Administration Services

• Process complex Veteran Compensation, Pension and Ancillary Claims on site

• Face to face counsel and assist veterans in securing multi-various VA Benefits

• Requires utilization of multi-various computerized VA Service Delivery Systems

July 2011 to June 2013 – AMVETS (American Veterans) Dept of New Jersey

Presidential Chartered Non-Profit Veterans Services Organization

Executive Director/Adjutant

 Office & staff management, financial oversight & support of three Boards of Trustees for three Non-Profit Corporate entities and 18 AMVETS Posts statewide

 Strategic Development & implementation of vision, mission, policy, programs, Annual Convention, special events, corporate partnerships & fundraising

 Coordinate with AMVETS National & District HQS, VA, NJDMAVA, & other VSOs

 Outreach to communities, interest groups and building organizational relationships

March 2011 to July 2011- Source4Teachers.com

 Certified Substitute Teacher K-12 for multiple Southern NJ school districts

January 2010 to December 2010 – Camden County College of New Jersey

History & Political Science Department

 Adjunct Faculty Professor of Public Personnel Administration – Fall, Spring and Summer Sessions

June 1998 to January 2010 – Gloucester County Department of Public Works Planning Division – Comprehensive Land Use Planning Section

Licensed Professional Planner AICP#022703/NJPP#33LI00605900

 Land Development Review Process Manager 1998-2001

 Comprehensive Land Use Planning, Research and Demographics 2000-Present

 Design & Project Developer Planning Div. & County Dept. Economic Dev Web Sites

Work responsibilities included:

• Comprehensive Land Use Planning and facilitation of cross-acceptance process for the New Jersey State Plan

• Interagency coordination with counties, state and regional planning agencies

• Smart-growth planning, Transfer Development rights (TDR), Transit Oriented Development (TOD) and various Economic Development Projects

• Promulgation of land use planning reports & presentations derived from focused-synthesis analysis, online research, and spatial data (GIS) analyses

• Web site management, design and development for online demographics deployment, Planning Web Site and Economic Development Web site

Interagency assignments included:

• Liaison Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – Chairman IREG Committee & Intelligent Transportation Systems Technical Task Force

• Affiliate Representative New Jersey State Data Center (Chairman NJSDC Council)

• County coordinator for 2010 Decennial Census Programs

• Liaison New Jersey County Planner’s Association (2000-03 Chairman Demographics, Technology Planning and Educational Planning Committee)

June 1984 – June 1998 Gloucester County Board of Elections Investigator

• Investigated voter fraud and other election related irregularities

• Managed essential records, gathered evidence, detailed findings and prepared reports, maintained statistical data, maps and graphs & made oral presentations

• Present evidence in court, give testimony, knowledge of election law regulations

• Supervised and trained personnel conducting statistical data gathering

• Designed census & registration-driven voter election district boundary realignment

PRIVATE SECTOR

March 2011 to October 2011- Source4Teachers.com

Certified Substitute Teacher K-12 for multiple Southern NJ school districts

2006 to 2015 – Salon Loyale Inc. www.salonloyale.com

Webmaster & Business Consultant

• Provide business consulting and Web site management services to company CEO

• Designer and Webmaster of company Web site

• Develop advertising, promotional and marketing materials

2002 to 2006 – Paws Awhile Pet Sitting Inc. (Web site transfer)

Webmaster, Business Consultant & Business Operations Manager

• Provide consulting, business management and mentoring services to company CEO

• Designer and Webmaster of company Web site

• Developed advertising, promotional and marketing materials

2001 – My-TechGuy.com transitioned to OnGarde!.com

Internship, Government Practice Leader, Consultant & Technician

• Provided business consulting services to company CEO

• Designed comprehensive Internet Marketing Plan

• Wrote Web site, advertising, promotional and marketing content

• Assisted in development of the company Web site and provided technical services

WORKPLACE TECHNICAL SKILL SETS

Applications Experience

Windows 95, 98, 2000 Pro, XP and Windows 7 Operating Systems, ALL MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE APPLICATIONS, – Web 2.0 – P2P Collaboration, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Homesite, Adobe Acrobat, ARCVIEW, ARCGIS, PhotoStudio 2000, IIS Webserver.

Programming Languages

HTML, DHTML, Visual Basic 6, JavaScript, ASP and XML (some self taught)

EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

Rutgers University – Camden

Master Public Policy and Administration 1988

Bachelor Political Science 1979 -Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society

Gloucester County Community College

Associates Applied Science Web Site Development for E-Commerce 2001

President’s Medallion Excellence in Program of Study – Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Associates Applied Arts Liberal Arts & Applied Science Law Enforcement 1977 (simultaneous) – President’s Medallion for Excellence in Program of Study

Rowan University (Glassboro State College) Principles of Marketing 1989

Certifications, Licenses & Special Schools

NJ Substitute Teacher Certificate 380936

American Institute Certified Planners AICP #022703

NJ State Board of Professional Planners NJPP#33LI00605900 (Land Use)

Instructor (CERT 3) Community Emergency Response Team – FEMA TTT

Instructor (TAP) Terrorism Awareness and Prevention – PCCD

Sergeant (NCO) Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership School – USMC

SAR Specialist Basic Search And Rescue Operations – USSARTF

Healthcare Provider (First Aid/AED/CPR) – National Safety Council/AHA

Hurricane Community Preparedness – Emergency Response to Terrorism – Management of the Incident Command System – Hazardous Materials Orientation – FEMA/EMI Structural Collapse Operations I – PSFA Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training – USSARTF

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ASSOCIATIONS

President’s Call to Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award 2004

[Accumulation of documented 4000+ hours of volunteer community service]

• Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University (VARU) – Alumni Chapter

Rutgers Block R Award for Volunteer Service in Charter Organization

http://www.alumni.rutgers.edu/s/896/index.aspx?sid=896&gid=1&pgid=2112

President of VARU & Chapter Charter Founder

Rutgers University Veterans Advisory Committee

• American Planning Association (APA)

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

NJ State Board Professional Planners

New Jersey Chapter APA

• American Society for Public Administration 1992-Present

Served as NJ Chapter Council Representative 1995-96 & 1999-2001

Facilitated Annual Symposium planning and procured sponsorships

EGOV GAB Web Columnist for national ASPA Web site 2001-2004

 Gloucester County Veterans Monument Commission 1991-1999

• US Search And Rescue Task Force 2002-2005 www.ussartf.org/

Instructor CERT3 Community Emergency Response Team – FEMA

Instructor TAP Terrorism Awareness And Prevention – PCCD

Search And Rescue SAR Specialist – USSARTF

• InfraGard (www.infragard.net) 2003-Present

Member New Jersey Chapter & Philadelphia Chapter

• New Jersey Master Chorale 2003-2005 www.njmasterchorale.org

First Tenor Chorister and Webmaster

• Rutgers University Camden Alumni Association 2002-Present

President & Founder Veteran Alumni of Rutgers University (VARU) 2008-2014

Vice President VARU Camden Campus 2016-18

Vice President RUCAA 2017-Present

Public Administration Alumni Chapter Co-founder & Ex-officio Webmaster 2002-2005

• Southern New Jersey Development Council (Lobbyist) 1985-1989

Volunteered, planned and staffed many workshops, seminars and conferences

Researched, drafted and lobbied for passage major legislative initiatives

• Gloucester Co Local Alcohol & Drug Abuse Advisory Council 1987-1994

Designed, evaluated, monitored, and targeted priorities for countywide programs

Approved requests for funding to Municipal Alliance Programs

• Pitman Neighborhood On Watch & Gloucester County Association of Town Watch 1980-1985 – Charter Founder and first President GCATW

VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS

 NJVFW State Vocalist 2002-2012 Chairman Homeland Security Committee 2004-2010 – Liaison NJ Citizen Corps Council 2004-2010

• Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) – Post 1616 West Deptford NJ

• Life Member AMVETS (American Veterans) – Post 777 Atlantic City NJ

• Life Member Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Chapter 65 Deptford NJ

• Life Member Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) – Chapter 226 Philadelphia

• Life Member Marine Corp League (MCL) – 1775 Detachment Audubon NJ

• Member American Legion (AL) – Post 133 Woodbury NJ

*Legion of Honor Service Award – The Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Sergeant (E-5) United States Marine Corps 1971-1975 Infantryman (0311)

• Vietnam Combat Veteran – Alpha Co 1st Battalion 4th Marine Regiment Company Radioman/Forward Observer during 1972 NVA Easter Offensive

• TAD (Temporary Assigned Duty) – Force Reconnaissance (FO) & Military Police

• RANKS & DUTIES – Attained Rank of Sergeant (NCO) Meritoriously: Infantry Platoon Sergeant & Acting Infantry Platoon Commander, Corporal: Platoon Guide & Squad Leader, Lance Corporal: Fire Team Leader & PFC: Rifleman

• Specialized Training Schools – Infantry Combat Training, Jungle Survival Training, Ranger Training, Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Leadership School, Nuclear Biological & Chemical Warfare School

• Medals, Decorations and Awards – Navy Commendation Medal-Combat Action Ribbon-National Defense Service Medal–Vietnam Service Medal (2)–Republic South Vietnam (RSV) Gallantry Cross Medal, RSV Civil Action Medal & RSV Vietnam Campaign Medal-Expert Pistol & Expert Rifle Marksmanship Badges–NJ Distinguished Service Medal, NJ Vietnam Service Medal & Gloucester County Veteran Service Medal, Camden County Veterans Service Recognition Medal (w/Freeholder Proclamation)

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