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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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


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


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)


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


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


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


 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


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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