Walking to Wheeling

If you can't Stand Up, Stand Out!

Curriculum Vitae

The information bellow will include; Affiliations, Public Relations, Publications, Presentations, Philanthropy, and Skills.

Affiliations

Awarded Title of  Kentucky Colonel

The commission of Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed in Kentucky. It is recognition of an individual’s noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to our community, state and nation. Kentucky Colonels are unwavering in devotion to faith, family, commonwealth and country. Passionate about being compassionate. Proud leaders who are gentle but strong in will and commitment. If you’re a commissioned Colonel, you are a Kentucky Colonel for life.

Alpha Phi Sigma, Honor Society
This origination showcases the aptitude of students in Justice and Public safety. I attended the national conference in 2010 in San Diego. There were competitions and speeches and I participated in both. I got 2nd place in the "National Criminal Investigation Competition" and did a presentation on "Standards of Women in Policing". 
Sullivan University Alumni
I receive my Bachelors in Justice and Public Safety and then received a Masters in Conflict Management.    
Jefferson County (Louisville) Sheriffs Office; Deputy
I had the great pleasure of being part of the Louisville Law Enforcement Community. As a Deputy I worked; Paperwork Service, Evections, DMV Inspections, and Special Events. I was also was on the Honor Guard and the Rapid Response Team. I was very happy serving the community.
Zussman and MOUT OPFOR
(MOUT OPFOR - Military Operations in Urban Terrain, Opposition Force) The Mission of this affiliation is to provide pre-deployment training to U.S. Military forces and our allies. The training consisted of; Hand to Hand Combative Skills, Shooting and Cover understanding, Building Take Downs, Multi- Country training, and any other skill that needs practice. There are multiple sites with special effects for realistic training. This included; Medical Recovery, Hostage Recovery, EOD training, and Police Aided Situations.
Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injuries
This affiliation moves to educate Communities, Businesses, and Political Leadership on Disabilities, needs of Wheelchair Accessibility, and Spinal Cord Injuries. Avocation and a united front helps to inspire change in Kentucky. Meeting with Business owners, Mayors, Representatives, and even the Governor. With 52 Million Americans Living with a Disability, just about 800,000 right here in Kentucky that is why there need for representation of those with a disability, wheelchair users, and even the aging population who will utilize accessibility needs. 

Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky and Nationally Ms. Wheelchair America

I has been my pleasure to meeting several women inspired to change the world of disabilities. These women are; advocates, artists, athletes, designers, educators, and so much more. Judged on their accomplishments this is not a typical pageant, but instead a why to find the most articulate spokesperson to represent the state during; events, media segments, educational moments, and to maintain the appearance of poise and leadership.

Public Speaking

College Commencement Guest Speaker (Gallen College of Nursing)

Elementary Schools in Kentucky (17)

Group Speaker (Moving Forward, Derby City SCI, ect…)

Key Note Speaker at Conferences (9)

Radio WMMG Morning Show (5)

Special Events (23) 

University of Kentucky; Human Development Program (7 videos)

University MAPS Mentoring Guest Speaker; Sullivan University (3)

University Orientation Guest Speaker; Sullivan University (4)

Public Relations

Newspapers:
1) News Enterprise of Hardin County (grater than 3 times) 
2) The Sentinel of Radcliff, KY 
2) Courier Journal of Louisville 
Magazine
1) Wheel Life, Cover Story - a magazine for wheelchair users nation wide.  
Radio
1) WMMG Brandenburg (grater than 5 times) 

News Networks

1) WDRB  

2) Wave 3

3) WLKY

4) WHAS 11

5) WXMI

Television 
1) KET (Kentucky Educational Television) "What is STEM"
2) KET "Overcoming and Taking a Leadership Role"

Personal Publications

"Ballistia Theory: Propulsion of a Carbon Atom with Kenotic Energy from Light." (Astrophysics) 
"Internal Fixators in Changing Gravitational Conditions." (Space Sciences and Medical) 
"My Little Wheels" (Children's Book on Wheelchair Acceptance)
"Standards of Women in Policing" (Political Science and Law Enforcement)

Philanthropy

Block Out Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Girl Power Group with Hardin County Schools

Red Cross, Wheels

Ronald McDonald House

Skills

Mediation, Facilitation, Conflict Management, Emergency Management, Public Relations, Social Media Management, Group Speaker, Commencement Speaker, School Speaker, Child Service Volunteer, Author, Science Writer, Proposal Writing, Military OPFOR assisting, Website Building, Organization, Microsoft Suit, Avocation, and Group Leadership.