Developed and administered studies for the Assistant Commandant along with the coordination and review of programs and policies covering human resources and military policy for the entire Service.A great deal of this work meant being a facilitator/moderator along with administration of studies and projects. The assignments tended to be time sensitive and required preparation planning, defining the problem and products desired along with review of drafts, editing and interface with USCG staff from various units along with other senior government and military personnel including responding to congressional correspondence and FOIA requests. Tasks included:
·Policy studies include staffing of military and civilian personnel, support areas, procurement, acquisitions, supply, housing issues, ADA rights for members and dependents with regards employment, education and rental of housing, and contract administration.Findings and solutions to managerial problems in these areas set patterns for subsequent management analysis work and have had a wide-scale affect on the work activities and organizational areas of the Service.
·Management duties included: directing civilian and military force planning, resource allocation, space management for both headquarters and field offices, civilian and military training, the identification of financial, personnel, and other resource needs and problems resulting from program changes, reorganizations, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) changes effecting contracting and promulgation of new legislation, procedures, regulations, policies, etc. Developing numerical and statistical databases wrote various reports, performed cost benefit and cost effective studies along with fiscal/economic impact reviews and reports.
Introduction of Knowledge Management techniques tied to specific USCG organizational objectives with the objective of achieving specific targeted results and improving performance, competitive advantage, or higher levels of innovation.