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Samantha Carter

Drug Court Coordinator at Winona County

Work experience

May 2013Present

Drug Court Coordinator

Winona County
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the drug court, including the drug court budget and resources, grant writing and management, maintaining individual files, compiling statistical data and coordinating and participating in program evaluation, contract management, preparation and management of dockets, and soliciting community support through education and other linkages in an effort to enhance services available to consumer population. • Chairperson on a task force for new system-wide technology • Introduced and implemented new technology to the county government program. • Sat on multiple task forces to push system wide changes to eliminate silos from organizational structure to increase consumer experience • Integral part of organizing resources-financial, organization, community to support existing and emerging programs • Acquired and maintained multiple successful in-kind partnerships with neighboring agencies to develop program efficacy and mitigate costs to the county government. • Delivered multiple presentations to stakeholders in the community and assisted in a successful persuasive presentation for funding resources to the county board.
Feb 2012May 2013

District Board Member at Western Technical College

Western Technical College
Responsible for governing the organization by establishing board policies and objectives, selecting, appointing, supporting, and reviewing performance of the executive team. • Ensuring the availability of adequate financial resources • Approving annual (multi-million dollar) budgets, and college management
May 2010May 2013

Lacrosse County Chemical Health and Justice Sanctions

La Crosse County
A part of the county government criminal justice system in the evidence-based practices. I was responsible for reading and reviewing legal documents to collect data for program application. I collected data from a variety of different databases including Microsoft Access for reports and information collection. • Worked with multiple problem solving courts as a collateral contact and analyst for electronic system monitoring • Experience with Wisconsin waiver programs for the gaining and disable, qualifying consumers for waiver programs based on income and disability status. • Performed low-level accountant work, charting, and communication with local health and medical facilities
May 2008Dec 2009


Breath and Life shop and sit Store
Owned and operated successful retail accessory store. • In one year my store was able to turn profit • Responsible for overseeing inventory and financing • Ensured the store remained compliant with all state and federal laws, including procuring and maintaining food licensure. • Negotiated inventory thru innovative pay per use contract initiated by myself with a local vendor. • Practical experience with business planning, managerial and market analysis



Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

University of Phoenix

Executive Juris Doctorate

Concord Law School - Kaplan University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Marquette University


Staff Development
Program Management
Project Planning
Team Leadership
Business Analysis
Change Management
Risk Management
Social Media
Microsoft Word
Strategic Planning
Financial Analysis
Public Speaking
Project Management
Microsoft Excel
Customer Service
Microsoft Office
Ability to lead diverse teams of professional to new levels of success in a vari