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Charlotte Murphy
Summary of Accomplishments
Demonstrated ability to develop trust and integrity with peers/leadership, in public and private sectors and others across state and local agencies, as well as non-governmental (NGOs). Utilization of "Effective Communications" to adjust for multiple communicating styles. Work collaboratively with counterparts to successfully implement tactics in alliance with strategic internal policy and procedure. Ensure the attainment of individual objectives and results that assist in achieving goals, team, legislative and business objectives. Effectively execute strategic thinking and business acumen. Deliver administrative leadership value. Specialties: Governmental relations and policy, organizational leadership, administrative management, vendor and contract negotiation, analytical and strategic planning.
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Coordination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Administration and Management
  • Negotiation
  • Writing
  • Troubleshooting
Director of House Caucuses/Policy Liaison 12/2013 to 01/2015
NC General Assembly - Office of the Speaker Raleigh, NC
- Developed and maintained partnerships which impact statewide cultural and economic development. 
- Acted as a conduit and clearing house to facilitate legislative initiatives through research and management of information and data.
- Ensured leveraging access to a vast array of resources to assist in determining the direction of legislation that impacts industry and economic development statewide.
- Established ongoing dialog and collaboration with state and local agencies and non-governmental (NGOs) organizations.
- Established and maintained partnerships which impact statewide cultural and economic development, to bridge gaps and enhance cultural awareness, while also identifying needs specific to various communities across the state.
- Facilitated the execution, development and implementation of bi-partisan caucus initiatives to effect organizational structure and joint collaboration.
- Identified and made recommendations for Advisory Council appointments to each caucus; consisting of individuals representing key industry, who serve as advocated to Caucuses.
- Provided oversight to eight caucuses for the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the legislative institution.
- Developed practical methods in strengthening and bridging relationships between legislative and non-legislative entities, while identifying the needs of communities across the state.
- Served as communications conduit between House Leadership and interest group Caucuses to ensure accurate dissemination of data on local, state and national issues.
- Responsible for facilitating development and growth of caucuses, through cultivation and promotion of responsible legislative efforts for the benefit of North Carolina industry, further enhancing economic growth and development statewide.
- Collaborated with state/local/national agencies and non-governmental (NGOs) organizations to nurture partnerships, which impact statewide economic and cultural development.
- Provided counsel into development to ensure the appropriate execution of meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
- Engaged in public speaking on behalf of House Leadership as delegated.
- Identified and facilitated presenters/experts on state and federal levels, while developing a database of experts from related fields.
- Collaborated with Caucus leadership to develop and institute effective and responsible policy and relative initiatives.
- Organized and maintain a centralized clearing house for Caucus business and membership data.
- Tracked and monitored business and proposed legislation that impacts relevant areas of interests.
-Recorded, researched and collected data for historical reference.
-Served as lead Event coordinator for legislative receptions which provided both internal and external partners an opportunity to collaborate and dialog regarding policy related matters.
- Developed, coordinated and implemented all tasks relating to a specific project promoting related industries, including scheduling, spatial planning and vendor negotiations.
Ensured logistical implementation for a  seamless project/event to responsibly promote caucus initiatives. 
Caucus Liaison 01/2011 to 12/2013
Office of the Speaker-NC House of Representatives Raleigh, NC
  • Liaison between state and national caucuses.
  • Provide administrative oversight and reporting of eight interest group caucuses to enhance effectiveness of the legislative institution and state related industry.
  • Cultivated growth and greater visibility of caucus initiatives; and develop a network of respective industry related experts, while instituting consistent processes and procedures for corralling information.
  • Established relationships and maintained ongoing dialog for the purpose of keeping a finger on the national pulse to affect potential legislation impacting state issues/industry.
  • Facilitated the execution, development and implementation of (recognized) bi-partisan caucus initiatives.
  •  Established ongoing dialog and collaboration with state/local agencies and non-governmental (NGOs) organizations.
Legislative Assistant 12/2009 to 01/2011
N.C. General Assembly Raleigh, NC
  • Conducted legislative and political research development.
  • Reviewed and prepared proposed legislation for House votes.
  • Fielded, reviewed and resolved constituency issues and concerns, in conjunction with legal research staff.
  • Served as legislative liaison between House member and lobbyist, constituents and other state and local entities.
  • Established and maintained communication on behalf of legislative member.
  • Assisted in a collaboration with legal staff and Chairpersons, on interim and standing committees/commissions Scheduled arranged and prepared materials and proposed legislation for consideration by special Committees/Commissions.
  • Edited bills, amendments, legal memos, and other documentation for adherence to the General Assembly's statutory style and format.
  • Managed communications between legislators, lobbyists, attorneys, other legislative staff, public and private sectors.
  • Assisted in the drafting of bills, resolutions, memorials, and related amendments.
  • Performed general research on N.C.
  • statutes, other states' statutes, and federal law.
  • Assisted in the enrolling of newly adopted bills to ensure accuracy prior to publication.
  • Completed special projects and performed similar duties as assigned, such as monitoring and reporting on legislative committees.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements and regional legislative workshops and forums.
  • Provided supervision and administrative direction to interns.
  • Maintained and managed member's calendar.
Senior Administrative Specialist 06/2008 to 11/2009
MITRE Corporation McLean, VA
  • Provided and coordinated administrative support, including storing, retrieving and integrating data for dissemination to Senior Leadership, Direct Reports within the Center for Enterprise Modernization; one of several federally-funded research and development centers and partners with governmental sponsors to support their critical operational missions.
  • Served as administrative back-up to the Senior Vice President.
  • Implemented corporate and departmental policies, procedures and service standards in conjunction with management guidance.
  • Identified areas requiring improvements through evaluation and assessment of existing administrative support processes/systems/procedures to align with departmental goals.
  • Developed and instituted administrative support strategies, systems, and processes to affect and enhance divisional efficiency.
  • Ensured appropriate placement of relevant department information on SharePoint site for accessibility and visibility.
  • Served as information and communications manager to division.
  • Coordinated and managed meetings, appointments, and special events on behalf of Division Manager, Department Heads, and Associate Department Heads.
  • Initiated troubleshooting and resolved issues relating to new office technologies.
  • Institutionalized more efficient ways of conducting business to enhance productivity in supporting divisional leadership team and over 140 staff members.
  • Tracked action items on behalf of Project Area Manager, assigned to staff and direct reports.
  • Coordinated projects with Dept.
  • Heads and staff for clarity regarding functional capabilities required for most effective impact.
  • Collaborated and instituted ideas for conceiving active strategizing and engagement for problem solving, for desired outcomes Reviewed, tracked and monitored submissions of divisional staff for Top Secret clearance.
  • Generated and managed divisional correspondence, reports and presentations.
Research Administrator 01/2007 to 01/2008
N.C. General Assembly - Legislative Black Caucus Raleigh, NC
  • General oversight and management of daily operations of Caucus office.
  • Served in an advisory capacity to Chair/Legislator on varying issues relating to prospective legislation.
  • Represented the Chair at meetings with constituents, lobbyists, representatives of State agencies and interested parties as requested.
  • Conducted legislative and political research development.
  • Assisted in speech writing, newsletters, and press releases.
  • Screening and management of press, press releases and statements.
  • Conducted research and generated comparative analysis data of House and Senate Budgets.
  • Provided support to varying Legislative Committees within the Caucus.
  • Implemented and manage programmatic policies and procedures.
  • Track and provide resolution and final disposition of constituency and Caucus issues.
  • Generated and respond to correspondence.
  • Generated statistical data for assessment reporting.
  • Legislative liaison between constituents and the Chair.
  • Provided management of administrative logistical oversight.
Executive Administrator/Senior Coordinator 01/2004 to 01/2007
Temple University, School of Social Administration Philadelphia, PA
  • Oversight of daily operations to ensure effective university relations, policies and systematic processes and compliance.
  • Liaison between the Dean and internal/external constituencies.
  • Implemented and managed administrative and programmatic procedures to ensure an efficient use of resources.
  • Provided weekly status and assessment reports for ongoing projects, e.g., utilization of staff resources, development/structuring of external/internal communications.
  • Accountable for policy and system building, staff support and supervision, external relations, administration and compliance.
  • Managed and coordinated the Dean's professional and community commitments, including domestic and international travel, calendar, correspondence, and calls.
  • Managed/supervised administrative and clerical support staff.
  • Developed and coordinated special projects to facilitate and enhance the professional development and mission of the school.
  • Collaborated and conferred with the Dean and executive staff on strategic planning, and development.
  • Collected, compiled and reviewed documentation and data for tenure-track, non-tenure track, Dean's and faculty appointments.
  • Responsible for general oversight and coordination of special events in conjunction with the Development Officer and Alumni Affairs, i.e., Distinguished Alumni Fellow, Annual Awards Program and Dinner, Founder's Day Program and Faculty Search.
  • Served as Coordinator and provided general oversight of departmental graduation ceremony, gala events, and launch of an international exchange partnership between university officials and German affiliates.
Associate Director 04/2000 to 06/2004
Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA
  • Directed and provided management of a Summer Science Discovery Program & Academy for high school students, whose academic and professional focus included medicine or professional health care.
  • Developed, coordinated and facilitated special projects/programs, i.e., collaboration and partnership between the medical school's House Staff Assistants Program and summer science program participants.
Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean & Director of Multicultural Medical Student Affairs 01/2000 to 01/2004
Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA
  • Monitored and maintained database of prospective medical students from across the country.
  • Coordinated and facilitated annual recruitment program, targeting top six percent of minority medical school applicants in the country.
  • Recruitment and retention of and co-advisor for admissions process and special projects to prospective and enrolled Medical Students.
  • Generated and maintained daily correspondence to Universities and Colleges across the country, on behalf of the Associate Dean.
  • Generated and maintained financial budget and organizational chart.
  • Supervised student medical educational staff for summer program.
Excels Bonus Award in Recognition of Exceptional Efforts and Extraordinary Accomplishments, Temple University - 2005 Certificate for Excellence in Recognition for Outstanding Service as Associate Director, Summer Science Discovery Program: Jan 2004 Emory University School of Medicine - Bonus Award for Outstanding Performance and Exceptional Service to the Office of Multicultural Medical Student Affairs, Emory University School of Medicine - 2003
The Polly Bond Award for Excellence, Award for General Excellence in the Print Medium, Newspaper, The Communicant, Diocese of North Carolina - 1985
University and College Dean's List GPA: 3.5
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University - Early Childhood Education.
Criminal Justice North Carolina Central University - Criminal Justice
Saint Augustine's College - Additional studies in Criminal Justice.
Public speaking; former member, CSM (Christian Social Ministries) Commission - The Episcopal Diocese of NC, and the NC Council Churches Criminal Justice Commission; election polls volunteer; special volunteer and pastoral counselor to an inmate serving life sentence; informal advisor to substance abuse consultant for North Carolina Correctional Center for Women.
Additional Information
  • ACTIVITIES: Public speaking; former member, CSM (Christian Social Ministries) Commission - The Episcopal Diocese of NC, and the NC Council Churches Criminal Justice Commission; election polls volunteer; special volunteer and pastoral counselor to an inmate serving life sentence; informal advisor to substance abuse consultant for North Carolina Correctional Center for Women.
    AWARDS: 2011 National Heritage Award in recognition of the Most Outstanding Sportsmen's Caucus in the Southeastern United States, based upon caucus development and related activities - 2011
    Excels Bonus Award in Recognition of Exceptional Efforts and Extraordinary Accomplishments, Temple University - 2006
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Previous Companies:

  • NC General Assembly Office of the Speaker
  • Office of the Speaker NC House of Representatives
  • NC General Assembly

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of House Caucuses
  • Policy Liaison
  • Caucus Liaison
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Senior Administrative Specialist


  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Saint Augustine's College

Level of Education:

  • Excels Bonus Award in Recognition of Exceptional Efforts and Extraordinary Accomplishments, Temple University - 2005\nCertificate for Excellence in Recognition for Outstanding Service as Associate Director, Summer Science Discovery Program

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