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East Grand Rapids Schools - School Board Trustee Resume Example

Scarlett Watson
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Professional Summary

Responsible Leader proficient in Non-profit strategies and Fundraising .  Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.  20 years in volunteer experience with community volunteer organizations, non-profit boards and event planning.  Track record of achieving exceptional results with community relations, team building and marketing strategies.

Skills
  • Coordination
  • Communications and Media
  • Administration and Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Public Speaking
Experience
School Board Trustee 05/2011 to Present
East Grand Rapids Schools East Grand Rapids, MI
  • As a member of the Facilities Committee, directed Administrators and contractors on many of the building and Bond projects for the District.
  • Serve on Leadership and Youth Development Board - developing strategies and opportunities for High School Students.
  • Collaborate with other Trustees on the Communication Committee to effectively deliver information to the School District and Community.
  • Continue to encourage public participation in the decision making of policies and district strategies.
  • Serving on Finance Committee directing a $27MM plus budget
  • As a Trustee, work with other board trustees to develop policies which best serve the entire District as well as each student.
PTO Member 05/2007 to Present
East Grand Rapids Public Schools East Grand Rapids, MI

Parent Teacher Association - President - 2 years, Producer of Musical Productions -  10 years and Fundraising committee Chair

  • Participate in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues program requirements and volunteer needs
  • Plan and administer budgets for programs and support services.
  • Direct fundraising activities and the preparation of public relations materials.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports, such as budgets,  committees and timelines.
Owner 06/1997 to Present
Grand Rapids Trolley Co Grand Rapids, MI

Grew the company from concept to a thriving successful business .  Managing over $250,000 of business annually.

Key Customers include Meijer, Walmart, Senior PGA, Tulip Time, Laughfest Festival and Art Prize.

  • Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for transportation or needs for events such as meetings, weddings, private parties and conventions.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets.
  • Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff required for events.
  • Negotiate contracts with all customers.
  • Direct administrative details such as financial operations, dissemination of promotional materials, and responses to inquiries.
  • Promote conference, convention and trades show services by performing tasks such as meeting with professional and trade associations, and producing brochures and other publications.
  • Design and implement efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.
  • Develop and implement annual marketing plans
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies.
Member, Sunday School Teacher, General Volunteer with Children 10/1995 to Present
St Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Grand Rapids , MI
  • Work with Parish Youth in Sunday School
  • Help with Children's Liturgy
  • Involved with Young Mom's Bible Study group
  • Organized and staffed Sunday Nursery
  • Work on Food Drive and Giving Tree projects
Fundraising Volunteer 01/2010 to 03/2012
East Grand Rapids Foundation East Grand Rapids, MI
  • Distinguished Alumni Dinner co-chair
  • Hurrah - Fundraising Committee/Silent Auction Chair- 3 years
  • We the People - Live and Silent Auction Co Chair
  • Hearts of Gold Committee - 5 years
  • Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships.
  • Create or update donor databases.
  • Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
  • Prepare materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, or gift bags.
  • Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events.
  • Secure speakers for charitable events, community meetings, or conferences.
  • Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods.
  • Monitor budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for fundraising organizations.
President and Executive Board Member 09/1996 to 06/2008
Junior League of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, MI
  • Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships.
  • Worked to grow Community Volunteer Programs with St. Johns Home - Clancy House, Girls and Boys Club after school programs, Gildas Club- Noogieland and Children Programming.
  • Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions. Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events.
  • Design or produce materials such as posters, and newsletters to promote, market, or advertise fundraising events.
  • Direct or supervise fundraising staff, including volunteer staff members
  • Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods.
  • Monitor budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for fundraising organizations.
  • Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual or business donors.
Global Sales and Marketing Manager 01/1991 to 01/2008
Dow Corning Corporation Midland, MI
  • Worked on Global Team for Key Customer, developing Key Customer Plans, Strategies and managing a Global Customer of $125MM. 
  • Developed key relationships at multiple key customer levels to facilitate the business relationship.
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements, to promote the sale of company products, and to provide sales support.
  • Develop, present, or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers.
  • Research and identify potential customers for products or services.
  • Create sales or service contracts for products or services.
  • Increased sales on average at 8-10% of my personal territory
Education
Bachelor of Science: Engineering Management and Marketing Dec 1990 Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, MI
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Previous Companies:

  • East Grand Rapids Schools
  • East Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Grand Rapids Trolley Co

Previous Job Positions:

  • School Board Trustee
  • PTO Member
  • Owner
  • Member
  • Sunday School Teacher

Schools:

  • Western Michigan University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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