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Enthusiastic and dedicated human services graduate with proven leadership and organizational skills seeking to apply my abilities to the VLPP Young Professionals Council.


Longwood University


Master's of Science

Graduate degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice and Social Policy 

Longwood University


Bachelor's of Science

Undergradute degree in Criminal Justice

Longwood University


Bachelor's of Science

Undergraduate degree in Sociology 

Prior experience

Longwood University Integrated Security Systems



Managed assigned leadership duties; Helped to maintain a safe and secure living environment for all students; Acted as an educational resource to students and visitors

Longwood University Office of Emergency Management



Studied leadership development and management; Co-authored the University's Emergency Management Plan; Performed general administrative duties as an assistant to the Director of the Office of Emergency Management 

Longwood University


Desk Aide

Performed administrative desk duties as needed in several on-campus dormitories; Acted as a primary key holder; Kept minutes at bi-weekly staff meetings; Manufactured staff work schedules on a bi-weekly basis

Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity-Gamma Lambda Chapter


Vice President of Operations

Organized semesterly chapter calendars; Maintained minutes at weekly chapter meetings and monthly executive council meetings; Served as main point of communication between fraternity international headquarters and the Gamma Lambda chapter; Collaborated with other members of the executive council to submit monthly reports to international headquarters


Computer Literacy

Proficient in both Microsoft and Macintosh Systems (including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs)

Competent utilization of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat

Scheduling & Calendars

Adept at organization and management of schedules and calendars 

Interpersonal Relationship Building

Specific interpersonal skills include: listening, engaging others, negotiating, problem solving, conflict resolution, and decision making 


Highly detail-oriented; Effectively able to collaborate and coordinate with others; Practical goal-setting skills

Problem Analysis

Trained in social policy formulation and implementation; Excellent research capabilities 

Leadership Management and Administration

Admirable team-building skills with a focus on the personal development of all members of an organization 

Written/Verbal Communication

Specific skills include: business correspondence, written reports, and the ability to communicate ideas and information clearly 

Record Keeping/Maintenance

Trained in basic administrative duties 


Ability to handle various responsibilities at once without becoming overly stressed


Debra A. Wooding
Title: Senior Manager of Integrated Security Systems at Longwood University
Phone: 434-395-2279

Lucy Smith Carter
Title: Emergency Management Office Coordinator
Phone (Work): 434-395-2457
Phone (Cell): 434-390-1671

*Additional references available upon request