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BARBARA C. PAGE (941) 302-1555 bp4bf87c@westpost.

net
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STRENGTHS: Employee and Volunteer Training and Development; Curriculum Design an
d Course Creation; College-level Teaching (traditional and non-traditional stude
nt population); Sales; Marketing; Fundraising; Grant Writing/Administration; Spe
cial Events Planning; Organizational Skills; Excellent Communications Skills; Pu
blic Speaking; Facilitation; Strategic Planning and Budgets; Workshop/Seminar Pr
oduction & Instruction; Project Development

EDUCATION &
QUALIFICATIONS: MA, Sociology - Adelphi University, Garden City,
BA, Sociology _- Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Professional Affiliations: Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance; Sarasota and Manate
e Chambers of Commerce; Sarasota Chamber Workforce Innovation and Training Devel
opment Committee; Sarasota/Manatee Manufacturers Association; Corporate Sponsors
hip Chair, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2010 Computer Skills: Microsoft
Office, Windows XP and Vista, Mac

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA, Sarasota FL 6/07 to 6/09 Exe
cutive Director, Sarasota and Manatee Counties
* Responsible for program and revenue budget goals in two county market
* Managed and supported staff, two Boards of Directors and volunteers
* Designed and implemented strategic plans.
* Collaborated with school district personnel and Superintendents.
* Identified and established partnerships with businesses and organizations to s
ecure volunteers who delivered K-12 curriculum in area classrooms.
* Secured materials and coordinated volunteer trainings ensuring that content an
d delivery supported organizational mission.
* Designed and developed innovative program partnerships and strategies.
* Assessed success and impact of program content.
* Wrote and secured program and operational grants.
* Organized and managed major fund-raising events; cultivated individual and cor
porate donors.
* Managed media relations; ad design; public service announcements; news article
s; speaking engagements.
FLORIDA EPILEPSY SERVICES PROGRAM
11/01 to 4/07 Responsible for statewide program and educational program deve
lopment. Served on statewide committees to develop policies, procedures, and tra
ining materials. Worked with regional coordinators in establishing goals and obj
ectives
Statewide Prevention & Education Coordinator
11/05 to 4/07
* Developed statewide strategic plans and program budgets.
* Worked with regional coordinators in establishing goals and objectives consist
ent with agency mission; liaison with Florida Department of Health, neurologists
and epileptologists.
* Partnered with pharmaceutical companies to secure medications for clients and
program funding.
* Participated in lobbying initiatives and coordinated awareness activities in t
he State Capitol.
* Wrote and secured program and operational grants; administered major Departmen
t of Transportation (DOT) grant on behalf of several state and regional organiza
tions.
* Developed awareness programs for target groups; created and produced education
al materials: flyers, brochures, fact sheets, posters, etc.
* Responsible for orientation programs for new employees, volunteers and the com
munity at large.
* Developed certification program for statewide contracted staff.
* Organized and managed annual Epilepsy Conference: conducted regional workshops
for Prevention and Education Coordinators.
* Media Relations: wrote and/or contributed to numerous journal and newspaper ar
ticles; a frequent guest speaker on TV/radio; taped public service announcements
which aired on local media
Prevention & Education Coordinator/Case Manager
11/01 to 11/05
* Responsible for development of annual strategic plans, including goals and obj
ectives.
* Developed and implemented educational awareness presentations.
* Planned and coordinated workshops for clients, families and health care profes
sionals.
* Performed case management duties.
MARKET AMERICA, INC. Sarasota, FL
4/97 to 8/01 General Manager/Sales Director
* Responsible for sales and marketing of start up business.
* Recruited, trained and managed sales team; set and exceeded sales targets. YO
RK COLLEGE, York, PA
8/89 to 1/97 Instructor
* Adjunct professor responsibilities, including teaching and administration.
* Designed and developed Sociology curricula.
* Taught undergraduate courses
* Provided career counseling.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST