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MARIE M.

SAINT CYR 67 Jackson Avenue Huntington, New York 11743 (631) 848-7574 (Cell) / 631) 470-3513 (Home) ms90e554@westpost.net

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY An accomplished and highly skilled Executive Director with demonstrated capabili ties that include: Initiating, developing and implementing service programs with diverse populations; short and long term strategic planning for organizational development; fundraising planning and fund development; full P&L responsibility. Experienced in training, coaching, mentoring and supervising management, admin istrative and direct service staff; an entrepreneurial, self-directed and bottom line oriented team builder and contributor, with excellent problem solving, pre sentation and communication abilities. I am fluent in English, French, Spanish a nd Creole. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Long Island Association of AIDS Care Vice-President of Grant management 10/09- 2/10

* Working with the management team, develop fundraising plan and write grant and budget requests for renewal and new programs, * Research and prepare congressional requests; * Setting the agenda for advocacy, meet with public officials and articulated or ganization's position on human rights, bias and discrimination policies; manage crisis response to bias incidents * Oversees bias and community relations program outreach and education. New York AIDS Coalition, New York, NY Executive Director 12/06-11/08

* Managed general operations, including strategic planning, supervision of advoc acy and community organizing staff to lead 160 organizations in mission to fight the epidemic of HIV /AIDS, organize downsizing of organization during recession from a budget of three to $1.5 million * Articulated and represent organizational positions working with members, non-m embers, public officials, policymakers and the media. * Coordinated networks to advocate for people living with HIV/AIDS, deliver tech nical assistance to providers and legislative education for consumer empowerment .

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued) IRIS HOUSE: Center for Women Living With HIV/AIDS, Inc., New York, NY 3-12/06 Founding Executive Director 8/9

* Developed and implemented strategic plan and implementation of the model case management program, providing a continuum of care for the population served incl uding referral for entitlement and benefit assessment, nutrition counseling, foo d preparation and food pantry, childcare custody and permanency planning, scatte red site housing and ancillary and support services, such as transportation and home care. * Worked with Board of Directors to maintain the vision, managed fund developmen t building the organization from a budget of $269K to $4.3M with 66 staff caring for over 1500 families. * Led the capital campaign and raised $6 million to purchase and renovate the ma in office free of liens. * Spokesperson, setting policy direction, guidance and advocacy for the changing socio-political environment during the evolving pandemic of HIVAIDS. New York City Commission On Human Rights, New York, NY Deputy Commissioner for Community Relations 3/90-7/93

* Served as head of the Commission's bureau of Community Relations overseeing th e Bias Unit, the AIDS Discrimination Unit and 9 Field Service Divisions, overall budget $9 million. * Respond to all pertinent request to the New York City's Mayor's office * Lead community relations in time of crisis in the Washington Heights and Prosp ect heights section of the Bronx and Brooklyn respectively. * Developed and formulated division policies with regard to the agency's functio ns. Translated policies into workable programs. * Interpreted and explained policies to staff of 70. * Planned, developed and formulated procedures used by the Community Relations B ureau. * Increased capacity of the bureau with Information Technology (IT) professional staff. * Developed an awareness campaign "Building Bridges Across Communities" * Increased the bureau's budget from $9 to $11M in two years. Women and AIDS Resource Network, Inc., (WARN), Brooklyn, NY Executive Director * * e * t 6/88-3/90

Built the first HIV/AIDS service for women and families in New York City. Created model educational services, workshops and provided technical assistanc to agencies, developing services for women and families. Subcontracted with Columbia University to develop peer based counseling projec for Bedford Correctional Facility.

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EDUCATION AND SELECTED COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION

Columbia University, Business School Executive Education, New York, NY Institute for Not-For-Profit Management School of Non Profit Management Completed Leadership Development Program Completed Executive Management Program University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Masters of Social Work, Counseling Psychology Bachelor of Arts, International Affairs COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES MADRE, Board Member Family Health Project, Board Treasurer Lambi fund, Chairperson Office of Temporary Disability Assistance (OTDA), Commissioner's Advisory Committee Member Formerly co-chair of the HIV planning Council for the City of New York