Instructor - Adjunct
CAHS School of Social Work - 0108
Implementation of compliance, audit, and monitoring programs for federal and state programs, including accreditation and grant funding.
Risk Management and matrix supervision experience, with over ten years in progressive roles with multi-location organizations.
Juris Doctor: Texas Tech University School of Law Lubbock, Texas, 2005 (Law; certifed in Health Law and Science)
Masters in Health Administration: University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ, 2008 (Health Administration)
Bachelor of Arts: Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas, 2001 (Sociology)
Positions and Work Experience
2013 - Managing Director of Compliance and Risk Management, Joined as Senior Director/Facility Health Administrator in correctional managed health care division. Promoted to Managing Director. Currently, serve as departmental compliance officer, along with oversight of audit, risk management, safety services, and accreditation. Serve as privacy and safety officer for the department. , Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
2016 - Conflict Resolution and Evaluator, Participate in conflict resolution. Serve as mediator (independent contractor) for Lubbock County legal cases, including juvenile, minor, adult criminal, civil, and family assignments. Conduct and complete adoption evaluations and best interest assessments and serve as parent facilitator as assigned., Lubbock County Office of Dispute Resolution, Lubbock, Texas
2016 - Adjunct Law Professor, Serve as adjunct professor for onsite and legal courses. , Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
2018 - Adjunct Law Professor, Serve as adjunct professor for online compliance and legal courses. , Widener University Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Delaware
2018 - Adjunct Law Professor, Serve as adjunct professor for online legal and compliance courses. , Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2020 - Course Director, Serve as adjunct professor for online health policy course. , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
2019 - Adjunct Professor, Serve as adjunct professor for online health law and ethics courses. , Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
2016 - Federal External Peer and Grant Panel Reviewer, Review grant applications, providing an analysis and rating of the quality of each grant application. Ensure RFP compliance and funding appropriation., Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
2008 -2013 Associate Director for Operations, Provided operational and compliance management of federal program, providing services in 33 locations in 14 counties, with over 300 employees. Quality assurance, conflict resolution, risk management, along with oversight of annual budget. Served as primary grant writer and federal program auditor for other out of state programs., South Plains Community Action Association, Lubbock, Texas
Honors and Awards
• TTUHSC Quality Team Award • YPGL Lubbock Chamber of Commerce 20 Under 40 Award Recipient • State Program Director of the Year • Leadership Lubbock Graduate • Emerging Leaders Graduate
2018: American Correctional Association Auditor Serve as accreditation auditor for American Correctional Association (ACA) for various expected practices and performance standards. American Correctional Association, Alexandria, VA
2010 -2013: DANYA Federal Program Reviewer Served as program reviewer for federal programs as an independent contractor for DANYA. Completed onsite audits and monitoring of out of state federal programs. Programs reviewed included Head Start and Early Head Start. Reviews included review of documentation, analytics and data, and walk-through of campuses. Reports were generated and audit findings were defined, included recommendations for continued funding, compliance with national performance standards, and re-competition (sequestration). DANYA, Atlanta, GA
2012 -2012: UCLA Johnson & Johnson Management Fellow Participated in intense management curriculum onsite at the university. Curriculum included completion of daily attendance and assignments, individual and group projects, and presentation. Participants that met all the requirements participated in a graduation ceremony. University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2020: Certified in Health Care Compliance Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Compliance Certification Board – Health Care Compliance Association Health Care Compliance Association,
2020: Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Compliance Certification Board – Health Care Compliance Association Health Care Compliance Association,
2020: Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Compliance Certification Board – Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics,
2017: Certified Correctional Health Professional Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP), National Commission of Correctional Health Care National Commission of Correctional Health Care,
2018: Certified Health Services Administrator Certified Health Services Administrator (CHSA), American Correctional Association American Correctional Association,
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