Derek A. Pillie

To broaden my first-hand experience with the American legislative political system and develop greater expertise in domestic social policy and infrastucture planning issues at the federal level.

The Office of Congressman Mark E. Souder (IN-04), Oct. 2000 - Present
* Office Manager
* Responsible for maintaining computer system and components located in Congressman's district office
* Responsible for maintaining the Congressman's web presence
* Responsible for creating content and designing some official publications
* Responsible for responding to and researching requests for grants and financial assistance
The Office of Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-43), Dec. 1998 - Sept. 2000
* Legislative Assistant, Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2000
* Systems Manager, Dec. 1998 - Sept. 1999
* Responsible for preparing information and correspondence for the Congressman in areas dealing with domestic fiscal and social policy, including taxes, the budget, healthcare, and labor issues
* Responsible for coordinating projects that affect the Congressman's district in the same areas mentioned above
* Was responsible for overall redesign of the office's official web site
Department of Agriculture Federal Credit Union, Oct. 1999 - Mar. 2000
* Web Site Consultant
* Responsible for making changes to the web site that the credit union management desires
* Responsible for suggesting the best use of resources on the web site.
Talent Paymaster, Inc., May 1999 - Sept. 1999
* Networking consultant
* Responsible for making reccomendations on the purchase of hardware and equipment for office-wide network installation
* Responsible for assisting with the installation of the hardware and setup of messaging system
The Office of Congressman Jon D. Fox (PA-13), Jan. 1996 - Dec. 1998
* Legislative Correspondent, Sept. 1998 - Dec. 1998
* Staff Assistant (Part time), Nov. 1997 - Sept. 1998
* Intern, Jan. 1996 - Nov. 1997
* Responsible for research for correspondence and press releases
* Responsible for correspondence preparation and distribution
The Law Offices of Cleary, Komen and Lewis, May 1997 - Nov. 1997
* Office Assistant
* Responsible for correspondence preparation and distribution
* Responsible for organization and maintenance of copyright and trademark files

The George Washington University, 1995 - Present
* Political Science Major
* Presidential Arts Scholar
* Board of Trustees Scholar
* News Editor, GW Independent
North Penn Senior High School, 1990 - 1994
* Knight of the Month, December 1993
* Executive Editor, Knight Crier Newspaper

GW Residence Hall Association, 1995 - 1998
* Vice President Community Service
* 1996 Housing Lottery Task Force Chairman
* Chaired 3 Programs
* Hall Representative
Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scout Troop #51, Cradle of Liberty Council, BSA
* Eagle Scout, January 1995
* Served in a variety of leadership positions, including a year as Senior Patrol Leader
Unami Lodge, One, Order of the Arrow
* Lodge Chief, Delmont Lodge #43 June 1995 - September 1996
* Member, Delmont-Unami Lodges Consolidation Committee
* Founders' Award Recipient
* Vigil Honor Member

Derek Pillie
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