459.gif (8962 bytes)
            Skills Summary              Documentation & Technical Writing
            Work History              Proposal Writing
            Education              Miscellaneous Writing
            Selected Software              References


459.gif (8962 bytes)

Skills Summary

More than 15 years of substantive experience in all facets of writing, specializing in life cycle documentation. Comprehensive knowledge of English grammar and style complements this expertise, resulting in exceptional writing and editing proficiency. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills further enhance these abilities.


459.gif (8962 bytes)

Documentation & Technical Writing

  Editing design and development documentation for the Navy Exchange
     Command (NEXCOM) data warehouse project, including:

  Functional Description

  Database Design Description

  Interface Specification

  Metadata Requirements


  Business Opportunity Assessment


  OLAP Application Requirements & Design

  Unit Test Requirements & Guidelines

  Software Installation & Technical Notes
  Managing writing team and coordinating writing assignments for US Army
     Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) documentation project at
     Fort Monroe. Following DoD standards, created/maintained more than 80
     manuals for 14 Installation Support Modules.
  Writing and formatting documentation for NEXCOM testing integration
  Creating life cycle management documents and procurement instructions
     for appropriation code at US Navy, Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet
  Editing initial stages of three manuals for AMStars documentation.
  Creating User Manual for US Navy (NISE East) Warehouse Equipment
  Writing manuals and Help screens for Chinese OCR Windows-based
  Editing design and development documentation for US Marine Corps,
     Quantico Food Management Information System (MCFMIS).
  Developing User Manual for US Navy Management Systems Support Office
     (NAVMASSO) Netware network.
  Rewriting and maintaining manuals for Plant Property Accounting System
     (PPAS), including Bar Code Reader documentation.


459.gif (8962 bytes)

Proposal Writing

  Writing/editing government proposals for Tidewater and Washington DC
     including contractors, such as:


  Analytical Services & Materials


  Computer Concepts


  Computer Dynamics, Inc.


  CSR, Inc.


  Information Technology Solutions


  Word Wiz
  Coordinating all writing assignments and editing to sound as if written
     from one pen. Reviewing RFP requirements, creating corporate
     boilerplate, and designing formats.


459.gif (8962 bytes)

Miscellaneous Writing

  Designing/editing all manner of professional publications for several
     Tidewater firms, including: company newsletters marketing
     pamphlets meeting presentations personnel manuals.
  Serving as freelance editor and writer for varied projects for individual
     clients, including: legal manuscripts dissertations resumes mailing
  Writing/preparing camera-read copy for international instruction
  Overseeing IMDI literature development/production and supervising
     Service Center personnel.


459.gif (8962 bytes)

Work History

American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS); Fairfax, VA       04/97 to Present
     Technical Writer for NEXCOM AMStars

Word Wiz; Virginia Beach, VA                                            04/93 to Present
     Freelance Writer/Editor for various clients

Remtech Services, Inc. (RSI); Newport News, VA                   10/95 to 04/97
     Technical Writer for NEXCOM (NCTAMS)

ECI Systems Engineering;Virginia Beach, VA                         10/94 to 09/95
    Technical Writer for CINCLANTFLT (NCTAMS)

Information Technology Solutions (ITS); Hampton, VA           10/94 to 09/95
     Lead Technical Writer for TRADOC; Proposal Writer

Computer Dynamics, Inc. (CDI); Virginia Beach, VA               10/94 to 09/95
    Technical Writer for NAVMASSO MCFMIS PPAS

IMDI (Arnold and Porter); Washington, DC                           10/94 to 09/95
     Service Center Manager, Assistant Editor

CSR, Inc.; Washington, DC                                                  10/94 to 09/95
     WP Center Director, Proposal Editor



459.gif (8962 bytes)


Catholic University; Washington, DC
     MA in Liturgical Studies. Highlights: University Scholarship

St. Bonaventure University; Olean, NY
      BA in Theology/English Literature. Highlights: NY Regents &
      SBU Scholarships, Theology Medal



459.gif (8962 bytes)

Selected Software

       Adobe Acrobat                        MS Windows
       Adobe PageMill                        MS Office
       MS FrontPage                        Lotus Suite
       Doc-to-Help                        Lotus Notes
       Robo Help                        WordPerfect
       Visio                        SilverRun
       Ventura Publisher                        Client-Server Guidelines


459.gif (8962 bytes)

References Available Upon Request