Debbie S. | Elance
 
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Debbie S.

Propopsal Writing
   United States
  |   Manitou Springs, CO
  |  7:39 pm Local Time

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I have more than 25 years of public and nonprofit sector management experience, with a strong background in proposal writing, fund raising, and grants and contract management. I am interested in freelance opportunities to write competitive proposals for private or nonprofit organizations seeking funding from public agencies or private foundations.
Service Description
I have been operating a part-time consulting business since 2008, and have completed work for private and public agencies doing business in the public sector. My work has included writing or assisting in the development of more than $1 million in successful grant and contracting opportunities for two local companies. In addition, I have managed strategic planning processes for public and private sector organizations.
Education
University of Texas at Austin
Master of Public Affairs
1982 - 1984
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
1978 - 1982
Employment
Deborah Sagen and Associates, LLc
Principal
2008 - Present
Consulting practice providing business development, marketing, and strategic planning services to private companies and nonprofit agencies doing business in the public sector. Assisted with the development of $1.7 million in grants and contracts to various local, state and federal agencies; $1.4 million awarded.
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Associate Director, Trauma, Health and Hazards Ctr
2006 - Present
Developed the administrative and financial operations for the Center’s expansion. Prepare research grant proposals, including $7.95 million in new proposals submitted to date; $1.64 million awarded and $2.8 million pending contract approvals. Currently administer $450,000 in annual grants and contracts.
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Director of Civic Engagement
2003 - 2006
Developed new programs for the Network Information and Space Security Center, including an undergraduate certificate and an online graduate certificate in Homeland Defense, which increased extended studies revenues tenfold in two years. Won national competitive bid for homeland defense education from US Northern Command. Managed internal operations of the Center for Homeland Security, including oversight of $3 million in grants and contracts, budgeting, strategic planning, development of new business agreements.
Pikes Peak Community College
Executive Director
2000 - 2003
Held two positions simultaneously: Executive Director, Institutional Advancement and Development Division and Executive Director, Pikes Peak Community College Foundation, Inc. Managed all aspects of the division, including representing the College in the community, developing and overseeing implementation of the institution’s strategic plan, and leading external resource development. Directed the PPCC Foundation and oversaw all fund development activities, resulting in more than $2 million in new public and private funds for the College and Foundation.
Pikes Peak Community College
Director, Learning Enterprises
1997 - 2001
Managed all aspects of the division, which delivered instructional, consulting, and conferencing services to corporate clients and generated an average $1.2 million annually. Served as a strategic planning and organizational development consultant to public and private organizations and represented the College in economic development efforts.
Citizens' Goals (now Leadership Pikes Peak)
Executive Director
1994 - 1997
Managed all aspects of a non-profit created to establish and implement strategic community goals and develop emerging leaders. Recommended policies to the board, developed and implemented fund raising plans, directed Leadership Pikes Peak and coordinated the strategic planning program, facilitating volunteer teams to solve community problems. Served as Program Manager for Citizens' Goals from June 1993 to May 1994 before being promoted to Executive Director.
Payment Terms
Depends on the nature and duration of the work.
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