7169 Susquehanna Drive • Tobyhanna, PA 18466 • 570-401-2257 • jackie2235@yahoo.com
Earned nomination as candidate for 115th
House District of Pennsylvania, utilizing advertising and
marketing skills to dev...
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Political JacquelynLeonardKF

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

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  • 1. JACQUELYN L. LEONARD ~ 7169 Susquehanna Drive • Tobyhanna, PA 18466 • 570-401-2257 • jackie2235@yahoo.com “PROVEN COMMUNITY LEADER AND EFFECTIVE MANAGER” PROFILE OF QUALIFICATIONS An ambitious and diligent leader with extensive management and team leadership experience in a variety of political and professional settings. Successfully launched and led campaigns which resulted in nomination and election to administrative positions on a local and state level. Advanced expertise in public speaking, budget finance, fundraising, contract negotiations, compliance and networking. Goal-oriented and community- centered, with avid business development and economic skills, fused with an entrepreneurial spirit which has led to several prosperous projects and initiatives, including the successful ownership of multiple properties throughout Monroe County. Most notably, an invoker of transformational change, utilizing budget finance skills to turn a $13M deficit in to a $42M dollar surplus with four years of service as School Board District Director. CORE COMPENTECY AREAS • Relationship Development • Staff Recruitment-Team Building • Detail Oriented • Campaign Software • Strategic Planning • Campaign Management • Organizational Skills • Analytical Skills • Creative Thinking-Problem Solving • Media and Public Relations PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE POCONO MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT, SWIFTWATER, PA (2011– PRESENT) School Board Director Oversee various labor contract negotiations, creation of policy, as well as manage and evaluate performance of personnel on a district-wide level. Responsible for monitoring and assessment budgets, as well as appropriation of resources conducive to size of organization. Actively serve as the legislative liaison between the school board, and state elected officials, President of the Monroe County Career and Technical School Joint Operating Board, Chairman of the All Day Comprehensive School Task Force and PSBA Assistant Regional Director for Monroe County. Key Achievements: • Orchestrated successful campaign, resulting in election to position. Spoke at various public events and raised funds to support campaign efforts. • Effected change, leading the transformation of a $200 million, 2,000 employee, 9,000 student public school system. • Transformed budget with a $13M deficit in to a $42M surplus within three years. PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 115TH DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA (2013 - 2014) Republican Primary Candidate
  • 2. Earned nomination as candidate for 115th House District of Pennsylvania, utilizing advertising and marketing skills to develop campaign through various forms of media, including: television, social media and print. Effectively created and communicated campaign strategy, goals and vision. Key Achievements: • Successfully lead a grass roots effort consisting of a forty-plus member team, to obtain over 700 election petition signatures to earn placement on the primary election ballot. • Raised $25,000 in campaign contributions. • Utilized public speaking and campaign management skills at various venues; speaking at numerous events and functions before thousands of citizens. SANOFI - PASTUER, SWIFTWATER, PA (2002 – 2014) Senior Lab Analyst – Global Clinical Immunology Perform development, optimization, qualification and validation of clinical methods (RIA, ELISA and HEP B Ortho) in support of human proof of concept studies as well as post licensure studies. Subsequently monitor, handle and account for radiation procedures within GCI as per the DEPPA. Served as a Microsoft Office Project Manager and helped facilitate all safety procedures required in the Global Clinical Immunology Department. Actively troubleshoot PRP RIA and HEP B Assays. Enforce and ensure compliance with all FDA standards and regulatory requirements. Key Achievements: • Successfully led several projects at Sanofi Pasteur, including: the Development of the PRP ELISA, Hep A & the Validation of the Ortho Vitros ECiQ for Hep B. • Created and developed procedures to secure data associated with the Hep B Ortho Vitros ECiQ Instrument. • Trained numerous people in Hep B assays and clinical testing via RIA and ELISA methods. • Certified and trained in all safety procedures, adhering to the highest standard of compliance. • Gained experience in the safe and secure handling of radiation. THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PA (1991 – 2001) Laboratory Manager Managed and maintained all laboratories, assisted Principal Investigator with all laboratory experiments aiding in the advancement of cancer research by increasing grant funding. Key Achievements: • Served as chief conductor of laboratory research, pertaining to serum protein and monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS Masters of Science (Cohort), Microbiology and Immunology THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PA Bachelors of Science, Biology MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY, MILLERSVILLE, PA MEMBER OF MONROE COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL JOINT OPERATING COMMITTEE ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS, MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION AND TOYS FOR TOTS

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