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Heather Meade

Role

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Administrative Officer for the Division.  Analyzes and interprets accounting information to help plan, manage and monitor Division's budget, financial activities and expenditures.  Maintains understanding of Human Resource laws, regulations, policies and procedures to assist with recruitment, position classification, pay, leave administration, performance management and work schedules.  Also maintains knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to acquisition requests, travel, and bankcards.  Past experience as a Budget Analyst within NIST's Budget Division presented opportunities to develop skills related to briefing managers, DoC and OMB Officials on various budget related, as well as, developing and presenting solutions to issues.

Training/Committees

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  • Chief Financial Office (CFO) Awards Committee (2008 – 2009)

  • Chief Financial Office (CFO) Leadership Workgroup (2007)

  • Institutional Support (IS) Review Workgroup (2007)

  • American Competitiveness Initiative (ACI) Committee (2006 – 2007)

  • Combined Federal Campaign Key-worker (2 years) (2006 & 2007)

  • Chief Financial Office (CFO) Leadership Workgroup

  • Institutional Support (IS) Review Workgroup

  • American Competitiveness Initiative (ACI) Committee

  • Combined Federal Campaign Key-worker (2-years)

  • Chief Financial Office (CFO) Awards Committee

  • Business Systems Division Town-Hall Forums

  • NIST Internal Training:  Intermediate Excel 2002, Time and Attendance, Travel Manager, Commerce Standard Acquisition and Reporting System (C. Request), Commerce Purchase Card System (CPCS), NIST Associate Information System (NAIS), e-Approval, Corporate Time 

Achievements

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  • Superior Performance Award for work related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (2009)

  • Superior Performance Award for work related to the American Competitiveness Initiative Budget (2007)

  • Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship Recipient at North Carolina State University (1999 – 2003)

  • Cash-in-a-Flash for superior performance on American Competitiveness Initiative Data Call process

  • Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship                                                         

  • Carroll Joyner Business Plan Competition Winner, NC State University                        

  • Researched target market, market niche, and market interest to create a wedding planning business

  • Created 120-page, complete Business Plan

  • Presented Business Plan to mock investors requesting financials for business

  • Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Billet Holder

  • Held leadership position 6 out of 8 academic semesters 


Created September 10, 2019