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Robert W Saunderson IV

Director Non Profit Organization Management, Volunteer & Consult

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management
Previous
  1. Marine Corps League Conrad Kania,
  2. Disabled American Veterans State of New York,
  3. Veterans of Modern Warfare
Education
  1. University at Buffalo
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University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

Communications

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Background

Summary

Connected leader in the veteran movement. Leader in the non-profit organization of movement. I volunteer, assist and consult on projects on a case by case scenario to help non-profit organizations be successful to advocate the best interests of veterans, military personnel and their families.

Experience

VAVS Veteran Service Officer for Detachment

Marine Corps League Conrad Kania
(5 years)

Service Officer

Disabled American Veterans State of New York
(7 years 6 months)

-Assist in representing Veterans and their families with claim for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs & other Government Agencies.

-Assist Veterans and families in filing claims for disability compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation, employment, education, home loan guaranty, life insurance, death benefits, health care and more.

-Provided information and education in one on one counseling with veterans and families about benefits available that they may be entitled and are not aware of.

-Assisted on multiple levels at chapter and state level programs.

-Provided community outreach.

-Assist in the training of some colleague service officers.

Director of Veteran Services

Veterans of Modern Warfare
(1 year 11 months)

Assigned committee members to moderate the VMW’s online veteran services discussions

Prepared articles for a quarterly online newsletter concerning benefits

Assisted and educated military, veterans and their dependents in filing claims for benefits to include Department of Veterans Affairs; disability compensation, pension(s), vocational rehabilitation, employment, home loan guarantee certificates, life insurance, death benefits, health care eligibility and military discharge reviews

Acted as a Benefits liaison between the VA and VMW

Attended any pertinent benefits conference in DC to further VMW’s presence on Capitol Hill

Assisted in various community outreach programs

Monitored progress of committee projects/ assignments, and lead meetings

Acted in an active role in brainstorming and making recommendations

Acted as a webmaster for the organization's webpage and social platforms to include Facebook, Twitter and MyVetwork.

Customs Brokerage/Release Analyst-Buffalo, New York

Livingston International
(2 years 3 months)

* Ensured accurate and timely processing of shipments for a wide range client base.
* Created customs entries through proper selection of client and client records, interpretation of documentation for all clients’ shipments, in a one-step process.
* Ensured correct value for duty is reported based on invoice details and terms of sale.
* In a professional manner, contacted client / carrier for missing documentation, information or instructions necessary to release a shipment.
* Verified documentation for release conditions and compliance.
* Ensured that all LI,I SOP’s and Business Rules are adhered to following special client instructions, Notes and Alerts. Identified those that have become outdated or ineffective, making recommendations for change.
* Researched and responded to straight-forward requests for information in a professional manner
* Prioritized and completed work according to client demands, Customs requirements and Livingston standards.
* Consistently meet or exceeds productivity and quality standards expected.
* Assisted in problem solving to complete entry summary and billing.
* Participated fully with other team members in the day-to-day operation of the team, included setting priorities, organizing and scheduling work, coordinating with others, problem-solving and decision-making, participated in meetings and handling special projects/other duties as assigned.

Customs Brokerage/Logistics

Willson International
(1 year 3 months)

Department of Defense Contractor

General Dynamics
(1 year 9 months)

Government Asset Mangement
Inventory Control
Production Control
Assistant ComSec Custodian
worked on TOC and TAIS Systems for US Army 1st Cav
Liaison with Huntsville Redstone Arsenal and Fort Hood

Marine

United States Marine Corps
(4 years)Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Grand Opening Cook

Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls NY
(2 years 5 months)Left to Serve my country in the Marine Corps

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Leadership
  • Training
  • Government
  • Psychotherapy
  • Social Networking
  • DoD
  • Military
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Management
  • Security Clearance
  • Program Management
  • Research
  • Team Building
  • Policy
  • Nonprofits
  • Career Counseling
  • Organizational...
  • Public Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Social Media
  • Sales
  • Coaching
  • Project Planning
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Team Leadership
  • Military Operations
  • Proposal Writing
  • Veterans
  • System Administration
  • Software Documentation
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Strategic Planning
  • Veterans Benefits
  • Time Management
  • Recruiting
  • Analysis
  • Interviews
  • Facebook
  • Event Planning
  • Employee Benefits
  • Human Resources
  • Employee Relations
  • Organizational...
  • Administration
  • Community Outreach
  • Leadership Development
  • Fundraising
  • Army
  • Military Experience
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Education

University at Buffalo

Communications

Activities and Societies: WKSE BUFFALO Promotions Internship

Oswego State University

Communications

WNYO FM-Oswego, WJPZ FM-Syracuse, WZZZ AM,

Empire State College at Saratoga

Business Management, Business Law

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