Daniel R. Simpson, MPA

(478) 290-5366
me@danielrsimpson.net

Summary

Training and development professional with seven years experience in training, instruction, academic coaching, and policy development.

Education

Master of Public Administration, May 2010

Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, Georgia

Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, August 2008

Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, Georgia

Associate of Science – General Studies, June 2006

Georgia Military College
Milledgeville, Georgia

Technical Certificate of Credit – Residential Wiring Technology, August 2003

Central Georgia Technical College
Macon, Georgia

Experience

 

Georgia College & State University

Professional Development and Training Specialist – Office of Human Resources

September 2104 – November 2016

Academic Advisor – Center for Student Success

August 2011 – September 2014

Instructor of Political Science – Department of Government and Sociology

August 2012 – May 2013

Graduate Assistant – Department of Government and Sociology

August 2008 – May 2010

Georgia Military College

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science – Department of Social and Behavioral Science

September 2015 – March 2016

Adjunct Instructor of Political Science – Department of Social and Behavioral Science

September 2010 – September 2015

Learning Center Tutor

January 2006 – May 2006

Customer Service Clerk – College Bookstore

August 2004 – July 2006

Salvation Army

Kettle Coordinator

December 2007

Bell Ringer

December 2006

Georgia General Assembly

House Intern – Committee on Ways and Means

January 2007 – April 2007

Overview, Inc.

Intake Clerk – Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program

October 2003 – January 2004

Intake Clerk – Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program

October 2002 – January 2003

Providence Plumbing & Home Renovations

Accounting Clerk, Laborer

January 2001 – April 2004

Heritage Printing, Inc.

Pressman, Job Finisher

May 1999 – December 2002

Service

American Radio Relay League Field Organization

  • Local Government Liaison, August 2017 – present
  • Public Information Officer, August 2017 – present
  • Emergency Coordinator, Georgia Section of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, December 2014 – present
  • Webmaster, Baldwin County Amateur Radio Emergency Service, December 2014 – present

Bobcat Amateur Radio Club

  • Advisor/Trustee, July 2014 – January 2017
  • Webmaster, July 2014 – Present

Georgia College & State University

  • University Senate
    • Senator, University Senate, August 2015 – February 2016
    • Member, Resources, Planning, and Institutional Policy Committee of the University Senate, August 2015 – February 2016
    • University Senate Delegate, Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee, September 2015 – February 2016
  • Georgia College Staff Council
    • Delegate for Finance and Administration Division, July 2015 – February 2016
      • Chair, Bylaws & Elections Committee, July 2015 – February 2016
      • Staff Council Delegate, Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee, October 2015 – February 2016
  • Office of Human Resources
    • Member, Division of Finance and Administration Award Review Committee, 2015
    • Chair, New Employee Orientation Task Force,  December 2014 – Present
    • Web Content Manager, October 2014 – Present
    • Member, PeopleAdmin 7 Implementation Team, September 2014 – Present
  • Office of Campus Life
    • Staff Advisor, Kingdom Impact of Georgia College (Registered Student Organization), October 2013 – November 2016
    • Senator, Student Government Association, 2006 – 2008
      • Student Representative, Academic Policy Committee of the University Senate, 2008
      • Vice Chair, Internal/External Affairs Committee of the Student Government Association, Georgia College & State University, 2007 – 2008
      • Co-Chair, Academic Travel Fund Committee of the Student Government Association, Georgia College & State University, 2006
  • Center for Student Success
    • Chair, Public Relations, Outreach, and Social Media Task Force and Social Media Webmaster, June 2013 – August 2014
    • Member, Assessment Task Force,  June 2013 – August 2014
    • Coordinator, Freshman Footnotes e-Newsletter for First Year Students, January 2012 – Present
    • Coordinator, Sophomore Snippets e-Newsletter for Second Year Students, January 2012 – Present
    • Member, MAP-Works Leadership Team, August 2011 – May 2013
  • Department of Government and Sociology
    • Member, “Community Choices, Your Voices” Candidate Forum Planning Committee, Georgia College Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship, October 2013 – September 2014
    • Member, Georgia Government Guide Revision Committee, 2012 – 2013
    • Coordinator, Master of Public Administration Annual Program Dinner, 2008; 2009

Georgia Military College

  • President, Student Government Association, Georgia Military College, 2005 – 2006
  • Student Representative, Quality Enhancement Plan Committee, Georgia Military College, 2005 – 2006
  • Student Representative, Student Retention Committee, Georgia Military College, 2005 – 2006
  • Foreman, Academic Honor Council, Georgia Military College, 2005 – 2006
  • Vice President, Student Government Association, Georgia Military College, 2004 – 2005

Macon Amateur Radio Club

  • Webmaster, October 2017 – present

Milledgeville Amateur Radio Club

  • Vice President, January 2017 – January 2019
  • Secretary-Treasurer, February 2015 – March 2016
  • Webmaster, July 2014 – present

Relay For Life of Baldwin County

  • Online and Social Communication Lead, Relay For Life of Baldwin County, American Cancer Society, November 2017 – April 2018
  • Team Captain, Relay For Life of Baldwin County, American Cancer Society, January 2017 – April 2017
  • Honorary Chair, Relay For Life of Baldwin County, American Cancer Society, March 2016 – April 2016
  • Publicity Director, Wilkinson County Relay For Life Committee, 2009 – 2010

Other Service

  • Selection Committee, Georgia Political Science Association Pajari Undergraduate Paper Award, 2010
  • Webmaster, Southeastern Federal Recruiting Council, 2009 – 2013
  • Conference Co-Host, Georgia Public Administration Academic Conference and Annual Meeting, Georgia Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, 2009
  • Deputy Registrar, Baldwin County Board of Registrars, 2008 – 2009
  • Middle Georgia Field Director, Georgia Association of College Republicans, March 2006 – February 2007

Professional Development

Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal Communications Commission,

  • Amateur Radio License – General Class, March 2014.
  • Amateur Radio License – Technician Class, April 1996

Leadership Institute

Lynda.com

National Weather Service

  • Skywarn Basic Spotter Course, Covington, Georgia, February 17, 2015
  • Skywarn Basic Spotter Course, Warner Robins, Georgia, March 28, 1998

Other Training

  • Georgia ARES Basic Communications Course, Gwinnett ARES, Georgia Amateur Radio Emergency Service, April 17, 2014
  • GMC 101: College Success Instructor Training, Georgia Military College, June 2011
  • Georgia Rising Collegiate Leadership Program, Fanning Institute, Athens, GA, October 2005
  • AutoCAD 2000, Level 2, Central Georgia Technical College, February 2003
  • AutoCAD 2000, Level 1, Central Georgia Technical College, November 2002

Publications and Presentations

Conference Presentations

  • Reeves, Justin, Daniel R Simpson, and Clifton Wilkinson. 2012. “Zero-Based Budgeting in Georgia: Budgetary Déjà Vu.” At the 2012 Georgia Public Administration Academic Conference. Kennesaw, Georgia. March 23, 2012.
  • Reeves, Justin, Daniel R Simpson, and Clifton Wilkinson. 2011. “Zero-Based Budgeting in Georgia: Budgetary Déjà Vu.” At the 2011 Meetings of the Georgia Political Science Association. Savannah, Georgia. November 10-12, 2011.
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Picturing Democracy: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact on Voter Turnout of Photographic Voter Identification Requirements in Georgia.” At the 2009 Meetings of the Georgia Political Science Association. Callaway Gardens, Georgia, November 2009.
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Picturing Democracy: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact on Voter Turnout of Photographic Voter Identification Requirements in Georgia.” At the 2009 Student Research Conference at Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA, April 17, 2009.
  • Simpson, Daniel R, Clifton Wilkinson, and Amber Williams. “Pedagogical Portals: Integrating Web 2.0 with the Traditional Classroom.” At The 2009 Georgia Public Administration Academic Conference. Milledgeville, Georgia. March 2009.
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Picturing Democracy: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact on Voter Turnout of Photographic Voter Identification Requirements in Georgia.” At the 2009 Georgia Public Administration Academic Conference at Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA, March 6, 2009
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Picturing Democracy: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact on Voter Turnout of Photographic Voter Identification Requirements in Georgia.” At The 2008 Meetings of the Georgia Political Science Association at the Doubletree Inn, Savannah, GA, November 13-15, 2008
  • Simpson, Daniel R, Clifton Wilkinson, and Amber Williams. “Pedagogical Portals: Integrating Web 2.0 with the Traditional Classroom.” At The 2008 Meetings of the Georgia Political Science Association at the Doubletree Inn, Savannah, GA, November 13-15, 2008
  • Simpson, Daniel R and Clifton Wilkinson. “Pedagogical Portals: Integrating Web 2.0 with the Traditional Classroom.” At the 2008 Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Public Administration Annual Public Administration Academic Conference at North Georgia College & State University, March 7, 2008.

Invited Lectures and Talks:

  • Simpson, Daniel R. “The Importance of Training for Emergency Communications.” Milledgeville Amateur Radio Club. Milledgeville, Georgia. August 19, 2017
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Preparedness in Amateur Radio.” Milledgeville Amateur Radio Club. Milledgeville, Georgia. September 19, 2015
  • Simpson, Daniel R. and E. Shayne Williams. “The Next Steps: Making the Transition to a Four-Year Institution.” Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Regional Conference. Georgia Military College. Milledgeville, Georgia. March 9, 2013
  • Wilkinson, Clif and Daniel R. Simpson. “What Happened with the Election.” Times Talk presented by the American Democracy Project. Georgia College & State University. Milledgeville, Georgia. November 7, 2012.
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Research in Political and Social Sciences.” Introduction to American Government (Zipperer, Jeannie). Georgia Military College. Milledgeville, Georgia. June 27, 2011.
  • Simpson, Daniel R. “Continue in Excellence.” Academic Honors Assembly. Georgia Military College. Milledgeville, Georgia. November 12, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Customer Service Award, Office of Human Resources, Georgia College & State University, June 2015.
  • Malcolm Moore Award for Outstanding MPA Graduate, Georgia College & State University (2010)
  • Outstanding Student Research Award, Georgia College & State University Department of Government and Sociology (2009)
  • Who’s Who of Junior College Students (2006)
  • Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarship (2005)
  • Distinguished Order of the Servant Leader Award, Georgia Military College (2005)
  • Herschel Walden Scholarship, Georgia Military College (2005)
  • Frances Wood Wilson Scholarship, Georgia Military College (2004; 2005)