Guest, Dr JoAnn Fisher

Guest Name: 
Dr JoAnn Fisher
Dr. JoAnn Fisher
Guest Occupation: 
CEO of WomenVeteransUnitedCommittee,Inc.(WVUCI)
Guest Biography: 
Dr. Fisher served in the United States Navy Reserves on active duty for 15 years with an Honorable Discharge. Intense experience speaking and presenting in public as well as program planning and the coordination of activities, events and projects. Have knowledge, Skills and Abilities of unique issues and challenges faced by Women Veterans which includes knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and programs related to veterans' benefits and services, particularly those related to Women Veterans. Knowledgeable regarding organizations that assist Women Veterans as well as the operation of state and federal government. Very knowledgeable of public administration, program planning and implementation, as well as skilled in developing and maintaining cooperative work relationships with federal, state and community-based organizations, Veteran County Service Officers, and other Veteran organizations. Exceptional communication skills both orally and in writing with the ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze information; to devise solutions to problems. Review current information, statutes, rules and/or polices that affect Women Veterans. Provide guidance, technical assistance, and recommendations on Women Veteran's issues. Attend meetings, conferences, seminars, or hearings, and serves on designated boards, panels, or committees relating to Women Veterans. Prepare and conducts high-level briefings and presentations to legislators, government agencies, Veterans' organizations, and other business and community leaders related to Women Veterans. Encourage and support recognition of Women Veteran's contribution to Maryland, Washington, DC, and the nation. Ability to develop and evaluate policies and procedures; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively, and to train others. Over 20 years’ experience as a Women Veterans Chair for the Maryland and Washington, DC Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and other Veteran Service Organizations.
Women's Veterans