Occupation: Grant County Commission on Children and Families, Director
Occupational Background: Ten years with the Grant County Commission on Children and Families (2000 - present); includes one year as Administrative Assistant and nine years as Director. Hewlett Packard Company (1981 - 1999) holding various positions; office clerk, main frame computer operator, department administrative assistant and executive assistant. These positions were held in different departments such as Information Technology, Finance, Manufacturing and Marketing.
Educational Background: South Albany High School, Graduate
Prior Governmental Experience: Dayville City Council - elected 11/04 - present; Grant County Education District Board of Directors - elected 11/05 - present, elected Chair 1/09; Oregon Commission on Children and Families Budget Committee, appointed 2005-2007, re-appointed May 2010 - present; Community Counseling Solutions Board of Directors; Appointed 10/08 - present; City of Dayville Budget Committee - appointed 2003-2004; Dayville School District Budget Committee; appointed 2003-2004.
Strength in Leadership, Management and Budget: Graduate of the Pacific Program Catalytic Leadership Training-2004; testified before the Oregon House Ways and Means Budget Committee on behalf of the Grant County Commission on Children and Families; nine years experience in supervising employees; nine years experience managing public funds, contracts and programs; nine years experience managing County/State budget; five years experience managing Federal Drug Free Communities grant/budget; experience in County, State and Federal reporting requirements including budgets, contracts and programs adhering to Oregon Administrative Rules and Federal guidelines.
Family: Married to Cal Brooks, both Cal and I each have one daughter and a total of four beautiful grandchildren who remind us to laugh every day. Cal and I chose to make Grant County our home 12 years ago after falling in love with the people and the land.
I believe that my work experience, education, and knowledge of issues within Grant County make me an excellent candidate for the office of Grant County Clerk.
(This information furnished by the Committee to Elect Dana M. Brooks, Debi Hueckman, Treasurer)