Daniel R. Simpson, MPA

(478) 290-5366
me@danielrsimpson.net

Summary

Training and development professional with ten years of 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

Educational 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

Courses Taught

Georgia College & State University

Academic Courses

  • BIDS 1705: First Year Academic Seminar
  • CRJU 0001: First Year Academic Seminar
  • GCSU 0001: First Year Academic Seminar
  • POLS 0001: First Year Academic Seminar
  • POLS 1150: Politics and Society
  • SOCI 0001: First Year Academic Seminar

Development Courses Facilitated/Administered

  • Effective Meetings: Between Rules and Chaos
  • Guidelines for University Payments
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • New Hire Orientation
  • Search Committee Training
  • Supervisor Education Program
  • University Welcome

Georgia Military College

  • PLS 101: Intro to American Government
  • PLS 215: Introduction to Public Administration

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)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional Development Series, Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency, No Expiration
  • Amateur Radio License, K4DRS – Amateur Extra, Federal Communications Commission, Expires October 23, 2025
  • Georgia Weapons Carry License, State of Georgia, Expires September 11, 2023
  • Driver’s License, State of Georgia, Expires February 14, 2020

Professional Development

  • Technical Certificate of Credit – Residential Wiring Technology, Central Georgia Technical College, August 2003
  • AutoCAD 2000, Level 2, Central Georgia Technical College, Central Georgia Technical College, February 2003
  • AutoCAD 2000, Level 1, Central Georgia Technical College, Central Georgia Technical College, November 2002
  • Skywarn Basic Spotter Course, Warner Robins, Georgia, National Weather Service, March 28, 1998

Service

American Radio Relay League Field Organization

  • Registered License Instructor, April 2018 – present
  • 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 – July 2016
    • Web Content Manager, October 2014 – July 2016
    • Member, PeopleAdmin 7 Implementation Team, September 2014 – July 2016
  • 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, 2007 – 2008
    • Co-Chair, Academic Travel Fund Committee of the Student Government Association, 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, 2005 – 2006
  • Student Representative, Quality Enhancement Plan Committee, 2005 – 2006
  • Student Representative, Student Retention Committee, 2005 – 2006
  • Foreman, Academic Honor Council, 2005 – 2006
  • Vice President, Student Government Association, 2004 – 2005

Jones County Amateur Radio Society

  • Webmaster, January 2018 – present

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

  • Team Captain, Relay For Life of Baldwin County, American Cancer Society, October 2018 – present
  • 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

Other Experience

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