Profiles - Joan Leder


Bringing Resources together for Continuous Process Improvement

1997 – Present Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck, NJ
• Business model and instructional design applied to grant proposal for National Guard program
• Undergraduate instruction in Accounting, Computers, Relationships
• Emergency Services Higher Education Committee, GIS
Senior Program Director
• Budget Officer: grants, sponsorships, revenue, budget analysis
• Process Improvement: program management, Safety Education, Emergency Management Plan
• Process Mapping, flow-charting, and self-assessment measurement tools
• Interview, hire, and manage 30 +/- Faculty members
• Research and develop partnerships at local and state levels
• Design, develop, and implement high school and adult lifelong learning models
• Develop promotional and marketing strategies
• Develop, organize and manage promotional events
Committee Chair, Threat Assessment Team relational violence subcommittee
• Collaborate with University administration in a proactive approach to risk management
• Write, obtain, and manage TARGET Stores grant for Informational Campaign

1995 – Present Leders in Communication, LLC Manalapan, NJ
Life Coach
• Self-assessment Process Improvement modeling
• Research and develop brain-based learning techniques
• Facilitate learner-centered process improvement action plans
• Create computer enhanced learning models
• Create digital and optical imagery tools
• Manage programming logistics

1993 – 1995 PSE&G Newark, NJ
Program Facilitator, Energy management strategies
• Presentation at individual, student, and teacher workshops
• Trained over 5,000 high school students, teachers and senior citizens

1980 – Present Various School Districts, Clients Monmouth County, NJ
Independent Consultant: GIS, Computer Training, Substitute and Full-time Teacher for N-12

“GIS Project Planning for Community Giving in less than 60 days:” Walking across America on a Journey for 9/11
Query national database to identify available resources, perform SWOT analysis in a >$1million fundraising campaign

2003 MAS School of Administrative Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
• Paradigm Change and Organizational Culture
1998 GIS Rutgers, the State University, NJ
• Geographic Information Systems certification program, studied under Dr. Scott Madry
1979 BS San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
• Systems Ecology: systems analysis, population indexing, computer programming, geography

• MAC-URISA Conference committee 2008
• Bergen County (and Morris County) Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition
• Rutgers University NJ Campus Anti-violence task force
• NJ Geospatial Forum, GIS Partnership task force
• Essex Community College GIS Advisory Board

American Society for Training and Development, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Porsche Club of America,

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