Connie Blackwood, Independent Director
Board of Directors for American Canoe Association
Served one term as Treasurer and two terms as Vice President
Currently serving on the Properties committee as a non-board member
Member of Idaho Paddlers, Idaho Falls, Idaho 1989-2001
Published “Hot Water” paddling newsletter
Stunt double in whitewater paddling scenes for Disney film “White Wolves II: Legend of the wild” 1995
20 year career in Corporate Training
Deputy-Director of Education for the Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory:
Developed auditing programs that ensured knowledge content was consistent in all of the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Reactor Operator training programs. Managed employee education programs and oversaw k-12 outreach programming.
Director of Education at University Space Research Association. Facilitated connections between our 100 University partners and NASA research program requirements. Supervised k-12 programs for all USRA/NASA research projects. Wrote grants and participated in major proposal presentations.
Pioneered Electronic Medical Records program for Native Americans in Alaska. Worked with Computational Analysis Corporation, the State of Alaska, and the Indian Health Service to collect raw data and develop data bases for improved health care information. Presented project findings and progress at IEEE/Medical Informatics conferences. Anchorage, Alaska
- Undergraduate degree in Management Science
- Master’s in Public Administration
- Doctoral degree in Adult Learning Theory
American Red Cross, Montana Chapter, Gallatin Country Disaster Response Team Leader