Roland Hansen Background Information


Roland Hansen, B.A., M.P.A.

Background Information

EDUCATION
1965 Graduate Whitmer Senior High School
1969 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) University of Toledo
1987 Master of Public Administration (General Public Management) University of Toledo

EDUCATIONAL HONORS
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society
Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Public Administration

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
__  After College
Especially 4U Travel and Tours
Travel Consultant and Tour Escort
Organization Development Services
Consultant and Trainer
– provide consulting services and training workshops to public service organizations (public government agencies and nonprofit organizations) in the subject areas of supervision, management, and administration; provide political consulting services for candidate and issues campaigns.
Owens Community College
Adjunct Faculty – Division of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
teaching American Government, General Psychology, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Careers in Psychology, Sociology of Marriage and the Family.
BZ Design, Inc.
Program Coordinator of Computec, Division of Education
– marketing and sales of computer components and/or professional technical services to educational institutions.
Lucas County Department of Human Services
Business Administrator / Director of Central Services
– administration of agency support services including: Welfare Fraud Investigation; Overpayment Recovery; Security and Employee Safety; Facilities Management, Building Maintenance, and Custodial Services; Purchasing; Mail Services; Printing Services; and, Telecommunications.
Social Services Administrative Coordinator
– administration of six social services units: 3 General Social Work Services Units including child day care, medical transportation, employment, and other services; HealthChek Unit providing preventative health care programs that also included at-risk pregnancy services; Intake Services Unit initiating ongoing needed social services and providing delivery of emergency need services; and Adult Protective Services Unit in the remediation and prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of persons over the age of 60.
Social Services Supervisor of HealthChek Unit
 providing preventative health care programs.
Income Maintenance Supervisor
of Eligibility Compliance Unit specializing in Aid for Dependent Children one-parent and two-parent families with a recently unemployed or a current underemployed parent.
Income Maintenance Supervisor of Medicaid Unit providing medical assistance to “aged, blind, or disabled” persons.
Assistant Supervisor of Work Incentive Program Unit
involving referral to employment and employment-related support services.
Assistant Supervisor of Housing Services Unit
 providing housing health and safety inspections, provision of needed large appliances, home ownership and repair services, landlord-tenant relations, housing rental listings and referral services.
Social Worker 
– provide direct social services and case management including eligibility determination for and provision of the following programs: Aid for Dependent Children – Regular (ADC-R); Aid for Dependent Children – Unemployed or Underemployed Parent (ADC – U); Aid for the Aged (AFA); Aid for the Blind (AFBD); Aid for the Disabled (AFD); and, Food Stamps. 
University of Toledo
Adjunct Faculty – College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration
teaching courses in Management of the Nonprofit Organization and American National Government.
Adjunct Faculty – Community and Technical College, Department of General Studies
teaching Introduction to Sociology and specialized courses of TOPS (Training Opportunities in Public Service program).
Toledo Health and Retiree Center, Inc.
Administrator of Ambulatory Clinic
– provide overall administration of medical and ancillary staff in the Children’s Clinic, Diagnostic Clinic, Family Practice Center, Laboratory, Pulmonary Function Department, X-Ray Department, Medical Records, and Patient Reception.
Onondaga County Association for Retarded Citizens
Production Assistant and Counselor – Division of Adult Services
providing supervision of mentally retarded adults in both a sheltered workshop and in an agricultural setting (a farm) and providing individual and group counseling.
__  Before and During College
Wohl Shoe Company, leased department in LaSalle’s
Manager Trainee and Salesman 
– sales, merchandising, pricing, stock work, attend and actively participate in weekly in-house management training sessions.
Nobil Shoe Company
Assistant Manager – sales, merchandising, pricing, stock work, handle customer complaints with proper customer satisfaction resolution, open and close store, clear cash register, make bank deposits.
Salesman – sales, merchandising, pricing, stock work.
Doehler Jarvis Division of National Lead Company
Inspector – first line inspection of both zinc and aluminum castings.
McDonald’s Restaurant
Fryman – prepare french fried potatoes from fresh raw potato to finished product; also fill in at the grill preparing and dressing hamburgers and cheeseburgers from unfinished to finished product, prepare milk shakes from unfinished to finished product, wait on customers taking and and filling orders at the customer service counter.
Bargain City Discount Store
Stock and Sales – assist in Shipping and Receiving department unloading trucks, stocking merchandise onto shelves, pricing merchandise, assist customers.
Ken-Ell Brook Nursery, Child Day Care Center
Custodian and General Groundskeeper
E&S Truck Stop Restaurant
Custodian
T&S Food Fair Grocery Store
General Service Helper

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Society for Public Administration
Northwest Ohio Region Chapter President 1991-1992

PREVIOUS ELECTIVE OFFICE
Lucas County Board of Education
3 Four-Year Terms
– twelve years
Vice President – 3 years
President – 2 years


COMMUNITY SERVICE AND AFFILIATIONS
Monroe Academy Community School Board
, 1999 – 2001
Fraternal Order of Eagles
, 1998 – 2003
Toledo Youth Commission Board of Directors
, 1997 – 2000
University of Toledo Alumni Association Arts and Sciences Alumni Affiliate Committee
, 1994 – 1998
Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio
, 1993 – Present
Citizens League Of West Toledo, Inc. (aka CLOWT)
, 1979 – 2003
Treasurer, March 1979 – May 1979
President
, May 1979 – March 1991
Toledo Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., 1977 – Present
Member of Site Selection Committee
West Toledo Area Citizens Association
, 1975 – 2003
Housing Rehabilitation Committee
, January 1976 – June 1977
Neighborhood Preservation Committee
, January 1976 – June 1977
Vice Chairman
, January 1977 – June 1977
Chairman
, June 1977 – June 1978
Feed Your Neighbor Board of Governors
, 1991 – 1993
Discover Lucas County
, 1991 – 1993
Contact Committee
, 1991
Steering Committee
, 1992
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
, 1983 – 1992
Northwest Ohio Chapter Executive Board, 1983 – 1985

Northwest Ohio Chapter Volunteer Development Committee, 1983 – 1992

Ottawa Park/Jermain Park Advisory Board
, 1985 – 1991
Toledo Central Citizens Participation Forum, 1976 – 1991
Alternate Delegate
, November 1976 – June 1977; June 1983 – March 1991
Neighborhood Planners Screening Committee
, November 1976 – June 1977
Long Range Planning Committee
, November 1976 – June 1977
Delegate
, June 1977 – June 1978
Executive Committee
, June 1977 – June 1978
Treasurer
, June 1977 – June 1978
Toledo Area Governmental Research Association
, 1986 – 1990
Ohio Citizens Council Task Force on Welfare Reform
, 1987 – 1988
Issues of the 80’s Update Committee
, February 1986 – November 1987
Boy Scouts of America
, 1983 – 1987
Assistant Cub Master Pack 196
, 1985 – 1987
Lucas County Citizens Welfare Advisory Board
, 1977 – 1979
Chairman
, 1977 – 1979
Community Planning Council of Northwest Ohio, Inc.
, 1977 – 1979

LABOR ACTIVITIES
Local 544 AFSCME, AFL-CIO
, July 1969 – June 2002
Steward
, April 1971 – March 1973
Chief Steward
, April 1973 – March 1974
Executive Secretary-Treasurer
, April 1974 – March 1975
Executive Vice President
, April 1975 – December 1976
Political Action Chairman
, April 1975 – December 1976
Newsletter Assistant Editor
, April 1975 -December 1976
Northwest Ohio District Council 46 AFSCME, AFL-CIO
, April 1974 – December 1976
Delegate
, April 1974 – December 1976
Political Action Chairman
, October 1974 – December 1976
Ohio Council 8 AFSCME, AFL-CIO
, October 1974 – December 1976
State Administrative Committee
, October 1974 – December 1976
Annual Political Action Raffle Fundraising Chairman
, 1975 and 1976
Toledo Port Council, AFL-CIO
, April 1974 – December 1976
Delegate
, April 1974 – December 1976
Toledo Area AFL-CIO Council
, April 1974 – December 1976
Delegate
, April 1974 – December 1976
Ohio Labor Press Association
, April 1974 – December 1976
Local 1058 UAW
, October 1966 – February 1967
Local 954 Retail Clerks, AFL-CIO
, May 1965 – November 1965

POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
Lucas County Democratic Party
, November 1968 – March 1998
Executive Committee
, August 1976 – March 1998
Candidates Screening Committee
, May 1977 – May 1978
Delegate to Ohio Democratic Party Convention
, 1978
Alternate Delegate to Ohio Democratic Party Convention
, 1988 and 1990
West Toledo Democratic Club
, October 1973 – March 1998
Vice President
, February 1976 – July 1976
President
, August 1976 – January 1980; January 1982 – September 1984
Ten Mile Creek Democratic Club
, October 1975 – December 1978
Lucas County Young Democrats Club
, July 1971 – December 1978
CANDIDATE FOR:
State Board of Education, Ohio, District #2
, 2006
Toledo City Council District 6
, 1999
Washington Local Board of Education
, 1997
Lucas Board of Education
, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1993
Ohio State Senate District 1
, 1978


AWARDS
Certificate of Award – Toledo Chief of Police
, 1983
Outstanding Service to Public Education – Ohio School Boards Association
, 1986
Official Proclamation of Appreciation for Board of Education Service – Board of County Commissioners, Lucas County, Ohio
, 1986
Official Proclamation of Appreciation for Board of Education Service – Office of the Mayor, City of Toledo, Ohio
, 1986
Outstanding Leadership Award – Ohio County Superintendents Association
, 1989
Service Appreciation Plaque – Lucas County Board of Education
, 1991
Outstanding Service Award – The American Society for Public Administration
, 1992
Meritorious Certificate – Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio Sojourners Lodge No. 653
, 1995
Dedicated Service Plaque – Lucas County Educational Service Center
, 1997

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CONCERNED, DEDICATED and COMMITTED to PUBLIC SERVICE