CURRICULUM VITAE
of
KATHLEEN VESTAL LOGAN
129 Chanteclaire Circle
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561
Phone: (850) 934-8056       Fax: (850) 916-1012
email:kvllifeskills@aol.com


EDUCATION
United States International University – 1981
Awarded: Master of Arts Degree
Major: Marriage and Family Therapy

Naval Postgraduate School – 1971
Awarded: Master of Science Degree
Major: Management

University of Michigan – 1964
Awarded: Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major: Elementary Education


Professional Training and Certification

Continual professional training and certification in such areas as: “Breaking into Print” with Long Ridge Writers Group, a professional program of instruction in writing; High Performance Management Training for the Positive Use of Stress; Childhood in America; Military Families; Theories and Instructional Strategies of Adult Learning; Citizen Leadership; Leadership Pensacola


PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND BOOKS

“There’s Pleasure in Planned Giving.” Coming of Age: Lifestyle Magazine for Seniors (Summer 2017): 10-11.

Women’s Wisdom: Pass It On! Deadwood, Oregon: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc., 2015.

“What’s Good about Growing Older?” Coming of Age: Lifestyle Magazine for Seniors (Summer 2014): 22-26.

Second Blooming for Women: Growing a Life that Matters after Fifty. Deadwood, Oregon: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc., 2010, with co-author E.L. (Betsy) Smith, Ph.D.

“Second Blooming for Women: Cultivating a Life That Matters after Fifty” with co-author E. L. (Betsy) Smith, Ph.D. Coming of Age: Lifestyle Magazine for Seniors (Summer 2008): 25-28.

“Second Blooming for Women: A Woman’s Guide to an Abundant Life after Fifty” with co-author E. L. (Betsy) Smith, Ph.D. On the Coast Magazine (November/December 2007): 28-29.

“Leading through Crisis.” Toastmaster Magazine (August 2005): 6-7 and 23.

“Taking Charge, Without Wearing the Rank.” Naval Institute Proceedings, (February 1991).

“The Emotional Cycle of Deployment.” Naval Institute Proceedings (February 1987): 43-47. Reprinted in Navy Family Ombudsman Manual (September 1988) for distribution throughout the Navy. Also reprinted in British Royal Navy’s Navy Life, Whitehall, London, England (November 1991), then reformatted as a booklet “Coping with Separation” (2000). Article continues to be used throughout the military services, has been translated into several foreign languages, and is used by the U.S. State Department to prepare staff for overseas positions.

“Homecoming Means Adjusting.” Published under contract to Navy Family Services Center, Norfolk, VA (November 1981).


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kathleen Logan’s Life Skills
January 1997 – Present
Title: AUTHOR AND SPEAKER

Wrote Women’s Wisdom: Pass It On! which was published in 2015.Write a monthly column for The Transition Network’s national online newsletter. Wrote Second Blooming for Women: Growing a Life That Matters after Fifty with co-author E.L. (Betsy) Smith, PhD, published in 2010. Conduct workshops and seminars on a variety of topics for various women’s groups.

Consult with, and conduct seminars for, local businesses and organizations on various topics, including: Team Building, Communicating Effectively, Stress Management, Conflict Management, Coping with Change, Positive Attitude, Time Management, Supervisor Skills, Leadership, Layoffs, and Ethics.

United Way of Escambia County, Pensacola, FL
October 2005 – May 2006
Title: HURRICANE RECOVERY GRANTS MANAGER

Create, implement, and evaluate hurricane recovery programs for families, both local and evacuees, affected by damaging and deadly 2004 and 2005 hurricanes.

Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, FL
June 1990 – December 1996
Title: COORDINATOR, EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Managed more than eighty contracts with local businesses and industries for EAP services. Compiled monthly newsletter; conducted training and education for all contract companies. Provided seminars to community organizations as requested on wide variety of mental health topics. Conducted stress management seminars for downsized employees of several large organizations.

Navy Commands and Fleet and Family Services Centers
March 1981 – present
Title: CONSULTANT

Develop agenda, prepare specific presentations, and act as moderator for seminars on navy family issues for Commanding/Executive Officers’ Spouses and Ombudsmen in Norfolk, VA; Yokosuka, Japan; Pensacola and Jacksonville, FL; Corpus Christi, TX; Whidbey Island and Bremerton, WA; San Diego, CA; and New London, CT. Keynote speaker at Navy Region Northwest Deployment Conferences (2005) and Military Spouse Recognition Luncheon, Pensacola, FL (2010).

St. Leo College, Norfolk, VA
August 1986 – March 1988
Title: COLLEGE INSTRUCTOR

Taught courses in Principles and Practices of Counseling; Introduction to Psychology; Marriage and Family; and Social Psychology.

Family Advocacy, Yokosuka, Japan
July 1983 – July 1984
Title: COUNSELOR

Counseled groups, couples, and individuals dealing with issues of child abuse and neglect, spouse abuse, rape and incest.

U.S. Navy Officer
October 1967 – January 1974
INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER

Fremont, CA, and Ann Arbor, MI, Public Schools
September 1964 – June 1967
Title: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER


PROFESSIONAL, COMMUNITY, AND CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Member, Pensacola Women’s Alliance, a women’s business networking group,
2013 – present; (Secretary, 2012, 2013)
Co-founder of Write On! Pensacola writing group (2001 – present)
Co-chair, Poverty Information Group, and board member, Poverty Solutions Team of
Unite Escambia. Goal is to cut poverty rate of Escambia County, FL, in half by 2020 (2008 – 2012).
Member, Council on Aging of Northwest Florida board of directors (2008 –
present).
Chair, Resources Coordinating Committee, matching local families’ hurricane-related needs with community resources (January 2005 – April 2006); continued involvement in Long Term Recovery Committee for post-disaster community efforts. Volunteer position.
Mentor, new Gulf Breeze Toastmasters Club (2007).
Member, Impact 100, a philanthropic women’s group awarding several $100,000-plus grants yearly to deserving non-profits in Pensacola area (2004 – present).
Appointed by Mayor of Pensacola to Human Relations Commission Review Panel (summer 2004).
Member, Gulf Breeze Police Chief’s Task Force on Traffic Issues (spring 2004).
Member, Toastmasters of Cordova, 2001 – present (President, 2003 – 2005; Secretary, 2006 – 2007, 2010 – 2011 and 2013-2015).
Member, Leadership Pensacola (LEAP) Class of 2000 and West Florida Leadership Academy Class of 2002; LEAP Advisory Board 2002; LEAP Leadership and Ethics curriculum day chairman, 2003.
Member, American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), 2000 – 2005
(Secretary, 2001).
Co-chair United Way Funds Distribution panel, 2000-2001; panel member, 1999.
Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors, 1998 – 2003 (Chair, Program Committee, 2000 – 2003); Co-chair, Regional Conferences, 2000 and 2001; Chair, State Allocations Panel, 2003; Speaker, BBBS Florida State Association meetings, August 2004 and March 2005; Co-chair BBBSFLSA Program Committee, 2003 -2004; initiated yearly Women’s Leadership Luncheon 2003 (keynote speaker 2003 and 2005).
Elder, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1997 – 2000 and 2003 – 2006. Chair of Service Committee 1998 – 2000, and Outreach Committee 2004 – 2006,

Member, Mental Health Association’s Advocacy Coalition, 1996.
One of four Pensacolians featured in CNN special on “Issues Dividing America” that aired September and December 1996; focus was on non-violent community solutions.
Chair, Pensacola Citizens for Creative Community Solutions, 1995 – 2002; worked to improve race relations and conflict resolution skills in community.
Member, Mayor’s Task Force on Community Core Values 1994 – 1995.
Member, Girl Scout Board of Directors, 1994 – 1999 (Secretary, 1998 – 1999).
Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 1990 – 1997 (Secretary, 1992).