Roderick French

Board of Trustees

Biography

Selected by the Navy based on leadership and technical expertise for the Presidential Management Internship Program 

Experienced visionary in successful learning, with strong expertise in Virtual World CD for the Navy. I collaborated with senior leadership from top universities (Harvard and Berkeley), private industry, governmental agencies, and Navy and Marines personnel. 

Spearheaded transformation to allow enlisted personnel to attend Navy Postgraduate School, enhancing learning opportunities and increasing retention. 

Lead visionary change in learning opportunities and delivery methods for organizations, enhancing skills and leading to employee retention and growth.

Highly qualified educator with over twelve years of teaching experience.

Office of Naval Research October • 2011 – Present
Workforce Management Team Lead, Arlington, VA

Office of Director, Civilian Personnel Programs, Office of Naval Research • July 2005 – Present
Total Force Manpower Program Officer, Arlington, VA

Adjunct Professor • Jan 2016-Present
George Mason University, Fairfax Virginia

Adjunct Professor • July 2001 – Present
Averett University The Greater Washington Region, Danville, VA

Office of Director, Civilian Personnel Programs, Office of Naval Research • July 2005 – April 2006
Deputy Director of Human Resources, Arlington, VA

Department of the Navy • May 2001 – April 2003
Program Analyst (Presidential Management Fellow), Crystal City, VA

Integrated Management Services, LLCJuly 1999 – April 2000
Program Lead Analyst, Washington, DC