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Matthew USA

Matthew S. Whisman, CNP

3423 Warner Ave – Louisville, KY 40207

(502) 640-6803 – whismanm111@yahoo.com

Education:

  • Grade School- Our Lady of Lourdes K-8th – 2000-2008
  • High School – St. Xavier High School – 2008-2012
  • University of Kentucky – 2012- Fall 2016
  • Majored in History with minors in International Studies and Geography with Certificates in Peace Studies and International Understanding.
  • Certified Non-profit Professional through Non-profit Leadership Alliance

Academic Awards:

Dean’s List in 2015 and 2016

Phi Alpha Theta – History Honor Society

Omicron Delta Kappa – National Leadership Honor Society

Blue Key Honor Society – Service and Leadership

National Engaged Leader – National Society of Leadership and Success

Order of Merit for Service – Phi Sigma Theta

Sigma Alpha Lambda – Service Honor Society

International Distinguished Scholar

Pi Gamma Mu – Social Science Honor Society

Rowland Fellowship – University of Kentucky Internship

Order of the Sword and Shield

Work Experience:

  • Kentucky Notary Public State-At-Large – 2016-Present
  • Career Center Student Ambassador – 2016-2017
  • Help student apply for graduate school and jobs but helping with Resume and Cover letters
  • Director of Young at Heart a program of the Center for Community Outreach at UK 2015-2016
  • Was responsible for coordinating volunteers from the University of Kentucky to help out in programs across Lexington that catered to the elderly population.
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Community Outreach
  • Volunteered and Assisted with the Nursing Home Ombudsman Friendly Visitor Program Volunteer were students spend an hour a week with a resident in a local nursing home.
  • Hand in Hand Ministries – Auxier, KY – Summers of 2012 and 2014
  • Worked as a site leader by coordinating volunteers to help rebuild houses and repair damage from flood and tornados in Floyd, Johnson, Pike, and Magoffin Counties.
  • Helped run Food Pantry that provided food for the residents of Floyd County

Teaching Experience:

  • UK 101 & 201 – University of Kentucky – Fall 2015 to Fall 2016
  • Taught three semesters of classes to Freshman and Transfer students to help prepare them for life at UK.
  • Prepared lessons plans, graded papers, and taught a diverse group of young men and women twice a week.
  • Junior Achievement Teacher – Winburn Middle School- 2015
  • Taught Economics to 5th and 6th graders by using Junior Achievements lessons plans.
  • Early Religious Education Teacher – Sixth Grade- 2011-2013
  • Taught religion classes to public school students on Wednesday nights. Used materials provided by the school to teach lessons.

Volunteer Experience:

  • Committee Member for the Our Lady of Lourdes Outreach Committee. Help with functions for other service and outreach organizations.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Outreach Ambassador to Knights of Columbus
  • Chair of the Mother/Infant Care Program
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Collection
  • Lourdes Community Yard Sale
  • Joseph of Arimathea Society: Co-run the non-profit part of the Indigent Burial Program in Louisville. We provide gravestones, pals, interment gowns for babies, and other services to help the program which provides an honorable burial to all those that cannot afford a proper burial. Was responsible for bringing to Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • Charter Member and Officer in the Knights of Columbus
  • Secretary, Warden, and Lecturer
  • 4th Degree Sir Knight at Monsignor Bouchet Assembly 308
  • Helped found Council 15931 at Our Lady of Lourdes in 2014. Since its inception the council has helped provide numerous hours of service for the parish and community
  • American Red Cross Blood Platelet Room and Disaster Relief
  • Served in the Blood Platelet room the summer of 2013 and have helped worked emergency shelters in the Louisville Area.
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Lexington Flotilla
  • Civil Air Patrol/U.S. Air Force Auxiliary – Squadron 123
  • 2nd Lieutenant
  • Character Development Officer
  • Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary – Life Member
  • Indiana Guard Reserve – Private First Class, 4th Battalion, 3rd Brigade
  • State Guard Reserve Association – Member
  • The Indian Guard Reserve Association – Life Member
  • Founding Father Sigma Pi Fraternity and Vice President
  • Inter-Fraternal Council of UK – Judiciary Board (Associate Member)
  • Member of Alpha Phi Omega which is a National Service Fraternity at the University of Kentucky.
  • VP of Leadership
  • Service Committee
  • Violence Intervention and Prevention Center Liaison
  • Relay for Life Chair
  • Night Market Liaison
  • Advisor at the University of Louisville
  • Alumni Secretary – Section 67
  • Goodwill Ambassador–at-Large for the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara
  • Plenipotentiary of North American Region
  • Special Advisor of the Association of the Representatives of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara (ARKBK)
  • University of Kentucky – Student Government Campus Safety Coordinator
  • President of Blue Key Honor Society
  • Floyd County Homeless Shelter Board of Directors/Research and Development Chair
  • Matthew’s Area Ministries Board of Directors
  • Student Sustainability Council Member-At-Large UK
  • 2014, 2015, 2016 K Crew Leader at the University of Kentucky
  • 2015 & 2016 Fusion Site Leader – Leader for Kentucky’s largest day of service
  • Homecoming Coalition Liaison – UK
  • Beta Upsilon Chi – Founding Father of Alpha Mu Chapter
  • Omicron Delta Kappa – Secretary of Nu Circle & National Recruitment Committee
  • Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition (KSEC) – Steering Committee Member
  • Friends of St. Joseph Orphanage – Life Member
  • Member of Louisville East Lions Club
  • Future Farmers of America – Life Alumni Member
  • Member and Volunteer of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (Catholic)
  • Member of the Order of Alhambra (Catholic)
  • The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Life Member
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Church St. Andrew’s Society – Life Member

Professional Organizations

  • Non-profit Leadership Alliance
  • International Academy of Social Sciences
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Naval Order of the US (Hereditary Society)
  • Texas Navy Association – Lieutenant
  • Royal Society of Armigers of Spain
  • Noble Company of Bernardo Galvez
  • Society of Diplomacy and Political Science – Associate Fellow
  • The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • The Society of King Charles the Martyr
  • The Stewart Society
  • The International Order of St. Vincent – Life Member
  • Noble Society of Celts – Life Member
  • 101st Airborne Division Foundation – Life Member

Achievements

  • Father Oz Leap of Faith Award: The first receipt of this award for Outreach and Stewardship
  • Commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by Governor Steve Beshear
  • Shining Armor Award from The Knights of Columbus
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Award
  • Leadership Award from Alpha Phi Omega
  • Excellence in Theology – St. Xavier
  • Outstanding Service to the Community from St. Xavier
  • Blue Sash Award from Alpha Phi Omega
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold, Silver, and Bronze
  • Paul Harris Fellowship – Rotary Club
  • Points of Light – Daily Points of Light
  • The Congressional Award Medal – Bronze and Silver
  • Community Service Award – Civil Air Patrol
  • Red Service Ribbon – Civil Air Patrol
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
  • The Cross of Honor Gold of the Civic and Humane Voluntary Services
  • The Grand Cross of Honor of the Civic and Humane Voluntary Services – Services Benevoles Civiques et Humanitaires
  • Croix d’Honneur du Policier Européen – AECOPSD
  • Silver Star of People’s Friendship – Deutsch-Ukrainischen Zentrum e.V

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