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Professor Vita: Mark Siegrist

Mark Siegrist, Professor, Course 307


Rev. Mark Siegrist, Director of Education
Denver Rescue Mission, Denver, CO

Education

  • Master of Arts in Management with Non-Profit Ministry Management emphasis, Regent University School of Business, Virginia Beach, VA., 2001.
  • Master of Divinity with Pastoral Ministries emphasis, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO, 1986.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Evangel University, Springfield, MO., 1983.

Experience

I have facilitated teaching and training to groups from 2 to 600 on various instructional themes:

  • Team Building and Development
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Management and Supervisory Skills
  • Inspirational and Faith-Based Life
  • Balance · Anger Management and Conflict Resolution
  • Strategic Planning
  • Applied People Skill
  • 12-Step Addictions Recovery
  • Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits
  • Dealing with Negative Attitudes

My values-based leadership strengths and experiences are in the following areas:

  • Facilitating corporate training
  • Public speaking presentations
  • Staff relations and development
  • Focused organizational planning
  • Facilitating change in corporate culture
  • Facilitating teaming effort
  • Job description development
  • Performance review strategy
  • Management of people skills
  • Employee policy manual development

Employment History

DENVER RESCUE MISSION Denver, CO 

Spring, 1999 to Present

  • Currently serves as Director of Education for three adult Literacy and Education Centers.
  • Guides the administrative management for the department process, projects and people.
  • Ensures academic proficiency include math, reading and G.E.D. preparation.
  • Instills adult addictions recovery residents with the self-motivation to learn from their past.
  • Develops and implements seminar-style classes on life management and workplace soft skills.
  • Develops and implements management training on workplace soft skills for department staff.

Spring, 1990 to Winter, 1998

CITY MISSION/NEW LIFE CENTER Erie, PA

  • Served as Director of Operations with responsibility for six department heads of staff.
  • Managed the department processes, projects and people.
  • Developed and implemented a corporate management training program organization-wide.
  • Facilitated the process of long-range organizational focus for growth.
  • Drafted an organizational mission/vision statement, core values and an annual direction statement.
  • Represented the non-profit’s organizational efforts community-wide through public speaking.

Fall, 1986 to Spring, 1990

UNION MISSION MINISTRIES Charleston, WV,

  • Served as Chaplain/Counselor for groups of 25 adult addictions recovery residents.
  • Developed and implemented a faith-based Life Recovery Program curriculum.

Credentials

  • Association of Gospel Rescue Missions, (AGRM) Kansas City, MO., Member.
  • Education and Employment Track, AGRM, Chair and Member.
  • License to Preach, Rocky Mountain District of the Assemblies of God.

Personal

Married - 2 children - Excellent health - Enjoy traveling, the arts and the outdoors.