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Clare Bruff

Senior Manager, ASME

I am the Senior Manager, Leadership Development and Diversity at ASME, where I work with the VOLT Academy, the ECLIPSE Intern program, and the Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Committee.


Senior Manager, Executive Operations  
ASME, September 2013 to Present, New York, New York United States

Responsibilities include: • Budgeting and financial oversight of Executive Operations area • Managing staff support of the Board of Governors • Identifying training and development needs of Society volunteers; creating and delivering training to meet those needs • Providing staff leadership for diversity and inclusion strategy within the organization and the engineering profession • Oversight for the ECLIPSE early career leadership intern program

New York Association for Volunteer Administration, December 2009 to December 2016, New York, New York United States

I provide primary leadership and management for the overall organization and its activities. Previously, I served as Treasurer, First Vice President, and Newsletter Editor.

Director, Field Support; Manager, Field Support  
American Lung Association, March 2007 to May 2013, New York, New York United States

Responsibilities Included: • Oversight of association performance, accountability, and alignment with strategic goals • Collaborating with senior staff to ensure a coordinated approach to annual planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nationwide Performance Based Management System (PBMS) • Providing training, support, and service to PBMS Coordinators • Coordinating year-end reporting and data collection from Chartered Associations • Managing contracts between the National Headquarters and Chartered Associations and ensuring timely compliance with all contractual requirements • Providing staff support for the national Field Operations, Strategic Planning, and Diversity Committees • Developing learning opportunities around diversity and cultural competence for nationwide staff and volunteers

Associate, Field Operations and Marketing & Communications  
American Lung Association, November 2004 to March 2007

Responsibilities included: • Organizing, promoting, and presenting in volunteer management learning opportunities for nationwide staff and volunteers • Coordinating the nationwide volunteer awards and recognition program • Managing the National Headquarters volunteer and intern program • Writing features for the “Volunteer of the Week” section of the public website • Summarizing lung health related news stories for the “Breaking News” section of the public website • Writing minutes for quarterly National Board meetings and meeting summaries for three Nationwide Assembly meetings per year • Providing staff support at National Board and Nationwide Assembly meetings • Providing lead staff support for the national Cultural Diversity Committee

Administrative Assistant  
Harvard Medical School, August 2001 to August 2003

Harvard Medical School, Division on Addictions Responsibilities Included: • Organizing two annual conferences and quarterly roundtable CME courses hosted by the Division and taught by a corps of volunteer presenters • Coordinating the year-long training program on addiction offered by the Division • Researching grants and other funding opportunities • Developing and maintaining a contact database • Updating the Harvard community and the public on Division activities • Acting as the primary contact person at the Division for medical professionals and the public


Baruch College  
Master of Public Administration (MPA), Public Administration, Aug, 2011 to Jul, 2013

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick  
Bachelor of Arts, Africana Studies, English, Aug, 2003 to Aug, 2004