Tyra Brown Harris, Ph.D.

SENIOR CONSULTANT​
PHONE
202-468-TYRA (8972)

 

EMAIL
tyrabrownharris@gmail.com 

 

WEBSITE
www.tyrabrownharris.com
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Hello! I'm Tyra

I am a lover of planners, lists, online reviews and all things chocolate. My happy place is with children, pets and entertaining the idea of gardening. I enjoy spa retreats, traveling, kickboxing, watching documentaries and sunrises.

EXPERTISE
 

Conflict Management Strategies

Individual & Group Conflict Coaching

Mediation

Organizational Process Improvement

Policy Analysis & Qualitative Research

Facilitation

PROFILE
 

Dedicated, resourceful and highly-adaptable administrative professional with 15 years of

exceptional federal government service and advanced academic training in conflict

analysis and management. Trusted confidential aide to high-ranking senior officials,

recognized for the unique ability to anticipate needs with responsiveness, navigate

complex relationships with acumen and address matters with discretion and diplomacy. A

natural communicator skilled at cultivating relationships with diverse groups and directing

collaborative efforts toward shared goals. Deep strategic and operational knowledge of

executive management demonstrated through consistent achievement of maximized

organizational effectiveness and productivity.

EXPERIENCE
 
2015-PRESENT

Project Manager

NOAA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 

Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of a multiyear project to develop an integrated, sustainable weather warning dissemination system. 

2009-2015

Executive Officer

NOAA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 

Provided executive-level administrative support to the Director and oversaw the day-to-day administrative functions of the office. Also served as the International Activities focal point.

2009-2010

Senior Policy Advisor

NOAA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 

Served as senior policy advisor to (2) politically appointed Under Secretaries of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere.  Liaised between U.S. interagency political representatives and their international counterparts to ensure effective communication and to maintain strong relationships between stakeholders. Maintained strict adherence to confidentiality of relationships, records and all written and verbal correspondence.  Acted on behalf of principal to manage a variety of personal and administrative tasks to completion, helping to reduce stress and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

EDUCATION
 
2010-2016

Doctor of Philosophy

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Conflict Analysis and Resolution

2000-2001

Master of Arts

REGENT UNIVERSITY

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Human Services and Counseling

1996-2000

Bachelor of Science

HOWARD UNIVERSITY

Washington, District of Columbia

Psychology

SKILLS
 

Microsoft Office - Advanced

macOS - Advanced

Professional Correspondence

Diversity & Inclusion Training

Conflict Resolution Training

Systems Approach to Problem Solving

 
CONTACT ME

Tyra Brown Harris, Ph.D. 

SENIOR CONSULTANT​

Phone:  202-468-TYRA (8972)
Email:   tyrabrownharris@gmail.com

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