Dr. Pamela A. Wilson
Part-time Faculty - College of Education
Dr. Pamela A. Wilson has served as part-time faculty with Trident University International since 2009. She has helped students from their entry into the master’s program to completion of their doctoral degrees. She retired in April 2017 from the United States Army after serving with distinction for 32 years. Some of her expertise are course development, training, team building, leadership development, mentoring and personnel evaluations. She served as Instructor at all levels of the Army. She directed the Spouse Leadership Development Course graduating over 300 senior-level spouses. Dr. Wilson was the 1st Director of the Personnel Proponency Directorate for Training and Doctrine Command. Her efforts led to the development of the interactive Personnel Development Model (PDM – a tab on the Army Career Tracker) monitoring a Soldier career. She was the 1st Chaplain Sergeant Major for Installation Management Command (IMCOM) responsible for training and developing leaders on 77 Army Installations around the world. She started the first recognition program for Chaplain Assistants in Europe. In IMCOM, she developed recognition programs featured in newspapers, social media and in 33 monthly newsletters she created and edited featuring Chaplain Assistants, past and present. Her interests in research are behavior driven ideologies. She is concerned with self-efficacy, self-esteem, motivational behaviors that drive learning. She holds a PhD in Educational Leadership (Trident University International); a Master in Public Administration (Troy State University); Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Chicago State University, and Associates of Arts in Physical Education, Kennedy-King Jr. College.
Trident Teaching Excellence Award
- Master of Arts in Education
- Master of Science in Information Technology Management
- Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
- Ph.D. in Educational Leadership
- Leadership and the Spouse: A Guide to Mentoring
- The relationship between self-efficacy, self-esteem and locus of control with performance of seior noncommissioned officers (NCOs) in the Army: The Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report commonly referred to, as the NCOER
- The Fifty-Six Mike NCOIC Guide: It is necessary to prepare our NCOIC for duty at multiple locations.
- The Objective Force Chaplain Assistant: To achieve our greatest potential, we must intentionally plan for the future now.
- Status: Retired
- Rank: Sergeant Major
- Accolades: MILITARY EXPERIENCE: Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Chaplain Sergeant Major IMCOM Headquarters, San Antonio, TX 6-2013 - Present*United States Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM); Serves as Chaplain Sergeant Major responsible for supporting all Army installations across the world in regards to religious support and support the war fighting units. *Primary duties include: Training, teaching, coaching, mentoring, developing, and supporting over 1000 Chaplains, Chaplain Assistants and Department of Defense civilians who provide support to 77 Army installations worldwide. *Writes doctrine, participates in conferences, develops lesson plans, designs and conducts recognition boards and programs, supervises Chaplain Tithes and Offering Funds exceeding millions of dollars, monitors strong bonds programs building strong and resilient couples and families. Any other duties as assigned or directed. Director, Spouse Leadership Development Course (SLDC) US Army Sergeants Major Academy, El Paso, TX 10/2011 ��� 6/2013* Course Manager, Developer and Instructor for the SLDC*Provide successful delivery of course content in compliance with curricular accrediting agency requirements. Supervise, monitor, train, develop, succession planning and evaluate students; resolve inquiries, issues, and problems, collaborate with appropriate departments and personnel in coordination with Academic personnel, facilitate student rewards and recognition. Directly responsible for a student receiving the Lifetime Presidential Volunteer Award. Maintain policies and procedures to comply with all regulatory requirements, monitor mechanisms for quality student experience in each course using surveys. Maintain policies and procedures to comply with all regulatory requirements, monitor mechanisms for quality student experience in each course using surveys. Instructs, counsels, and mentors over 300 spouses in leadership support courses.* Develops, writes, and reviews lesson materials with special emphasis on Program of Instruction (POTs), Course Management Pans, Course Administrative Data (CAD), and Individual Student Training Plans. * Conducts assessment and supervises the writing teams for lesson development* Responsible for over $150,000 worth of equipment. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assignedFaculty AdvisorUS Army Sergeants Major Academy, El Paso, TX 8/2010 ��� 9/2011* Staff Group Advisor for the Distant Learning Course, resident phase* Instructs, counsels, and mentors over 600 students in military leadership and college level courses. Conducts and documents regular team meetings.* Develops, writes, and reviews lesson materials* Conducts assessments, evaluates and supervises Soldiers and recommends them to continue at the highest rank.* Responsible for over $300,000 worth of equipment. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.European Chief, Chaplain Assistant Sergeant MajorUS Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany 8/2007-7/2010* Conducts training; teaches mentors and develops 170 Soldiers in Europe. * Senior advisor to the US Army Europe Chaplain, the Commanding General, the Command Sergeant Major, 170 Chaplains and all the Command Sergeants Major throughout Europe. * Developed and implemented a recognition program for Chaplain Assistants and Soldiers in Europe- Chose the first Chaplain Assistant Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the year. Committed to student retention; strong problem solving skills. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate via email, texting, phone, and additional virtual modalities. Established a video recognizing the 100th anniversary of Army Chaplain Assistants. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Multinational Force Iraq Senior Chaplain Sergeant MajorBaghdad, Iraq 4/2006-4/2007* Coordinates religious support throughout the theater of Iraq. * Responsible for training, teaching, coaching, developing, and ensuring the welfare of over 500 religious support providers including Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen in the Active, Guard and Reserves of the Armed Services serving in Iraq. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Training and Doctrine Command; Personnel Proponency Sergeant MajorFt. Monroe, VA 10/2004-7/2007 * Hand picked to serve as the first Personnel Proponent Sergeant Major for the Army * Coordinated, collaborated, and cooperated with over 33 proponents (encompassing over 100,000 Soldiers) to ensure career management of all Soldiers in the Army. * Supervised the structure, acquisition, training, development, deployment, sustainment, professional development and separation of all Soldiers Army-Wide. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.MILITARY CERTIFICATION/TRAINING COURSES: Systems Approach to Training Basic Course (2012), Army Community Service Resilience Training (2012), Faculty Development Program IV (2011), Faculty Development Program III (2010), Faculty Development Program II (2010), Faculty Development Program I (2010), Army Basic Instructor Course (2010), Small Group Instructor Training Course (2010), Force Management Course (2002), Middle Managers Course (1994), Organization and Documentation Course (1993), Funds Manager Course (1992), and Instructor Trainers Course (1991). AWARDS: Bronze Star Medal; Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4-OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2-OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2-OLC), Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (No. 4), Army Service Ribbon (8th Award) , Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1) coveted Military History Award. Member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club. Founder and past matron of AREME of Babylon Chapter, #179, Order of the Eastern Star (Baghdad, Iraq) past matron of Stars of Eternal Light, #42 (Stuttgart, Germany).MILITARY EDUCATION: Sergeant Major Course: (2001-2002); Commandant��s list; Exceeded Course Standards (limited to 10% of 552 students); Unites States Army Sergeants Major Academy, El Paso, Texas, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; (1994) Commandant��s List, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (1989); Primary Leadership Development Course (1988); Advanced Individual Training; Commandant��s List; Honor Graduate; (1985)
Her leadership positions include the President of the Junior Enlisted Council, squad leader and platoon sergeant. Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4-OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (2-OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2-OLC), the Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (No. 4), the Army Service Ribbon (8th Award) , the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), the NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1) and the coveted Military History Award.