Dick Oliver is a Senior Instructor for LifeAnswers, and
works in partnerships with other companies and institutions
in the development of supervisory, mid-level, and senior level
leadership programs. As a graduate of California-Berkeley with
a Masters in Public Administration, Mr. Oliver has been extensively
involved with the design and operation of various training programs.
He was a training officer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), and is presently developing a training
program on the SES Executive Competencies. He is an associate
at the National Leadership Institute.
Mr. Oliver has developed numerous programs to aid government
managers and supervisors. For example, "Managing Conduct and
Performance," focuses on developing positive counseling skills
to improve behavior, but also addresses the array of administrative
mechanisms that are available should counseling not be effective.
In the last five years he has conducted over 100 training programs
in his combined areas of expertise. The US Census Bureau, the
Department of Interior and the Social Security Administration
are three of his many high profile Federal clients.