Pam Butler

Standby Active Reserve – DEIA Consultant
Department of Defense

CURRENT POSITION:  Ms. Pamela A. Butler serves as a Standby Active Reserve as a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Consultant.

PRIOR POSITIONS:  Ms. Butler enjoyed a long federal career as a Corporate Leader and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Subject Matter Expert (SME). She wrote and implemented policy, training and guidance on EEO/DEIA topics. She collaborated routinely with the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Intelligence Community (IC) and other federal Departments and Agencies to establish programs and activities that furthered DEIA efforts throughout the federal government. She spearheaded efforts for the National Workforce Recruitment Program and the Wounded Warrior Internship and Targeted Disability Programs. Ms. Butler assisted in the establishment, execution and oversight of the Employee Resource Group (ERG) and special events efforts. She trained and advised Senior Leaders and other federal personnel on DEIA-related topics and served as a mediator for EEO-related concerns. Ms. Butler assisted Senior Leaders in identifying innovative strategic initiatives and executing efforts to align corporate goals with DEIA. She led difficult conversations to help the workforce cope with ever changing social concerns while keeping a pulse on national happenings.

PUBLISHED WORKS:  Federal Disability Management Course – DOL, DOD, IC collaboration – Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI); Disability Compliance for Higher Education – Sept 2015 article “The federal government/higher education: Working together to provide employment support for individuals with ASD” – Meeks, Rigler and Butler 215 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. A Wiley Company; Resource Guide for Employee Resource Groups; and Resource Guide for Managers and Supervisors on Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace.

AWARDS: Ms. Butler is the recipient of the Equality Award and has numerous awards in recognition for her EEO, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity work. Ms. Butler received the Director’s Quarterly Achievement Award and is listed in the International Who’s Who of Professional Management.

EDUCATION: Although a lifelong learner, Ms. Butler holds a degree in Business Administration, is a graduate of the Federal Executive Training, a graduate of DEOMI and is a Certified Mediator by the Supreme Court of Georgia’s Commission on Dispute Resolution. She holds additional certifications as a Facilitator, an Accredited Community Rehabilitation Employment Services Specialist, a National Disability Management Specialist and Adjunct Faculty member.

PERSONAL: Originally from Maryland, Ms. Butler now resides in Georgia with her husband and son.


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