Director, Cornell McGhee, Ed.D, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Retired
The Director of JROTC Programs supervises the military aspects of 20 Army, 4 Navy, 1 Air Force JROTC Programs and 5 Middle School Leadership & Citizenship Development Development Corps Programs. The Director serves as the single point of contact for all program related matters and ensures instructors and programs are in compliance with military and civilian regulations, policies, procedures, and traditions. The district's 60 retired military officers and non-commissioned officers instruct approximately 4,500 cadets, coach JROTC athletic and academic teams, mentor college bound cadets, raise funds, and support over 1,500 school and community activities annually.
Deputy Director, Berlin Marshall, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Retired
The Deputy Director updates and distributes curriculum, reference, and training material received from higher headquarters. He also reviews and corrects weekly training schedules; assures adherence to the program curriculum by conducting visits and documenting discrepancies; assists in planning, coordinating, and conducting, instructors' in-service, drill meets, rifle matches, Corps Banquet, Final Review and the Annual Cadet Summer Camp.
Senior Enlisted Advisor, Elvin Baines, First Sergeant, US Army Retired
The Senior Enlisted Advisor works with internal and external agencies to conduct the various JROTC events and activities such as Drill Competitions, Marksmanship Matches, Field Trips, Training Schedules (Program Lesson Plans), New Instructor Training & Certification, publications. As the Department Master Instructor, 1SG Baines coaches new instructors on classroom management, education technology, and JROTC Operations.
Military Property Specialist, Archie Chapman, Sr., Captain, US Army Retired
The Military Property Specialist complies with the requirements for resource management and reporting on government property, document control, purchase orders, budget & finance matters (including OMA, RPA and budget & finance). The custodian conducts required checks according to applicable checklists, prepares the annual reports for the supply areas, and obtain a copy of each JROTC Unit’s completed annual report. The property custodian maintains the Internal Management Control Plan, and appropriate files, and advises the Director on policy, problems, corrective actions and other matters involving internal management control.
Senior Secretary, Mrs. Brenda Alexander-Prince
The Senior Secretary is responsible for assisting in the management of the JROTC Activity Funds, PeopleSoft data entry, and special events coordination for various JROTC events and activities. The Senior Secretary maintains personnel records and certification paperwork for the districts' JROTC instructors and staff.
Warehouse Specialist, Mr. Ramiro Sepulveda
The Warehouse Specialist mains accountability for the district's JROTC US Government and HISD equipment and supplies. The warehouse Specialist issues supplies to instructors and schedules dry cleaning and laundry pickup for over 5,000 uniforms.