Jennifer Grigsby - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Management, Operations & Administration Division
Ms. Jennifer Grigsby is part of the Management, Operations, and Administration (MOA) division at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). Ms. Grigsby is responsible for the implementation and support of several online collaboration and resource systems used across ISG.
Before joining the ISG, Ms. Grigsby spent nearly ten years in the role of Instructional Design Specialist for the Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR). In that role, she was assigned to the Leader Development and Education for Sustained Peace (LDESP) program, where she supported the design and development of distant learning modules relating to regional geopolitical and cultural education delivered to military and civilian leaders before deployment. Her contribution to these programs also included open source research, analysis, and product development in the form of geopolitical updates and regional awareness compilations delivered through controlled distribution. Ms. Grigsby also implemented reach-back capabilities for participants in all phases of the program, while also managing the coordination of a sponsored graduate course offered through the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).
Prior to joining the CCMR team, Ms. Grigsby served almost fifteen years as an emergency service practitioner, supervisor, and agency director. After leaving the emergency service sector, she began working for Eastern Kentucky University as the lead research analyst for the Public Safety and Security Institute for Technology (PSITEC). The PSITEC program was a Homeland Security initiative aimed at providing research, analysis, and quality control of information relating to all aspects of the emergency response disciplines. Jennifer also worked for the Teleologic Learning Company, a privately-owned company specializing in online learning.
Ms. Grigsby holds degrees in Emergency Management. She is active in her local community and volunteers as a domestic violence victim advocate and while chair of a local kennel club she created a volunteer shelter program. In her spare time, she studies genealogy and has published two books related to the subject.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Instructional Design
- Emergency Preparedness