Featuring Shelley Kimball, Ph.D., Senior Director of Research and Program Evaluation - Military Family Advisory Network
As the research director for the Military Family Advisory Network, Shelley Kimball gathers the real-life experiences of military families to understand where they most need support. Dr. Kimball leads MFAN’s research portfolio, which includes biennial national support programming surveys, specialized data reports and analysis, and topic-specific research. She has presented MFAN’s research at the White House, on Capitol Hill, and at the Pentagon, where it has been used to shape policy affecting military families.
She teaches qualitative research methods and media law at The George Washington University. Additionally, she is an Air Force daughter, an Army sister, and her husband retired from Coast Guard aviation after 28 years of service.
Family/Caregiver Collaboration Committee
Hannah is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin’s Steve Hicks School of Social Work Masters program, and received her Bachelor's degree in Law and Society from American University in Washington, D.C. She currently serves as a Program Manager for The Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness at The University of Texas at Austin.
She also serves as the chair of the Family/Caregiver Collaboration Committee, helping Combined Arms serve those who care for our nation's veterans.
Oddise is the Co-Chair of the Combined Arms Family/Caregiver Committee. She has been caring for her husband since he returned home with injuries from Afghanistan. Her experience as a caregiver has given her a passion to help others that are in the same position. She is dedicated to making sure that caregivers know that they have resources to assist them in the best way possible.
Fri, Oct 8, 09:00am-10:00am CST
Professional Growth Committee Breakout:
Friday, October 8, 10:00am-12:00pm CST
Wellness Committee Breakout:
Friday, October 15, 10:00am-12:00pm CST
Essential Services Committee Breakout:
Thursday, October 22, 09:00am-11:00am CST
Education Committee Breakout:
November 18th 10:00am-12:00pm CST