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Dr. Monteic A. Sizer President and CEO Dr. Monteic A. Sizer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Louisiana Family Recovery Corps and the leader of REVIVE Louisiana, a statewide opportunity social movement. Since taking over as the organ

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Dr. Sizer was appointed President and CEO of the Recovery Corps on January 1,2009, after serving as the agency’s Chief of Staff. He led the organization’s transition from one that simply provided disaster recovery related gap services to one that now, in addition to providing direct human services, focuses on housing rehabilitation, long-term disaster planning and consultation, state and federal resource alignment, non-profit sector capacity, human service reforms, and participatory democracy.

Locally, Dr. Sizer is a member of the Education Council of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the Education Issues Council of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. Nationally, Dr. Sizer is a member of the Human Services Recovery Subcommittee of the National Commission on Children and Disaster. He is also a Leadership Fellow with the Effective Leadership Program at the Center of Leadership and Public Values at Duke University, and the College of Business at Southern University (Baton Rouge) and a member of the 2010 class of Leadership Louisiana.

Prior to joining the Recovery Corps, Dr. Sizer consulted for and led the child and adolescent specialized crisis counseling program for Louisiana Spirit, a FEMA-funded program within the Louisiana Office of Mental Health. He also advised a former Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Social Services’ Office of Family Support on ways to build non-profit organizational capacity. Additionally, he considered ways to improve social service access to Louisiana’s growing Latino population.

Before those roles, Dr. Sizer worked at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, a statewide agency in North Carolina with nearly half a billion dollars in assets. While at the Foundation, Dr. Sizer assessed non-profit organizations and made funding recommendations in the areas of social justice and equity, community development, education, the environment and governance and public policy. Further, he regularly consulted with agency heads and other high-level government leaders, corporate CEOs, education officials, and non-profit executives regarding policy development and reform activities. Specifically, Dr. Sizer led the Foundation’s education system realignment strategies and statewide teacher professional development initiative.

As founder and President of Strategy International, a political consulting, public policy, coalition-building, and strategy-development firm, Dr. Sizer has developed political candidates, led major non-profit organizations, coauthored published articles, led research teams, functioned as a consultant to executives, and worked as a clinical-community psychologist serving poor and underserved populations at educational, community-based mental health centers, juvenile detention facilities, and psychiatric hospitals. Dr. Sizer has also contributed to juvenile justice and educational reform efforts at local and state levels.

Dr. Sizer’s knowledge of leadership development, non-profit management and the political process is extensive. He was a program participant in the Executive Management Institute at Vanderbilt University and the Leadership in Non-Profit Management at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Sizer is also a political fellow and former board member of the North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL), North Carolina’s premier statewide political candidate development organization.

Throughout his career, Dr. Sizer has been extremely active within numerous professional organizations, government committees and boards, including the Institute for Grantmakers, Charlotte Rotary Club, North Carolina Network of Grantmaking’s Race, Poverty, and Public Policy Working Group, Charlotte Mecklenburg Human Service Council, Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Partners for School Reform, Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce Education Council, Barber-Scotia College Board of Trustees, and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Juvenile Crisis Prevention Council, among others. Dr. Sizer also continues to monitor state and federal legislation that relates to health and human services policy, and has expertise in helping federal, state and local governments design, implement, and evaluate programs and services.

Some of Dr. Sizer’s honors include receiving the United States Achievement Academy and All-American Scholar Awards. He was awarded the Alumni of the Year award from Pfeiffer College, and received the prestigious Order of the Sun Dial. He is a member of Phi Delta Sigma Scholastic Honor Society and was named to Who’s Who in America.

Dr. Sizer earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Safety, Security, and Health ManagementTechnology from Central Piedmont Community College before receiving his Bachelors of Science (Summa Cum Laude) in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Pfeiffer College. He earned a Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. He completed his clinical residency at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute.Dr. Monteic A. Sizer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Louisiana Family Recovery Corps. Dr. Sizer is also the leader of REVIVE Louisiana, a statewide opportunity social movement. Under his leadership, the Recovery Corps has transitioned into a one-of-a-kind non-profit organization. Dr. Sizer has streamlined its operations, making the agency more accountable to its government and philanthropic funders and the people of Louisiana, while also demanding reciprocal accountabilities from those with whom it works.****



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