Talia Hutchison is the Administrative Conference’s Program Manager. Mrs. Hutchison has worked for the National Endowment for the Arts directly under the Chief Information and Privacy Officer where she leveraged her project management abilities, communication skills and knowledge of information management to align business requirements to SharePoint deliverables. She provided research and analytical support to the CIO on the migration of the legacy Microsoft systems to the web-based cloud grants system, created an IT Service Catalog and performed an analysis of the NEA SharePoint Intranet from the user’s perspective. She has worked at Events DC assisting the Chief People Officer with logistical matters during extensive Collective Bargaining Negotiations. Prior to this, she was the Coordinator of Office Services for TV One, a cable television network, where she coordinated many projects, conducted physical inspections throughout TV One floors to ensure that contract services were performed in compliance with pre-established operating performance standards, regularly monitored contract performance and prices and when necessary, revise contracts for supplies or services after award. She also selected office moving companies and office supply vendors; requested quotes and proposals, negotiated terms of the contracts and costs of office supplies, break room supplies, beverages, and snacks saving the company over $5,000 during her first 6 months. One noted accomplishment is that she planned, coordinated, and facilitated over four large scale office moves of over 70 employees with minimal interruption.
Mrs. Hutchison was a Management Analyst Contractor at the Department of State where she independently organized, scheduled, and coordinated all Special Envoy on Climate Change and Avian Influenza Action Group senior level meetings with high-ranking officials from the White House, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Foreign Ambassadors and Ministers of Environment, Climate and Energy to name a few. She also helped stand up the Avian Influenza Action Group, a Presidential initiative and was the principal Office Management Specialist.