Miriam L. StropeBoard Member
Adjunct instructor and trainer Retired, NYS HR professional IPMA HR Certified Professional
After retiring from the NYS Attorney General’s Office in 2003, Miriam Strope embarked on an exploration of service and work that would permit her to apply and share her past experience in human resources, staff development, succession planning, project and program management, and budgeting. Post retirement work lead her to positions as an Adjunct Professor teaching economics; business communications, group dynamics, organizational behavior and marketing (2003 - 2010).
Consultant work lead to a position at MetLife where Miriam became a certified presenter for DDI programs in Organizational Effectiveness (during 2005 -2006) she presented part of the FMCC program for Health Care Leadership (2008); Presentation Skills for the Instructor (ITT professional leadership session); Project Management Ethical Challenges for Customer Service (4/2005); Managing Priorities (6/2005).
Throughout Miriam’s public service career she was recognized for her ability to think creatively, work with diverse groups and handle personally or supervise a variety of management/organizational assignments. Whether creating trainee positions, building customer service oriented bureaus, or meeting the needs of managers and their staffs, she did so with a small staff and a very small budget.
Professional affiliations led to Board membership and/or Committee roles with the NYS Training Council; HM-ASTD Albany; NYS Personnel Council.
Early assignments post graduate school included work as a Budget and Program Analyst for special education budgets, Mobile Meals Coordinator, and from 1992 - 1997 as her agency’s ADA Coordinator.
Educational achievement includes: Cornell ILR coursework; MPA (Penn State); BA Lehman College; IPMA - HR Certified Professional; and Certification as a Long Term Care Ombudsman, NYS Department of Aging.
In retirement Miriam continues to redirect herself and seek reinvigoration and rediscovery. She also hopes to transfer some of her knowledge along the way to others with the same interest, a skill she’s been noted for in her past work.