Board Executive

Board Executive

Sharon D. Fentress-Bussey, MSc, CKM, CKMS, CPKM, CKMA


      Association of Certified Knowledge Management Professionals

The Association of Certified Knowledge Management Professionals (ACKMP) is the premier Knowledge Management Professional Certification Organization governed by the Certification Board of Regents an independent body authorized to designate and certify Knowledge Management professionals as CKMA, CKMT & CKMS respectively.

Mrs. Fentress-Bussey is currently a co-founder and Board Director of ACKMP.  Prior to assuming the leadership role of this premier organization; she joined the Defense Security Service (DSS) in May 2013 as a Program Analyst; she serves as a senior program manager under the Technical Oversight of Programs and Services (TOPS), Industrial Security Integration and Application (IP) Division, overseeing and supporting programs and operations, monitoring and assisting with productivity, compiling data/information for daily and weekly briefings; assisting with directing the development of the new changes and directives within IP, working closely with supervisor and leadership keeping them informed on important weekly top three missions.

Prior to joining DSS, she retired from the United States Army as a First Sergeant serving in the Quartermaster Corps for over 22 yrs.; overseeing the career progression, health and welfare of 141 Soldiers which consisted of seven different military occupation specialties (MOS); supply specialist, food service specialist, petroleum specialist, shower and laundry specialist, Light wheel vehicle mechanics, track vehicle repairer and machinist.  After retirement she joined the NANA-Pacific team serving as a Defense Support of Civil Authorities Support Officer, supporting the Chief National Guard Bureau (CNGB), NGB Army and Air Services, the 54 States, Territories and District of Columbia (DC), the Joint Staff and designated combatant commanders by providing situational awareness to National Guard leadership, units and personnel engaged in Homeland Defense, real-time missions and emergency operations.  She worked at the Army’s Human Resource Command performing personnel management duties as a Field Grade Technician and Human Resource Specialist supporting the branch/division populations of over six hundred Army officers.

Mrs. Fentress-Bussey military awards are as follows: Iraq Campaign medal w/two campaign stars, Meritorious Service medal (2nd award), Army Commendation medal (5th award), Army Achievement medal (6th award), Army Good Conduct medal (7th award), National Defense Service medal (2nd award), South West Asia Service medal w/bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary medal, Global War on Terrorism service medal, Korean Defense Service medal w/bronze star, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development ribbon (3rd award), Army Service ribbon, Overseas service ribbon (4th award).

  She holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, FL and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree also in Criminal Justice, Troy State University, Troy, AL.

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