Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio
Dayton VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Human Resources
March 27, 2013
Rolanda Watkins, age 37, was recently selected as the Chief of Human Resources Management Service for the Dayton VA Medical Center (VAMC). She will now be in charge of overseeing and supporting all operational functions that the Human Resources Management department provides.
Prior to this position, Ms. Watkins served as the Assistant Chief of the Human Resources Management Service at the Dayton VAMC from March 2011 to March 2013. Her prior professional experience with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) includes working as a Senior Employee and Labor Relations (ER/LR) Specialist for the Veterans Health Administration Service Center (VSC) from July 2010 to March 2011. Ms. Watkins also held the following positions with the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center; Employee Relations Specialist from December 2006 to July 2012 and Technical Career Field HR Intern from August 2004 – December 2006. Ms. Watkins began her VA career with the Cleveland VA Medical Center working as a Graduate Resident in the area of Health Care Administration.
Ms. Watkins has a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Cleveland State University and a Bachelors of Science in Education from Kent State University.
Please join the Dayton VAMC in welcoming Ms. Watkins to this new role as she continues to serve our nation’s Veterans.