Executive Staff descriptors

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Cadet Executive Cadre Position Descriptions. The following are position descriptions for executive cadre members of the Cadet Training Group. These descriptions are not intended to limit or restrict action; they are merely presented to give general direction and background for each cadre position. The Executive Cadre consists of the CTG Commander, Deputy Commander for Operations, Deputy Commander for Support, CTG Superintendent, CTS Commanders, the Cadet Curriculum & Planning Officer, and the Advanced Training Squadron (ATS) Commander.

Cadet Training Group Commander. (CTG/CC) Leads the CTG in the implementation of the encampment program. He/she is responsible to the Encampment Commander for the overall encampment program. The Commandant of Cadets is the senior advisor to the Group Commander.

Leads the officers of the CTG, to ensure proper implementation of the encampment program.
The maintenance and consistency of training standards throughout the wing encampment program.
Serve as a role model and example for all the members of the Cadet Training Group.
Provides counseling services when appropriate.
Provide an appropriate forum for feedback and criticism of the encampment program.
Fostering cohesiveness, teamwork 
and unity of purpose within the unit.

Examples of tasks:
In consultation with appropriate senior staff, the selection of the Cadet Deputy Commanders.  Assists in the selection of qualified senior cadets for service at the group cadre level.  Approval of the Cadet SOP and its supplement(s) for each encampment.
Conducts the group inspection at all Texas Wing encampments.  In consultation with appropriate senior staff, supervises the creation and content of the encampment schedule.
Cadet Deputy Commander for Operations. (CTG/CDO) The Cadet Deputy Commander for Operations is primarily responsible for coordinating, controlling and directing the training activities of the CTG. The Deputy Commander for Operations is directly responsible to the Group Commander for the training and performance of all training personnel at the encampment.

Leads the training of all the training personnel at the encampment.
Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of the Cadet Training Squadron Commanders. (Group level encampments only).
Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
Compliance with the established encampment academic, physical fitness and training program.

Examples of Tasks:
Reviewing the schedule with the Squadron Commanders each evening for the following day.
Conduct the Group Training Meeting (GTM) and discusses training progress, the schedule or problems within the squadrons.  Monitors exams, physical fitness, and training events in order to define the level of effectiveness of training. Advises Squadron Commanders on areas needing attention.
Cadet Deputy Commander for Mission Support. (CTG/CDS) (formerly call XO) The Cadet Deputy Commander for Support is primarily responsible for coordinating, controlling and directing the support activities of the Cadet Support Squadron. The Deputy Commander for Support is directly responsible to the Group Commander. He/she works with the senior Deputy Commander for Support to coordinate the efforts of the senior and cadet support staffs.

Leads the support personnel at the encampment.
Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of the Chief of Staff and Cadet Directors leading the support departments.
Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
Compliance with the established encampment logistic, administrative and training program.

Examples of Tasks:
Oversees the encampment registration process for the CTG Commander.  Conducts personnel evaluations providing feedback 
on performance.  Assists in the selection of support personnel.  Supervises and approves production of the encampment newsletter.

(NEW) Cadet Support Squadron Chief of Staff (CTG/COS).  Directly responsible to the CTG/CDS.   The Chief of Staff is primarily responsible for the management and coordination of department operations of the Cadet Support Squadron. He/she works with all department directors to accomplish the support squadron goals.

•Communicates information effectively between support directors and the CTG/CDS.
•Problem solves with support directors as issues arise.
•Ensures the success of tasks of all departments in the Cadet Support Squadron.
•Direct supervision and evaluation of the performance of support cadre.
•Adherence to the established cadet training schedule.
•Supports the needs of the encampment.
•Reinforces the Cadet Deputy Commander for Support’s vision within the squadron.

Examples of Tasks:
•Acts as the liaison between the CTG/CDS and all directors.
•Manages the support communications hub.
•Oversees department needs/concerns and ensures task progress.
•Conducts conflict resolution when necessary, will include the CTG/CDS and seniors if problematic.
•Takes charge of the support squadron when the CTG/CDS is not readily available.

Group Superintendent. (CTG/SUPT) (formerly known  as a Command Chief) Mentors the cadet noncommissioned officers of the Cadet Training Group and ensures that they are thoroughly familiar with their duties and responsibilities. Addressed appropriate to his/her rank (Sir, Ma’am, Chief, etc.).

The Group Superintendent supports both the Command and the Commander of the CTG.
Purposefully acts in support to all specified and implied duties of the CTG Commander.
Directs the NCO Support Channel within the CTG and provides feedback and counsel to the Squadron First Sergeants regarding their effectiveness and performance as NCOs.
Oversees the welfare, discipline, development, 
and instruction of all individual students within the Cadet Training Group.
The Group Superintendent must maintain and reinforce the finest ideals and performance of the CAP Cadet. Set the example in all he/she does.
Enforces all applicable standards of conduct among students.
Inspects and evaluates all training progress of students.
Supervises the effectiveness of the encampment physical fitness program.
Provides feedback to the Group Staff regarding the effectiveness of the NCOs and advises the CTG Commander regarding all aspects of the training environment and command climate.

Examples of Tasks:
Personally, supervises the execution of the Physical Training Program.  Reinforce the image and performance of the NCO.  Takes notes during Group Inspections.  Ensures meals run efficiently; uses the First Sergeants to supervise students in the dining facility, enforce rules and discipline, and enable students to enjoy nutritious meals and stay hydrated.  Organizes the CTG Volleyball Competition and serves as the Chief Judge.  Is responsible for forming all Group formations; performs with flawless execution all formations and ceremonial duties.
Relieves the Group Executive Staff of any routine administrative or informational tasks.
Is responsible for the training of the Group Color Guard.

 Cadet Curriculum & Planning Officer. (CTG/XP) (formerly  call DOT) Manages the encampment’s instructional content. The CTG/XP works closely with the ENC/
XP, but reports directly to the CTG/CC. This position’s major functional areas include:

Examples of Tasks:
Investigating opportunities for tours, guest speakers, use of training facilities, etc., at the host facility.  Programming the curriculum so that the encampment exceeds the minimum required content.  Developing a plan of instruction for coordinating with the Enc/DO for tours, guest speakers, classroom facilities, etc.  Developing and maintaining the encampment schedule.  Creating a list of instructors (senior staff, cadre, or guests) for the courses; monitoring courses to ensure the students attain the learning objectives.  Facilitating the student, cadre, and staff end of encampment critique process.  Updating the CTG/CC and Enc/CC on the instructional progress.

 Cadet Safety Officer. (CTG/SE) A cadet should be assigned as an assistant to the Encampment Safety Officer. The primary role of the cadet safety officer is to study and mentor under the supervision of the Encampment Safety Officer and assist him/her with those duties. The Cadet Safety Officer will learn the primary functions of the Encampment Safety Officer and be given the opportunity to demonstrate skills in safety leadership, education and presentations. Cadet Safety Officers will provide liaisons between the Encampment Safety Officer and cadet command cadre. This position is limited to cadets in Phases III and IV.

Cadet safety officers will NOT act as the primary safety officer for encampment and will not be held responsible for tasks that are the primary responsibility of the encampment Safety Officer.

Cadet safety officers will be responsible for completing appropriate cadet safety officer training.

Cadet Training Group Commander (CTG-CC)

 C/Col Skylar Henry 

Cadet Chief of Staff (CTG/CS)
Cadet Deputy Commander of Operations (CTG-CDO)
Cadet Dep Commander of Mission Support (CTG-CDS)
Cadet Superintendent (CTG/SUPT)
Cadet Curriculum Planning Officer (CTG/XP)
Cadet Safety Officer (CTG/SE)

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 122nd ("X" CTS / CC)

First Sergeant 116th ("X" CTS / CCF)

Flight Commander Alpha ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Alpha ("X" CTS / CF)

Flight Commander Bravo ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Bravo ("X" CTS / CF)

Flight Commander Charlie ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Charlie ("X" CTS / CF)

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 123rd ("X" CTS / CC)

First Sergeant 117th ("X" CTS / CCF)

Flight Commander Delta ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Delta ("X" CTS / CF)

Flight Commander Echo ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Echo ("X" CTS / CF)

Flight Commander Foxtrot ("X" Flt/CC

Flight Sergeant Foxtrot ("X" CTS / CF)

Cadet Training Sqd Commander 124th ("X" CTS / CC)

First Sergeant 118th ("X" CTS / CCF)

Flight Commander Golf ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Golf ("X" CTS/CF)
Flight Commander Hotel ("X" Flt/CC)

Flight Sergeant Hotel ("X" CTS / CF)

Flight Commander India ("X" Flt/CC)
Flight Sergeant India ("X" CTS / CF)

Director of Administration (CSS/DA)
Personnel NCO/Officer
Scheduling NCO/Officer

Director of Public Affairs (CSS/PA)
Public Affairs NCO/Officer                        
Public Affairs Historian NCO/Officer 

Director of Logistics (CSS/LG)

Logistics NCO / Officer

Logistics Assist

Logistics Assist

Safety OIC
Safety Assistant
Safety Assistant                                                        

Communications OIC                                                 
Communications Assistant                                          
Communications Assistant

Health Safety OIC
HSO Assistant
HSO Assistant
HSO Assistant

General Support OIC

Mess OIC
Mess Assistant
Mess Assistant
Mess Assistant

Quality Assurance

Encampment Instructor

Senior Staff

Cadet cadre

Encampment Commander (Enc/CC)

Major Jason Quick

Encampment Vice Commander (Enc/VC)Capt Matthew Parker
Dep. Commander for Mission Supper (Enc/CDS)Captain Eric Opiela
Commandant of Cadets (Enc/CDC)Lt. Col. Jane Smalley
Chief Training Officer (Enc/CTO)Lt. Col. Randall Gibbon
Safety (Enc/SO)Major James Glombowski
Curriculum and Plans Officer (Enc/XP)Captain Kara McElhaney
Chaplain (Enc/CHP)Chaplain Phieus Jacobus
Wing IGMajor Ralph Cisneroz

128th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)Capt Wendy Cameron
Alpha Flight Training OfficerSM Ellen Coaton
Bravo Flight Training Officer
1st Lt. Brian Lynch
Charlie Flight Training Officer
1st Lt. Mark Miller

129th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)
Capt. Mark Chin
Delta Flight Training Officer
1st Lt. Jerrid Fullingim
Echo Flight Training Officer2d Lt. Heather Brewer
Foxtrot Flight Training Officer1st Lt. Ivan Torres

130th Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)
Capt. Jacob Brown
Golf Flight Training OfficerCapt. Jeff Simmons
Hotel Flight Training OfficerSM. Levi Williams
India Flight Training Officer1st Lt. Clara Landrum

131st Sqd Senior Training Officer ("X" CTS/STO)1st Lt. Erica MIller
Juliet Flight Training OfficerFO. Maxwell Brown
Kilo Flight Training OfficerLt. Col. Edward McFadden
Lima Flight Training Officer1st Lt. Scott Wigington

Senior Member TO ReservistMaj Lana Holub
Senior Member TO Reservist

Admin MentorLt. Col. Lori Noyes
Admin Mentor2d Lt. Liza Smith
Admin Mentor

2d Lt. Denise Longino

Logistics Mentor (Enc/LG)Chap (Lt. Col) Nancy Smalley
Logistics Mentor (Enc/LG)Maj. Sarah Heitzmann
Transportation Officer (ENC/LGT)Lt. Col. James Peace
Public Affairs Mentor (Enc/PA)Capt. Roman Vitanza
PAO Mentor
Medical Officer (Enc/MED)Lt. Col. Gary Nussey
HSO AssistantMaj. Dennis Eibe
HSO Assistant
Communications Mentor (Enc/COM)Capt. Joseph Taylor
Communications Mentor2d Lt. Ruth Moore
General Support1st Lt. Robert January
General Support SM Kevin Knott
Mess MentorSM Mark Del Toro
Mess MentorCapt. Marissa Hormell
Mess Mentor2d Lt. Grant Lee
Quality AssuranceCapt Joshua Taylor
Firearms OfficerMaj. Ralph Cisneroz
Firearms Assistant
Orientation Ride OfficerCapt. Robert Hogan
Aircraft Maintenance Officer2d Lt. Larry Martin
Orientation PilotMaj. David Ayre
Orientation Pilot
2d Lt. Jarrett Steiwig
Orientation Pilot
2d Lt. Mark Griffin
Orientation Pilot
Lt. Col. Paul Gorman
Orientation Pilot
1st Lt. Ian Sealy
Orientation Pilot
Lt. Col Daniel Rogers
Orientation Pilot
Maj. Charles Jents
Orientation Pilot
2d Lt. Grant Lee
Orientation Pilot
Lt. Col. Terry Howlett
Orientation Pilot
2d Lt. Richard Schultz
Orientation Pilot
Lt. Col. Gary Nussey
Orientation Pilot
1st Lt. James Fendley
Orientation Pilot
Capt. Jack Balko
Orientation Pilot
Lt. Col. David Wilson
Orientation Pilot
Capt. Eric Opiela

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