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Staff

Milan Hayward, PhD
Executive Director of Grants and Special Projects
7630 Little River Turnpike, Suite 818
Annandale, VA 22203
Phone: 703.323.2263
Email: mhayward@nvcc.edu

Robert Henderson
Assistant Director/Grants Writer

7630 Little River Turnpike, Suite 818
Annandale, VA 22203
Phone: 703.323.3493
Email: rhenderson@nvcc.edu

Education
M.S.F.S., Masters of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C.
B.A. in Government with International Relations Concentration, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Background
Thirty years of experience in international development, international education, institution building, and project development, fund raising, and grants management for the U.S. State Department, the National Endowment for Democracy, the United Nations, and various nonprofit organizations including the Center for the Study of the Presidency, Institute of International Education, and the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. Is rated as Chief of Party for Electoral Process Projects by the United Nations Development Program and has worked in 44 countries in the developing world. Has taught college level foreign policy writing course for more than 20 years and publishes regularly on international relations theory and practice. Has developed and written more than 250 successful proposals for governments, political parties, nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education. Specializes in empowering aspirant project directors and project teams to win the resources that will allow them to realize their dreams. Has been with NOVA since August 2007.

Suzanne (Susi) Mattheisen
College Grants Writer

7630 Little River Turnpike, Suite 818
Annandale, VA 22203
Phone: 703.323.3541
Email: smattheisen@nvcc.edu

Education
Bachelor's in Political Science and a Master’s in International Relations.

Background
Twenty years of experience working as a foundation and corporate grants officer for leading environmental groups, and remains involved in conservation and sustainability issues.