RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas –
The 12th Flying Training Wing announced the 2007 Randolph Air Force Base Ambassadors Nov 30.
The winners, selected by a panel of six judges, are 2nd Lt. Jennifer Ferrer from the Air Force Occupational Measurement Squadron and Master Sgt. Jeff Womack, assigned to Air Education and Training Command, Computer Systems Squadron.
The Randolph ambassadors will represent the base at more than 75 events throughout the year including, parades, social and military functions, hospital and school visits, and the San Antonio Fiesta celebration in April. You can also expect to see the ambassadors at on-base events like 4th of July activities and Annual Tree Lighting.
The first official ambassador function is the annual visit to the Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital in February.
Lieutenant Ferrer, a native of El Paso, Texas, is an occupational analyst. As an occupational analyst, she is responsible for constructing Air Force job inventories by collecting job and task information from enlisted personnel and enlisted equivalent
Assigned to Randolph AFB since March, Lieutenant Ferrer holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, and has a Master's degree in Science Research and Development from the Air Force Institute of Technology.
When Lieutenant Ferrer isn't working she loves doing community service work, site seeing historical landmarks, gardening, running and sewing. In addition, she involves herself in projects such as Habitat for Humanity, Fisher House dinners, United Service Organization fundraisers, and Adopt-a-Highway clean-ups. Her latest endeavor is with the Delta Society of San Antonio as a certified member, helping improve the health of children, adults, the elderly and disabled through animal-assisted activities and therapy.
Lieutenant Ferrer says she is extremely honored to have been selected as one of the ambassadors and is very thankful for the opportunity to represent the Air Force and Randolph AFB.
"I am excited to accept the responsibilities that have been entrusted to me and can hardly keep in my impatience to start," she said. "I hope to spread my enthusiasm about Randolph and give back to the San Antonio community while performing my duties."
Randolph's other newest Ambassador, Master Sgt. Jeff Womack, hails from Hendersonville, Tennessee. Sergeant Womack is the non-commissioned officer in
charge of Standard Evaluation and Unit Deployments at the Air Education and Training Center's Computer Systems Squadron. In his job he manages the program for network professionals to ensure personnel working on the Air Force networks are qualified.
Additionally, he is the Unit Mobility Office manager, ensuring 170 CSS personnel are prepared to deploy at a moments notice.
Sergeant Womack is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Management of Information Systems. He also has his Community College of the Air Force degree in
Information Systems Technology.
In his spare time, Sergeant Womack is a Christmas fanatic. He and his wife build one of San Antonio's largest and most unique Christmas light displays at their home every year for their community to enjoy.
Sergeant Womack has also been a tour escort for the Public Affairs office for the past three years providing informative tours to different groups visiting Randolph.
Sergeant Womack was thrilled to hear he will represent Randolph and the Air Force in 2007.
"Being selected as a Randolph Ambassador is one of the highlights of my career," he said. "I've been assigned to Randolph for a little over four years, so I'm excited to
be able to tell the San Antonio community what makes Randolph special and about it's rich history. I'm looking forward to my responsibilities as an Ambassador and to
share my passion and enthusiasm for this base and the Air Force with the people I meet."
For more information on the ambassador program, call Susan Gandy at 652-4407.