SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR
Comel is a Senior Project Director, Instructional Design Consultant, and SME in various disciplines for Freedom Learning Group. She has been a Military Spouse since 1991. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and a M.Ed. from Columbus State University in 1996. She is a dynamic teacher and trainer and enjoys sharing her experience and knowledge in her role as a Cadre Speaker for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program where she has the opportunity to help Service Members and their families from every branch of the service not only survive, but thrive through all phases of the deployment cycle.
Comel also volunteers her time in the military community through involvement with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and teaching the Senior Spouse Leadership Seminar at the Army War College. Comel is passionate about teaching and learning and her experience working with learners of all ages in many different environments has given her a unique perspective.
Comel and her husband, Travis, currently live in Woodbridge VA and have two college-age daughters. The Rooms family loves to travel, especially overseas, and are looking forward to their next life adventure – being a “retired” Army family!