Mentorship

Mentorship Program

The Mentoring Program is designed to

Improve the quality and performance of Military Officers and Civilians

Model and advocate and available Mentors

Establish and cultivate a personal, positive, and productive Mentoring relationship

The Mentor

Expectations:

  • Must be the rand of LTC or above, retired or active duty, or DA Civilians GS-14 or above
  • Reside/Stationed in the National Capital Region
  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program
  • Commit to at least 8 hours a month per mentee
  • Be willing to communicate with Mentee weekly
  • Complete screening procedure
  • Agree to attend Mentor training
  • Be ready to speak with the program coordinator regularly
  • Submit monthly meeting and activity information
  • Must be willing to participate 

The Mentee

Expectations:

  • Must be in the rank of MAJ or below or DA Civilians GS-13 or below
  • Reside/Stationed in the National Capital Region
  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program
  • Commit to at least 8 hours a month with a mentor
  • Complete screening procedure
  • Agree to attend sessions
  • Be willing to communicate with the program coordinator regularly
  • Discuss monthly meeting and activity information
  • Must be willing to participate 

Please direct all questions and comments to:  mentorchair@therocksdc.org


Ed Moten – Mentorship Chair

LTC Ed Moten is a Healthcare Administrator (70A) in the Medical Service Corps. He’s currently serving as the Deputy Commander for Administration at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital in Ft Leonard Wood, Missouri. Ed hails from Alabama where he began his Army career by enlisting into the Army Reserves as a 91C (Practical Nurse). Upon completing his degree, he commissioned into the Army at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He later obtained a Masters in Business from American Intercontinental University (2007) and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University (2018).

LTC Moten was exposed to The ROCKS in 2003 at Ft Gordon, GA. These brief experiences ignited his passion for the organization.  He has been engaged and consistently active with the organization since that time. He has held multiple leadership positions over the years beginning with Secretary of the Washington DC Chapter; Secretary on the The National Board of The ROCKS; and Vice President of Administration for the Masters Chapter of The ROCKS Ft Gordon, GA as well as serve as the Chairman for multiple West A. Hamilton Soul Food Dinners and Silent Auction.  Currently, LTC Moten serves as the Mentorship Chair for The Washington DC Chapter of The ROCKS and the Washington DC Chapter Representative on The National Board of The ROCKS. 

LTC Moten has received numerous awards throughout his tenure to include: the first Jr. ROCK of The Year Award; West A. Hamilton Leadership Award; Chairman’s Award; and multiple Volunteerism Awards.