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Professional Summary

Natural leader successful at strategically empowering Educators. Skilled in driving engagement and operational improvements through well-coordinated tactical plans and proven relationship-building abilities. Demonstrated knowledge of business management and revenue development. Visionary leader with proven track record of driving organizational turnaround and change management. Forward-thinking and proactive with achievements in Education, Civic Leadership, and Business

  • Passionate leader
  • Compassionate educator
  • Strategic partnership building
  • Talented negotiator
  • Community service relations
  • Strategic Thinking & Execution
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team leadership
  • Program oversight
  • Strong collaborator
  • Critical thinking
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Resilience and Tenacity
  • Communication and Public Speaking Skills
  • Technical and Technology Skills
  • Team and Relationship Building
  • Policy evaluation
Work History
Executive Board Member, 10/2019 to Current
Education Association Of Charles County La Plata, MD
  • Management of the Association
  • Review all expenditures as adopted in the budget by the Representative Assembly
  • Adjust expenditures within major categories
  • Carry out the policies of the Representative Assembly and report its transactions to the Assembly and recommend policies for consideration by the Representative Assembly
  • Aid in the implementation of Policies established by the Representative Assembly and the Board
  • Approve all committee appointments made by the President; and call special elections
  • Make decisions binding on the Association and enter into contracts in the name of the Association
  • Develop and implement guidelines of meetings
  • Authorized to expend funds within the limits of the adopted budget
  • Set goals for the Association, and upon approval of the Representative Assembly, proceed to implement them
Elementary Educator - 5th Grade, 08/2018 to Current
Charles County Public Schools Indian Head, MD
  • Develop and implements SPARK Leadership Academy for 5th grade ladies
  • Teaches students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social and citizenship skills
  • Chaperones field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning
  • Assesses student progress by administering tests and evaluating results
  • Collaborates with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies, and discipline
  • Builds positive relationships with parents to involve them in the educational process
  • Implements improvements to improve behavior of class and individual students
  • Keeps classroom clean, organized, and safe for students and visitors
  • Stays abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings
  • Sources supplies to fill gaps in student activities
  • Facilitates group sessions and provided one-on-one support
  • Collaborates with a team of faculty to develop strategies to implement Common-Core Curriculum standards
  • Offers constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words
  • Creates new lesson plans based on course objectives
  • Improves student's analytical skills by introducing state-of-the-art computer program technologies
  • Documents student attendance and progress against goals
  • Develops and teaches lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest
  • Maintains safety and security of all youth under care
  • Develops activities and integrates technology to diversify instruction
  • Plans, implements, monitors and assesses classroom instructional program
Vice President, 09/2014 to Current
Goldman Enterprises, Inc. Waldorf, Maryland
  • Implements, communicates, and stream-lines Goldman Enterprises, Inc.'s vision, mission, and overall direction.
  • Secures funding through third party organizations that align with mission and goals of Goldman Enterprises, Inc.
  • Launches initiatives that support wellness goals of Goldman Enterprises, Inc. such as A Taste of Southern Maryland: A Farm-to-Table brand that promotes healthy living through development of connections between local communities and their farmers. 21,815 lbs. of local food have been shipped or delivered to local residents.
  • Formulates and implements strategic plan that guides direction. Develops marketing strategic plan, in addition to implementing overall strategic direction.
  • Achieves overall strategic goals and contributes to sales and profitability requirements of Goldman Enterprises Inc. as determined by strategic plans.
  • Overseeing complete operation of an organization in accordance with direction established in strategic plans.
  • Maintains awareness of both external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards.

Vice-President: District II Director, 03/2016 to 03/2019
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Baltimore, MD
  • Maintains, develops, and recommends to the Executive Board of Directors, specific, long- and short-range plans for the achieving of Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. (National Garden Clubs, Inc.) initiatives, - the largest gardening organization in the world that specializes in Conservation & Environmental Stewardship, Civic Beautification, Historic Preservation, and Honoring the Military.
  • Maintains appropriate relations with the Board and various Board committees, and keeps them informed and ensures the management and allocation of resources as needed.
  • Interprets trends in the fields of service in which FGCMD: District II is engaged, maintaining involvement in the volunteer and professional fields as a whole.
  • Assists with orientation and training programs for the Executive Board and Committee. Supervises and directs 44 key volunteer staff members in the performance of their duties.
  • Evaluates the programs being provided by FGCMD: District II in relation to specified goals and standards, and recommends modifications, where appropriate; and recommends new programs to the Board.
  • Oversees the FGCMD: District II budget process and is accountable for control of these resources once approved and guides all financial operations of FGCMD: District II.
  • Develops and maintains community relations that support the strategic plan
  • Recommends policies to the Board and assists the Board in the formulation of policies for the effective and economical operation of FGCMD: District II and its programs.
  • Ensures implementation of the policies adopted by the Board.
  • Has chief administrative responsibility for maintenance of District II meetings and locations, and regular reporting to various bodies.
  • Carries chief staff responsibility to ensure that legal obligations of Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland: District II are met.
Assistant Director, 03/2014 to 03/2016
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Baltimore, MD
  • Produced and maintained the media publication for the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland
  • Served on the finance committee for District II and assisted in budgeting and monitoring expenses
  • Planned and executed training workshop for District II Presidents
  • Assisted in developing and implementing plans and goals for District II
  • Worked with the director to coordinate and supervise operations
  • Ensured compliance with regulations and internal policies
  • Represented District II when needed
  • Created reports and submitted them to the director and other executives
President, 03/2012 to 03/2014
Charles County Garden Club La Plata, Maryland
  • Created, communicated, and implemented Charles County Garden Club's vision, mission, and overall direction
  • Led, guided, directed, and evaluated the work of other executive leaders such as vice presidents, and committee chairs. This volunteer board consisted of 40 members
  • As a member of the District II Executive Committee, met regularly with executive leadership to make decisions for the Southern Maryland region
  • Formulated and implemented the strategic plan that guided the direction of CCGC. Using the input of members at every level of the organization to develop the strategic plan
  • Evaluated the success of the CCGC. Used a set of strategically important measures to determine the ongoing success that the organization experienced. Used non-measurable aspects of the work environment to gauge other aspects of organizational success
  • Maintained awareness of both the external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards
  • Represented CCGC in civic and professional association responsibilities and activities in the local community and at the District level
2nd Vice-President, 03/2010 to 03/2012
Charles County Garden Club La Plata, Maryland
  • Developed and implemented the yearly program
  • Produced the publication for membership notification
  • Served as voting member of the Executive Board
Bay-Wise Master Gardener, 02/2007 to Current
University of Maryland Extension Charles County La Plata, MD
  • Organized and implemented the first Bay-Wise Certification program in Charles County, which helps to restore and protect the health of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Spearheaded the adoption of the Bay-Wise program by the County Commissioners which eventually resulted in a tax credit for certified landowners
  • Consulted a local elementary school and advised of a conservation plan that resulted in stakeholder development which included the County Commissioners, the Governor,  civic organizations and local contractors.  The project acquired grant funding through third party sources and received numerous awards and recognition.  The school is currently rank nationally for their implementation of the conservation plan
  • Elected to serve on the Extension Advisory Committee as a Master Gardener representative and formulate policy and oversight of the Extension Program in Charles County. 
  • Promoted enrollment in Cooperative Extension
  • Maintained records of program contacts monthly
  • Taught basic horticultural classes to community groups
Early Childhood Educator, 08/2002 to 06/2007
The Langley School McLean, VA
  • Worked with interdisciplinary team members to evaluate children's progress and recommend appropriate learning plans
  • Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and school management
  • Supervised assistant teachers throughout the semester
  • Fostered reasoning and problem solving through active exploration games and activities
  • Monitored students' educational progress with individual charts and files
  • Taught an average of 32 children per school year.
  • Identified signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and reported to Head of School and parents
  • Allowed for ample outdoor discovery time each day
  • Assisted and supervised 32 children through the entire school day
  • Coordinated parent-teacher conferences twice during the school year
  • Conducted in-home visits to maintain student and family relationships and student performance standards
  • Used classroom observations to create written assessments of student performance
  • Established daily routines that were easy for the children to follow
  • Nurtured a supportive learning environment that was often used as a model for other classrooms
  • Served on the Admissions Committee and helped select students for the academic year
  • Served as a member of the Science Committee and developed policy and standards of learning for the science department
  • Awarded the Kiernan Summer Grant for the study of International Business at Oxford University.
Elementary Education Teacher (Third & Fourth Grades), 09/1997 to 06/2001
Faith Hope Christian Academy Capitol Heights, MD
  • Instructed students individually and in groups
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health
  • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for students each year
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for students
  • Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects
  • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field
  • Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner
  • Took part in professional organizations and continuing education courses
  • Cooperated with parents to support students' learning and healthy development in school and at home
  • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from cultures around the world
  • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions
Ph.D.: Organizational Leadership/ Entrepreneurship, Expected in 2023
Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA
Master of Education: Master Teacher Program, 2009
Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA
Bachelor of Arts: Intercultural Studies/Linguistics, 1995
Biola University - La Mirada, CA
Certificate: French Language And Culture, 2007
University of Paris/Sorbonne - Paris, France
Certificate: International Business, 2005
California Baptist University/ Oxford University - Oxford, England
  • McConchie School Preservation Society ( Present) - Board of Directors
  • Extension Advisory Committee (2014-2018) - Board of Directors
  • Toni Niessen Hall Leadership Award - Community Leadership Award in Waldorf, MD
  • Kiernan Summer Grant Award - International Business Program in Oxford, England
  • President's Award - Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc
  • Le Voyage - Museum Based Literacy Program
  • Wetland Classroom Project - JC Parks Elementary School
  • Bay-Wise Program for Charles County
  • LEAD Cohort 2019
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A hardworking, physically fit, and teamwork-oriented gardener seeking a job for a Park Attendant position. Skilled at quickly learning new processes, technologies, and machinery. Possess several years in customer service roles with Coast restaurant. Proven services track record in fast-food paced environment.

Gardening Skill

  • Physically in good shape and able to do hard labour. 
  • Able to work as part of a team or individually. 
  • Ability to use a wide range of landscaping equipment.
  • Knowledge of maintenance on landscaping equipment and power tools.

 ​Heavy Duty Mechanic Training 

  • Class 3 driver's license with Air Brake Endorsement.
  • Adhere to all safety protocol and safe work practices to reduce a likelihood of injury.
  • W.H.M.I.S. training completion.
  • Forklift Operator Class 1,4,and 5 certificates.
  • CFC/HCFC/HFC Control in the Refrigeration training completion.
Work Experience
Equipment Mechanic Helper, Gardener
April 2016 to Current
K & K Landscape Surrey, BC
  • Performed general maintenance on the grounds, gardens, and buildings creating a pleasant environment for the clients.
  • Assisted mechanical maintenance of landscaping equipment ensuring all scheduled jobs completed on time.
  • Drove a small truck with a trailer to workplaces without any major accidents in past time.
Helper of Landscaper
February 2013 to June 2013
Yuki Landscaping Ltd Vancouver, BC
  • Helped daily maintenance of residential gardens while maintaining safety in operation of landscaping equipments
Sushi Sous Chef
June 2009 to January 2013
Coast Restaurant Vancouver, BC
  • As the main part of the high volume sushi production line, successfully gained more than 100% growth in monthly sales during Vancouver Winter Olympic.
  • Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, states and local sanitation and safety requirements.
Heavy Mechanical Foundation, Vancouver Community College Delta, BC May 2015 to Jan.22nd 2016
Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts City College of San Francisco San Francisco, California, USA
Bachelor of Science : Electron Optics Tokai University Kanagawa, Japan
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My job history has been a mixture of construction, retail, and customer service. I enjoy working with people and getting them the right product or information. I have worked for many construction jobs from : gardener, roofer, interior remodel to a street sweeper.
  • Costumer service
  • Great with a team
  • Self management 
  • On time 
  • Hard Worker
  • Enthusiastic
  • Quick Learner
  • Planning on the job 
01/2017 to 02/2017
Sales Clerk Visalia Hobbies Visalia, CA Costumer service, Cash Register, Phone Sales, Parts Tech, Floor Maintenance, Stocking, Inventory Check in, Small engine Mechanic
06/2016 to 01/2017
Street Sweeper Central Valley Sweeping Ca, U.S Washed Street Sweepers,Drove Street Sweepers at night, Cleaning parking lots and businesses
02/2016 to 06/2016
Gardener Tree Source Exeter, CA Shipping Department, packing line, planting trees, watering, pruning, tagging trees, temperature control, maintenance man
09/2014 to 12/2015
Interior Remodel Select Staffing Visalia, CA Basic Carpenter Tools, Costumer Service, Installing: Cabinets, Installing : Entry Doors, Security Doors, Windows, Kitchen Lights, Kitchen Appliances, Basic Electrical.  Basic Plumbing
09/2014 to 11/2015
Roofer JF George Roofing Visalia, CA Use of Basic carpenter tools, Driver, Drove (forklift , load-all ,dump truck) , Installed roofing material on costumers homes
11/2013 to 09/2014
Sales Clerk Visalia Hobbies Visalia, CA Costumer service, Cash Register, Phone Sales, Parts Tech, Floor Maintenance, Stocking, Inventory Check in, Small engine Mechanic
09/2012 to 11/2013
Gardener Jose Carrera Gardening Visalia, CA Costumer service, mowing, edging, pruning, blowing, clean up, weed control, sprinkler system management
High School Diploma: High School Visalia Charter Independent Studies Visalia, CA, U.S
Intro to Fire College of the Sequioas Hanford, CA, U.S
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Career Focus
I am a dedicated, hard-working, adaptable individual with experience in many different fields and a drive to achieve new goals everyday in my professional and personal life.  from Care-giving which helped foster patience and a caring spirit, to Agricultural management(within the I-502 industry) where I was constantly challenged to achieve any task, even those I thought impossible.  Customer service, driving, and distribution which improved my interpersonal skills and created a love for service to the public, and even creative fields like Graphic Design where one must be very dedicated to deadlines and very detail oriented to succeed.
With all of these endeavors, one can see that I am a very adaptable individual, who loves a challenge and strives to meet goals, in a professional, friendly, personable and responsible manner.  I believe in providing the best service I am capable of to fellow employees, employers, customers and clientele.
  • Very friendly and Personable
  • Ambitious
  • Very punctual
  • Very proficient with Computers and networking
  • Respectful
  • Great work ethic
  • Works well with a team and individually
  • Enjoys challenges
Merchandiser, 01/2017 to 05/2017 Odom Corporation East Wenatchee, WA Drove between all major Grocers within the Wenatchee Valley, was responsible for managing dates and displays of beer as well as many non alcoholic beverages, strong emphasis on customer service necessary.
Management, Head Gardener, IT, 07/2015 to 12/2016 L&A Enterprises Wenatchee, WA I was In charge of Scheduling and purchasing of plant related products, as well as the over all management of the growing process, such as ground plans, nutrient timelines, plant structure management. Also in charge of IT for the farm and maintained and operated security systems and the state inventory management system BioTrack.
Gardener, 07/2014 to 02/2015 American Farms Entiat, WA Responsible for creating water systems and basic plant management, as well as trimming and packaging of product.
Front Counter, 08/2013 to 11/2013 Yoski Frozen Yogurt Leavenworth, WA Managed the evening shift, in charge of preparation and maintanence of machines as well as doing anything necessary to achieve an environment focused on the customers needs and experience.
Graphic Design, 04/2013 to 10/2015 Self Employed Wenatchee, WA Worked for various clientele as a freelance artist, tasks included creating delivering assets in a timely manner to specifications for any number of purposes from Iphone games and animation to website and application User Interfaces.
Graphic Design, 09/2012 to 04/2013 Amptide LLC Lake Stevens, WA Created assets for Iphone Games and Applications, strong work ethic necessary as deadlines were frequent and had very large benchmarks.
Direct Support Professional, 07/2010 to 03/2011 Ambitions of Washington East Wenatchee, WA Worked alone or with one other DSP in private homes caring for Clientele with Developmental Disability, managed appointments as well as medication schedules, Cooking and cleaning and creating an overall better living situation for the clients.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: 2009 Wenatchee High School Wenatchee , WA, USA
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My goal as an educator is to inspire confidence and desire in students to become lifelong learners and guide them to recognize that what they learn in school has an authentic audience and purpose outside the classroom walls. In addition, I have established a positive working relationship with teachers and administrators in many districts through my diverse work, and can contribute immensely to your school district. My desire and pursuit, as shown by my diverse resumé, has always been to work with students, in collaboration with others, in a dynamic and engaging atmosphere of high, clear expectations. As a teaching professional with a talent for earning the trust and confidence of students and guardians, I seek a full time position in a district where student success and well-being are top priority.

  • Both traditional and unique teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Curriculum and Standards
  • Excellent Classroom Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication with Parents 
  • Reflects upon and revises to improve teaching strategies 
  • Values peer mentoring 
  • Collaborates well with colleagues 
  • Recognizes and values attributes in all learners
  • Motivates students through engaging, well planned lessons
  • Seeks to stay current and apply research supported educational strategies
  • Mac and PC proficient, digitally savvy
TENTURED TEACHER, 08/1993 to 02/2001
Baldwinsville School District Baldwinsville, New York

  • Taught full inclusion classroom several years
  • Regularly conducted Student Led Conferences
  • Mentored & supervised student teachers from LeMoyne & SUNY Oswego
  • Supervisor of student newspaper and student Writers' Club
  • Attended the Summer Character Institute, Cortland, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, contributed article to the institute's newsletter
  • Chairperson of Site Team Committee, 3 year term
  • Active teacher in the school PTA
  • Pursued professional development regularly and voluntarily
  • Presented workshops to teachers within district 
Substitute Teacher, 09/1991 to 06/1992
Cortland School District Cortland, New York
  • Substituted in kindergarten through twelfth grade classrooms 
  • Several long term substitutions, including tenth through twelfth grade Social Studies

WCNY FM-TV Syracuse, New York

  • Design NYS Standard aligned lessons to support reading strategies for Pre-K through third grade students in the nineteen county wide WCNY viewing area 
  • Create and present parent and teacher workshops relating to WCNY educational opportunities and PBS educational digital tools and educational materials
  • Promote and provide family literacy educational opportunities 
  • Collaborate with educators, administrators and librarians to assist in literacy education professional development
  • Provide educational workshops in WCNY's onsite Education Center and on school campuses
  • Collaborate with the scheduling and implementation of Enterprise America, WCNY's hands on learning and experiential center
  •  Recruit, train, and schedule volunteers for opportunities for all departments  within WCNY
  •  Train teachers, administrators  and volunteers attending Enterprise America
  •  Grant writing collaboration
  •  Radio voice overs
  •  Contributing writer to WCNY Magazine
    The Parish of St. Mary and St. Bernadette Cleveland and Constantia, New York
    • Design nine month schedule, programs and lessons for students ranging in age from pre-K through the high school level at two church settings
    • Recruit, initiate, and manage volunteer teachers
    • Maintain quality implementation and creativity with attention to budget constraints
    • Create, coordinate and implement events, including First Communion, Rite of Confirmation for adults and children within the parish setting
    • Voluntarily completed professional development 
    • Maintain excellent communication with parents and parish members through newsletters, emails, calendars, presentations, and phone calls
    • Develop and maintain parish web page and social media communication



    MASTER GARDENER EDUCATOR, 05/2006 to Current
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County Mexico, New York
    • Create and present in a classroom or large group setting hands on lessons discussions, and lectures to adults and students of all age levels
    • Contact teachers, principals and groups to arrange and design educational experiences for students of all ages
    • Participate in “New York State Agriculture in the Classroom,”  Month of March 2006–2017
    • Create, organize and present lessons aligned with NY State Standards in classrooms throughout the year related to sustainable farming, gardening, agriculture, bee keeping
    • Participation in the Master Bee Keeper Program, Dyce Laboratory, Cornell University

    OFFICE MANAGER, 9/2013 - Current

    RJ ORTLIEB CONSTRUCTION CO. - Baldwinsville, New York 

    • Deliver Bids in a competitive, time sensitive atmosphere
    • Manage subcontract and material invoices and payments, manage project closeout documentation
    • Web page development and maintenance
    Master of Arts: Reading Education, 1992
    SUNY Cortland - Cortland, New York
    Bachelor of Science: Education, K-6, 7-12 Social Studies, 1991
    SUNY Cortland - Cortland, New York
    Associate of Applied Science: Early Childhood Education, N-2, 1988
    SUNY Cobleskill - Cobleskill, New York

    Nursery, Kindergarten & Grades 1-6 & Social Studies 7-9 Extension Permanent Certificate 09/01/1998 

    Social Studies 7-12 CQ  Issued 09/01/1993

    Reading Teacher CQ  Issued 09/01/1993

    • Volunteering and leading school and community events, activities
    • Interests include: Gardening, bee keeping, running, writing, reading
    • Member of numerous online learning organizations for education and professional development
    • REFERENCES Available upon request, both professional and personal
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    Professional Summary
    Focused dependable individual and a strong team player that's eager to learn. Willing to further others as much as I am myself. Highly motivated, energetic worker with a careful eye for detail. Reliable and a good communicator with a strong background in customer service. Knowledgeable welder trained in all positions, well-trained in working with oxyfuel flame and plasma arc cutting.
    • Efficient
    • Strategic planning
    • Strong team player
    • Strong client relations
    • Safety-minded worker
    • Fast learner
    • Creativity and an eye for detail
    • Organized
    • Task assignment
    Work History
    Gardener And Landscaper 04/2016 to 01/2018
    Oceanside Gardens Bristol , Maine
    • Operation of Bobcat loaders and other handheld machinery.  
    • Delivered to residential and commercial locations.
    • Care for, manage and development of garden areas.
    • Followed company procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
    High School Diploma: 2018 Penobscot Job Corps - Bangor
    OSHA Lockout/Tagout
    OSHA 10
    AWS Certifed
    Job Corps Welding Program 
    USCG Offshore Survival Training 
    USCG Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor 
    Customer Service Training 
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    Dedicated and focused environmental advocate who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility and authority.

    Education and Training
    Hamline University - Saint Paul, Minnesota 2018 Master of Arts: Natural Science and Environmental Education
    • Master's Thesis: The relationship between sense of place and repeated visits to a particular place.
    • Courses: Discussing Environmental Issues, Environment and Society, Environmental Footprints, Sustainable Food and Energy Systems
    Gustavus Adolphus College - Saint Peter, Minnesota 2013 Bachelor of Arts: Environmental Studies, Biology, Geology
    • Relationship building skills
    • Creative problem solver
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
    • Creativity
    • Social Media literacy 
    • Resiliency 
    • Excellent interpersonal communication
    School Year Naturalist / Wood Lake Nature Center - Richfield, MN 09/2018 - Current
    • Planned and executed event with attendance over 800 people.
    • Created new preschool programs for private groups.
    • Update and maintain web page on a monthly basis.
    • Create social media posts.
    • Write, edit, and produce educational materials.
    Seasonal Gardener / Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - Chanhassen, MN 07/2018 - 10/2018
    • Collaborated with team to complete projects on time. 
    • Invasive species management through herbicide and manual removal. 
    Receptionist and Substitute Naturalist / Wood Lake Nature Center - Richfield, MN 09/2017 - 07/2018
    • Designed handouts and communication materials.
    • Scheduled room rentals and environmental programming.
    • Processed payments through Max Galaxy point of sale system.  
    Office Assistant and STEM Teacher / Science Explorers - Golden Valley, MN 03/2018 - 06/2018
    • Recommended improvements to lesson plans and activities.
    • Managed daily office operations and equipment maintenance.
    Provider Services Coordinator / Medica - Minnetonka, MN 12/2017 - 02/2018
    • Collaborated with outside organizations to research information and resolve issues.
    • Accurately log and maintain notes for each phone call.
    Naturalist Intern / Wood Lake Nature Center - Richfield, MN 06/2017 - 08/2017
    • Prepared and presented talks about park features and conservation concerns. 
    • Created educational video about invasive goldfish. 
    Transit Coordinator / First Transit - Minneapolis, MN 09/2016 - 05/2017
    • Assessed various driving routes and identified the best paths to maximize productivity and cost-efficiency.
    • Data entry for the University of Minnesota transit routes.
    • Oversaw scheduled routes to assure that they were appropriately covered by drivers.
    Home Energy Crew Leader / Neighborhood Energy Connection - Saint Paul, MN 01/2015 - 09/2016
    • Developed and maintained positive relationships with community organizations and residents through outreach activities.
    • Served over 2,000 customers in the St. Paul, MN community.
    • Taught homeowners about energy use and encouraged low-cost and no-cost energy-saving measures.
    • Assisted with HOURCAR fleet maintenance. 
    Volunteer Service

    Gustavus Adolphus College Mentoring Program 2018-2019

    • Mentor student during freshman year

    2018 Minnesota Naturalist Association Conference Presenter

    • Presentation topic: Nature Journaling and Drawing

    2018 Minnesota Association for Environmental Education Conference Presenter

    • Presentation topic: Gaining sense of place through repetitive visits to natural spaces

    Minnesota Association for Environmental Education, Board Member, 2018 - Present

    • Serve on Events Committee
    • Update MAEE website on a weekly basis
    • Volunteer Coordinator

    Fall Festival Linnaeus Arboretum, 2009 - 2017

    • Create balloon animals

    • Water colors and acrylic painting
    • Puzzles
    • Scrap booking
    • Sewing