Experience

Associate Organizer, BUILD, Lexington, KY      August 2016-Present

  • Training clergy and lay leaders in basic organizing skills and engaging them in setting realistic yet challenging goals
  • Engaging leaders in the research of viable solutions to community problems
  • Building turnout of over 400 people for public meetings
  • Coordinating a major 8 week investment drive to raise over $25,000

Media: Lexington should try anti-violence strategies working in other cities ; Interfaith group wants Lexington to contract with anti-violence organization

 

Strategic Earth Consulting, Virtual Assistant, Los Angeles, CA     October 2015-May 2016

  • Managed contact list and customer spreadsheet
  • Researched and coordinated two webinars
  • Prepared, collated, and shipped proposals and meeting materials

 

Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, Food Systems Analyst/Administrative Assistant, Los Angeles, CA     August 2013-May 2016

  • Performed administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors
  • Kept accurate financial records and handled reporting for a $800,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health with funding from the California Department of Public Health and the United States Department of Agriculture
  • Collected data about food production and distribution in church property through survey responses and walkabouts
  • Input data into Excel
  • Worked with Executive Director to analyze data to create a production/distribution plan

Media: ‘Asset-mapping’ the diocese: tracking food, folks and farming (page 13)

 

UA Teaching Assistant, Tuscaloosa, AL     January 2011-May 2013

  • Gained experience interacting with students as a professional in an academic setting and grading through instructing one undergraduate lab course and three undergraduate lecture courses in the departments of Anthropology and New College
  • Gave a lecture on evolutionary medicine in the class Introduction to Physical Anthropology
  • Delivered two lectures on sexual education in the class Anthropology of Sex

 

Intramural Sports Event Assistant, Tuscaloosa, AL     August 2010-May 2011

  • Provided leadership and service to intramural sports staff, officials, participants, and spectators
  • Assisted in day-to-day operations of the intramural sports program
  • Prepared equipment and proper paperwork and score sheets for all nightly events

 

University of Alabama Museums, Development Director Intern, Tuscaloosa, AL     August 2009-December 2009

  • Met with vendors and staff to plan and assess needs for the Moundville Native American Festival
  • Researched information included in a grant for renovations of the Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum
  • Analyzed data about fund-raising differences between the different colleges at The University of Alabama
  • Maintained accurate fundraising program records and client files

Media: After $5 Million Renovation, Museum Brings Moundville Culture to LifeUA’s Moundville Native American Festival Revels in Music, Crafts, Culture

 

Barista, Tuscaloosa, AL     August 2008-May 2011

  • Ensured that all customers were educated on products and services
  • Maintained efficient, friendly service
  • Maintained a pristine environment