Resume

  • Foundations in Computer Science Graduate Certificate, Stanford University 2014 (anticipated).
  • B.A. Urban and Regional Planning, Eastern Washington University, 2006.
  • Three years of proposal writing and management experience.
  • Four years of project management experience.
  • Effective public speaker and presenter.
  • Intermediate fluency in Java, MATLAB, and Python.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced proficiency is Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience with Arcview and similar GIS applications.
  • Communications and Public Involvement Specialist, Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program EnviroIssues, Inc. May 2010 - March 2011
    Responsible for managing communications and outreach programs for the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program. Duties included developing intra-agency and stakeholder presentations, creating program materials, as well as development and implementation of communications and public relations plans.

  • Project Manager, Norton-Arnold & Company July 2007 - November 2009
    Responsible for planning, stakeholder engagement, and public outreach for major public projects and programs. Duties included contract administration, project management, developing program structures, implementation of communications and public relations plans, as well as planning and managing web content and automated databases.

  • Transportation Planning Specialist II, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) March 2006 - July 2007
    Responsible for research and planning for Washington State transportation policy plans and programs. Authored and developed public policy documents, and advised elected officials and executive officers on complex legislative and policy matters.

  • Transportation Planning Intern, Federal Highway Administration June 2005 - August 2005
    Conducted research and authored a best practices guide on pedestrian safety. Represented the Federal Highway Administration Florida Division in multi-agency meetings with state and local agencies for emergency preparedness. Reviewed state transportation plans and programs for compliance with federal law.

  • Student Activities Programming Coordinator, EWU Student Programming Board September 2004 - June 2005
    Created and organized campus events. Job duties included media relations, graphic design, as well as preparing promotional materials and campaigns for campus programs and events.

  • Intern, Leadership Spokane September 2002 - March 2004
    Responsible for production of educational materials, media relations, event planning, curriculum coordination, management of youth volunteer program, grant research, and funding development efforts. Developed first annual Youth Leadership Summits, a quarterly event for Spokane County high school students; designed the program curriculum, coordinated speakers, and secured corporate and non-profit sponsors.

  • Intern, International Trade Alliance May 2003 - August 2003
    Prepared and published annual report on international trade conducted in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, delineating the import and export activity and trends by industry sector. Conducted interviews with regional businesses participating in international trade.
  • Present      Foundations in Computer Science Graduate Certificate, Stanford University.
  • 2010      Certificate in Environmental Law and Regulation, University of Washington.
  • 2006      Bachelor of Arts, Urban and Regional Planning. College of Business and Public Administration, Eastern Washington University.
  • 2006      Professional Achievement Award. College of Business and Public Administration, Eastern Washington University.

  • 2009 - 2010      Planning Commissioner, City of Seattle Planning Commission.
  • 2008 - 2010      Communications Committee Member, Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association.
  • 2008 - 2009      Professional Development Chair, Puget Sound Chapter Board of Directors, Women's Transportation Seminar International.
  • 2003 - 2005      Big Sister Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Spokane County
  • 2002 - 2004      Board Member, Leadership Spokane Board of Directors

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