||1118 Bradfield Drive SW
Leesburg, VA 20175-4304
home: (703) 669-6152
cell: (571) 212-6681
I am currently available and seeking full-time permanent or temporary positions.
The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Summa Cum Laude
GPA: 3.9/4.0 overall; 4.0/4.0 in major coursework
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Minor in General Science
Bachelor of Arts in History
Operating Systems: Windows 2000 and Solaris
Software: Entire Microsoft Office suite and Lotus Approach
Web: Web page design, HTML hand coding, Dreamweaver, and Microsoft FrontPage
Programming: Perl, CGI, Introductory courses in Pascal and C, Perforce revision control
Organized: Able to plan and implement large and small projects
Initiative: Able to self-motivate and self-teach
Supervisory: Experience and training in supervision
Training: Have provided training to groups on a variety of topics
French (not fluent)
Spanish (not fluent)
Analytical approach to problem solving
Communication skills include training and experience in speaking, listening, and writing
Have performed research in a wide variety of fields
San Jose, CA
June - August 2001
Position: Executive Secretary and Receptionist
Performed various administrative tasks in temporary positions. Maintained executive schedules, planned meetings, answered multi-line phone system, sorted and delivered mail, performed data entry, greeted visitors, and performed various other duties as needed.
San Mateo, CA
January - April 2001
Position: Coordinator of Volunteers
Coordinated a volunteer program that has nearly 400 volunteers working in every area of the animal shelter. Oversaw volunteer recruitment, placement, training, recognition, and retention.
Harvest Food Bank
San Carlos, CA
July 1999 - August 2000
Position: Community Programs Coordinator
Coordinated two community-based food assistance programs. Recruited, trained, supported and supervised volunteers; maintained service databases and statistics; managed membership; conducted outreach; and fostered interagency collaboration. Produced and distributed a quarterly program newsletter. Worked with staff in other counties to assure administrative consistency throughout agency. Assisted with general office duties as needed, including volunteer supervision, client referrals, and donor support. Duties required handling of confidential client applications.
Operation Brown Bag - 200 volunteers prepared and distributed approximately 1750 bags each week for seniors.
Family Harvest Program - 50 volunteers distributed groceries to approximately 300 families each month.
Sexual Assault Crisis Center
January - December 1998
Position: Coordinator of Volunteers and
Recruited, trained, and managed a team of up to 40 volunteers with responsibility for maintaining 24-hour coverage of a sexual assault hotline. Staffed the crisis line. Provided accompaniment, advocacy, and follow-up services for victims. Managed the office, including basic bookkeeping. Assisted with special events planning and grant proposals. Compiled and distributed a monthly newsletter. Duties required handling of confidential client files.
USDA Small Fruit Research Station
May 1993 - August 1994, Summer of 1995 and 1996
Position: Research Intern with a Plant Pathologist
Performed experimental work in both lab and field settings. Designed, implemented, and reported research. Maintained numerous lab cultures and hundreds of plants.
USM Presidential Scholar
Rhodes Scholarship Nominee 1998
Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities
Workshop: Supervision - Helping People Achieve Results March 2000
Sexual Assault Crisis Center volunteer 1997-1998
Complete personal and professional references available upon request.