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Hard working, goal-oriented team player focused on producing quality results always. Thrives in an environment where discussion and discourse are encouraged. Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects and priorities. All around writing, editing and communication talent.

Work experience

Sep 2008Present

Public Involvement Planner/Marketing Coordinator


Prepare for and assist with the conduct of project public meetings, including securing meeting location, advertising meeting and recording meeting notes. Write and edit sections of project reports and documents, along with preparing associated graphics. In addition, coordinate with various stakeholders to obtain project information and serve as assistant project manager/task leader on some projects. Also assist with the creation and production of engineering, surveying, environmental and planning proposals; as well as assist with the development of proposal and project graphics and the preparation of company-wide Statements of Qualifications.

Jul 2007Sep 2008

Communications and Web Coordinator

Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC)
Supported all divisions of the AAMDC, primarily the advocacy, policy and communication areas. Produced the Association's press releases, member bulletins and speaking notes, as well as oversaw the design and production of the AAMDC's reports, magazines and other printed material. In addition, managed the content of, access to, and maintenance of the AAMDC website and its associated websites.
Sep 2006Jul 2007

Publications Director

Alaska State Medical Association
Managed the publications/communications efforts of the Alaska State Medical Association, the professional organization for physicians in Alaska, including the Heartbeat newsletter, Alaska Medicine magazine, medical directory, and organization website. Combined, these publications were read by approximately 6,000 persons throughout the state; also assisted with membership marketing and legislative advocacy.
Sep 2004Mar 2006

Operations Manager

Anchorage Community Education Association
Oversaw the information management and public relations functions for the Community School Program. Primary duties included: maintaining online registration system; maintaining agency website; preparing promotional material, including the Community Cache of Classes, a 24-page quarterly publication that went out to 71,000 Anchorage-area residents; and assisting in coordinating course programming.
Sep 2003Sep 2004

VISTA Volunteer

Used journalism/communications background to help with the grantwriting for and marketing of the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, a non-profit that uses space to promote science and math education. Also worked with the Mary Magdalene Home of Alaska, a non-profit that helps women leave prostitution, to research market options and facility requirements for obtaining their own transitional living facility.
Oct 2002Dec 2002

Contributing Writer


Researched and wrote articles for BioWorld’s annual industry review publication. Articles profiled up-and-coming companies, new products and advances in the genomics industry.

Jul 2001Aug 2002

Employee Communications Coordinator

Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.

Produced materials to help with the brand marketing of Harrah’s to its 42,000 employees. Proofread and edited many of the company’s national communications efforts. Also assisted with the writing and design of the company’s benefit communications materials.

Apr 2000Jul 2001


National Mortgage News

Wrote articles for newsweekly on topics ranging from mortgage interest rates to credit scores to predatory lending. Wrote articles for sister newspapers and for the magazine, Mortgage Technology.




Northwestern University


Cornell University

Study Abroad Program in Madrid

Boston University

Writing Samples


MS Expression Web
MS Project
Adobe Acrobat
MS Office Suite
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher)