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Work experience

Jul 2009Present

Environmental Protection Assistant

US Environmental Protection Agency

Provide administrative support to the air division including personnel action processing, facilities request, front office support, and assistance in budget and accounts reconciliation.

Working to improve the personnel action process with the creation of custom forms and data entry automation.

Improving electronic access to in house libraries of atmospheric science research, presently in hardcopy text, by creating digital, text searchable, copies implemented in a custom electronic database and web front end.

Jun 2009Present

Production Intern

Breathe California
Assist the Environmental Health chair of the south bay chapter of Breathe California with the monthly taping and production of the Breathe California TV show airing on CreaTV San Jose channel 15. " Since 1911, Breathe California has worked to prevent lung damage, and to assist those with lung disease or damage. Last year, we helped 140,000 people in the South Bay. The program explores different ways that you can protect your lung health, such as those on air pollution, anti-smoking, energy conservation, asthma management, and dealing with respiratory diseases."
  • Completed the production of each show through the initial research of potential topics and guests to the final studio taping.
  • Prior to the taping of each show, coached guests, working with them to develop topical and pertinent questions.
  • Scripted questions and an introductory tease for each show.
  • Coached guest student producers in the production of the show.

Shows are available for free viewing online at the Creatv SJ webpage: http://www.creatvsj.org/

Search the programming schedule for "Breathe California."

Jun 2004Present

Media Specialist

Books Aloud

Began as a volunteer reader and circulation assistant with Books Aloud dedicating a day each week in the office and in the studio recording books on tape and selecting books for shipment to clients. As an employee my responsibilities included packing daily shipments, media duplication, final preparation of books for shipment, circulation assistance (often working personally with clients), and training and managing volunteers. I continue supporting Books Aloud as an active volunteer.

Education

Photography

Summary of Work

Visual Presentation

Skills

Adobe Premiere
AutoCAD
SketchUp!
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Acrobat Professional
MS Access
MS Excel
MS Powerpoint
MS Word

Objective

A position in the environmental field that requires diverse technical competence, interdisciplinary skills, creativity, critical problem solving, and passion for environmental preservation.

Summary

An environmental professional skilled in academic and primary source research including conducting extensive personal interviews in projects focused on human ecology and sustainability. Multidisciplinary skills encompassing environmental, social, and physical sciences. Seeking opportunities to apply holistic ecological thinking to remediate social and environmental problems. Particular skills include green building design, multimedia presentation, and sustainable practices. 

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