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Work experience

June 2018Present

Trail Ambassador

Friends of the Inyo
  • Patrolled more than 150 miles of wilderness trails, conducting Leave No Trace  education and trail maintenance / surveys
  • Led volunteer groups in trail maintenance and climate change interpretive  hikes
  • Regularly monitored greenhouse gas emissions and hydrology in alpine meadows in various stages of restoration in order to understand their potential as carbon sinks
May 2016June 2018

Conservation Corps Leader

American Conservation Experience, Student Conservation Association
  • Managed work outcomes and crew dynamics for full-time staff of five, actively managing risks and planning logistics and operations
  • Served as technical advisor for partner agencies and quality control in the construction of full-bench trail, rock and timber structures, and other features as needed
  • Managed budget, administration, reporting, and policy compliance of remote team
Sept. 2014Dec. 2015

Youth Organizing Coordinator

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action/Alaska Center for the Environment
  • Facilitated youth-led network of students from across the state in campaign planning, tactics, and issue choosing resulting in high-profile climate change campaign with more than 1,300 petitions collected and 14 media hits
  • Recruited and led record large and diverse volunteer groups through multiple intensive youth leadership and environmental organizing workshops and retreats
  • Coordinated major donor fundraiser, raising 50% more than anticipated for program
  • Developed and facilitated summer internship orientation for 10 non-profit organizations across the state, with 100% retention in program and record local applicants being selected
Oct. 2013Aug. 2014

Corps Member

Student Conservation Association Massachusetts Americorps
  • Developing and teaching science based environmental education lessons to K-6 classes across Western Massachusetts (October - March)
  • Leading front and back-country conservation projects on public lands across the state including trail construction, invasive species removal, and forest maintenance (April - August)
Sept. 2012July 2013

Fellow

Progressive Majority Washington
  • Researched and identified target local elected offices for candidate development
  • Recruited and trained prospective under-represented candidates for elected  office
  • Developed and ran Progressive Majority Washington's Internship Program
June 2012Aug. 2012

Senior Fellow

Washington Bus
  • Developed and executed 10 week leadership development, community organizing, and campaign management program for beginning community organizers 
  • Program completed over twenty thousand calls, hit thousands of doors across the state, and registered thousands of voters in support of state referendum 

Education

20102013

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

University of Washington, Seattle