Ability to be hands-on and open minded in any working situation. Team player, organized, and driven. Creative and full of fresh, innovative ideas. 



Website Management

Microsoft Software


Social Media Platforms

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Vine, Pinterest



Work experience

Work experience
Jun 2014 - Present

Program Coordinator

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership
  • Conduct research and collaborate on program development for general workshops, Balboa Park Mix & Match, customer service training, and accessibility workshops.
  • Manage registration, location, and equipment procurement, and additional logistics; as well as preparing program materials and handling set-up.
  • Lead marketing and communication efforts for BPLI: maintain website and online dissemination of content; strategize and drive BPLI’s use of social media.
  • Serve as a liaison between Park staff, organizations, community and partners to support collaborative efforts of constituents.
  • Track program, participant, and organizational data, as well as processing expenses.
  • Assist with grant writing and reporting.
  • Help align BPLI with other BPCP programs and grant initiatives such as the Art of Science Learning San Diego Incubator and San Diego State University’s InforMath.
Mar 2014 - May 2014

Program Coordinator

Armed Services YMCA San Diego
  • Responsible for creating, enhancing, and reorganizing curriculum for programs.
  • Assist with strategic planning of programs and documentation to ensure program goals are met.
  • Manage youth development programs and ensure quality of programming through supervision and training staff.
  • Recruit and interview families and children for youth programs.
  • Conduct focus groups with youth to evaluate programs.
  • Design and implement new statistical reporting processes for youth programs for development purposes.
  • Support grant application and fund generation using ASY stories, participant photos, and other activities.
  • Organize and order program supplies and equipment according to program budget.
  • Communicate with donors, potential donors, individuals in need, volunteers, partners, ASYMCA SD Board and staff, and others from the community.
Jun 2013 - May 2014

PR Liaison for Family & Youth Enrichment

Armed Services YMCA San Diego
  • Responsible for supporting and implementing the Armed Services YMCA rebranding process.
  • Strategically redesign (copy and editing) flyers, calendars, brochures, and forms for distribution.
  • Successfully designed media items (banner, posters, invitations, etc) for Father & Daughter Dance using Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Draft text for website, email blasts, and social media regarding programs and special events.
  • Assist with scheduling social media postings for special events and weekly programs.
  • Take lead in writing blog posts about summer camp program for “News & Press” section on website.
  • Successfully secure vendor for special event printing needs.
  • Create and distribute an organized plan to rebrand products within department.
  • Take lead in collecting photos for redesign process.
  • Implement and ensure the “Y voice” in all media text.
  • Work collaboratively with PR & Development and Family & Youth Enrichment to prioritize rebranding needs.
Nov 2011 - Mar 2014

Program Leaders

Armed Services YMCA San Diego
  • Responsible for maintaining communication and partnerships with outside organizations and schools.
  • Successfully coordinated camp scholarships in partnership with Living Coast Discovery Center, which includes scheduling marketing dates and registering families.
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating for special events: Father & Daughter Dance, Healthy Kids Day and Day Out programs.
  • Successfully managed the pre, during, and post tasks for Day Out program which includes marketing and media design, registration, follow-up, documentation, and trip planning.
  • Coordinate all details associated with Day Out programs including negotiating with vendors to secure goods and services and communicate with participant’s families via email blasts and promotional items.
  • Ensure quality programming and customer service to participants and community.
  • Responsible for completing statistical reports weekly and monthly.
  • Utilize resourcefulness and problem solving skills in order to work independently and manage multiple priorities and responsibilities.
Jul 2010 - Dec 2011

Children's Activities Coordinator

YWCA of San Diego County (Cortez Hill Family Center/Becky's House Emergency Shelter)
  • Coordinate and implement daily programs and activities for children at shelter.
  • Maintain activity documentation: attendance list, monthly activities report, and A Window Between Worlds (a therapeutic art program) monthly activity reports.
  • Successfully created and implemented program rules and guidelines for Children’s Program.
  • Coordinate planning and production of special events, including vendors, donations, and all related promotional and advertising.
  • Responsible for management, supervision, and documentation of interns and volunteers in Children’s Program.
  • Successfully researched, created partnerships, and implemented new programs in Children’s Program including a therapeutic music program and off-site fieldtrips.
  • Recruit volunteers and interns to assist with all aspects of special event and activities.
  • Create all media and flyers for events and activities.
  • Certified domestic violence counselor.


Jul 2013 - Jun 2014

Master of Arts

National University

Masters focus: communication management, communication plans and execution, establishing marketing and communication needs for organizations, follow through and evaluation of plans, research methodologies 

Additional coursework: Content Distribution Processes and Technologies; Integrated Marketing Communications and Research; Crisis Communications & Management; Management of Communication Campaigns; Communications Program Measurement and Evaluation; Management of Creativity & Innovation; and Persuasion and the Content Creation Process.

Overall GPA: 4.0/4.0

Aug 2005 - Dec 2009

Bachelor of Science

University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Major focus: Family development, family resource management, and skills: grant writing, formal presentations, community needs assessment tools and research and analysis of data. Additional Coursework: Family Resource Management; Community Needs and Resources; Family Financial Planning; Family Life Education; Research Methodology; and Consumer Communications.Overall GPA 3.5/4.0