Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2009 - Present

Sorority Coordinator - Collegiate Resources, International Volunteer Leader

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Volunteer position with Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority, Inc.Oversee more than 60 collegiate chapters in 22 states and assist chapters with leadership development, officer training, idea sharing, programming and goal setting.Create original education training materials for chapter presidents and chapter advisors.Facilitate workshops for more than 200 members at biannual sorority convention.Create original logo designs and presentation materials for sorority collegiate and alumnae excellence programs, presented to more than 800 members at 2010 convention in Orlando, FL.Communicate with regional teams regarding the needs and issues of the region; Conduct and take minutes during regional and department conference calls relating to collegiate issues.Offer on-going constructive feedback, ideas and suggestions to the chapters.Serve as a member of Collegiate Department expert as a representative of collegiate chapters in four regions.

Jun 2009 - Present

Membership Vice President, Greater Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Volunteer position with Gamma Phi Beta Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter.

Initiate positive public relations to local alumnae, collegiate chapters and external public audiences.

Serve as a member of the Alumnae Chapter Executive Board.

Provide resources for member recruitment, brainstorming and goal setting.

Plan and implement various events for more than 150 women, including events coordinated with local alumnae and collegiate chapters.

Support local collegiate chapters in recruitment and lifelong membership retention.

Dec 2010 - Present

Freelance Writer/Editor


o Research, write and edit initial manuscript for Heather Huhman of Come Recommended o Content focused on Generation Y in the workplace

Aug 2009 - Dec 2010

Senior Administrative Assistant, Primary Care Clinics Division, UNT Health

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Maintained calendar for Executive Administrative Director; Acted as liaison between Primary Care Clinics Division and other university offices, patients and the general public; Placed and screened telephone calls for the Executive Administrative Director; Arranged meetings and supported the UNT Health Site Managers meetings, the UNT Health at Alliance committee and Operations Council committee.

Composed, drafted and transcribed correspondence with patients, other University entities and general public for the Executive Administrative Director.

Procured travel vouchers and coordinated travel arrangements for UNT Health administrators and staff; Hosted visitors to UNT Health.

Oversaw filing structures for Primary Care Clinics Division; Maintained high levels of confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA policies.

Assisted in planning operational budget for Primary Care clinics including management and reconciliation of accounts payable; Coordinated invoice payments for Primary Care clinics including memberships/dues, reimbursements, purchase of office supplies, computer equipment, medical supplies and event coordination supplies.

Designed and formatted medical fliers, patient letters, reports, agendas, spreadsheets, contracts and PowerPoint presentations for Executive Administrative Director.

Entered and maintained file copies of Primary Care clinical personnel records including time sheets, leaves of absence, performance appraisals, etc.; Collaborated with Human Resource Services in recruitment and hiring of personnel, changes in employment and termination; Completed required paperwork in relation to personnel records concurrent with state requirements; Communicated with payroll services and human resource services to solve employee-related issues.

Created and implemented invoice tracking system for ten UNT Health Clinics; Analyzed statistics and budgetary issues for presentation to UNT Health administrators; Created purchase orders using the university's electronic procurement system.

Jun 2008 - May 2009

Collegiate Leadership Consultant

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Formulated an original marketing/recruitment plan for a struggling collegiate chapter in New York, resulting in a membership growth of 100 percent, largest growth in over 10 years.

Increased national membership by 7% by planning and presenting workshops to groups of up to 200 on public relations, scholarship and membership recruitment tactics.

Implemented goal-oriented programs in scholarship and member retention for over 1,000 collegians, resulting in sorority-wide increase in membership levels and grade point average.

Developed communication plan and year-round PR plans for 11 collegiate chapters; Initiated positive public relations for collegiate chapters and external publics; Generated social media guidelines and initiatives regarding public image; Created positive public relations between international Gamma Phi Beta and collegiate chapters

Integrated effective, creative training and guidance for collegiate chapter officers; Assisted collegiate chapters across the country with leadership development, membership recruitment, officer training, idea sharing, brainstorming and goal setting.

Communicated with regional teams regarding the needs and issues of the region; Provided on-going constructive feedback, ideas and suggestions to the chapters.

Jan 2005 - May 2008

Writing Center Tutor

Washington State University

Improved inter-program communication as liaison to managerial staff; Led all-tutor meetings.

Mentored and directed up to 45 tutors in Administrative Tutor role; Advised and facilitated more than 115 students in peer-tutorial set English classes.

Edited and proof read many diverse writing styles; Discussed general and specific ways to improve writing at the college level; Taught writers about various reference resources; Tutored writers online.

Led a core group of tutor leaders weekly to discuss Writing Program issues.Helped students develop the skills needed to effectively recognize and respond to strengths and weaknesses in writing.

Dec 2006 - Jan 2008


Washington State University Panhellenic Council

Developed statewide marketing campaign to recruit high school students and promote fraternity and sorority life, resulting in largest sorority recruitment in WSU history.

Initiated Greek Lighting Project in conjunction with City Council including Mayor Glen Johnson, resulting in increased safety within Greek community.

Acted as liaison to University and community officials, representing over 3,000 students.

Documented all Panhellenic accomplishments for Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference (won 5 awards).

Planned and executed bi-annual day-long Chapter President Retreats for over 60 students, staff and community members.

Addressed more than 3,000 students on a variety of timely topics.

Presided at all Executive Council, Chapter President and Panhellenic Association meetings.

Acted as official spokesperson for WSU sorority members in all matters.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Department of Development Intern

Maui Arts and Cultural Center

Coordinated donations for 12th annual Maui Calls fundraiser, raising $370,000 in support for arts and education programs of Maui Arts and Cultural Center, with over 800 attendees.

Updated and organized records for current and potential donor directory, using Raiser’s Edge .

Developed publications and various marketing materials, including live auction script for Maui Calls fundraiser.

May 2007 - Jun 2007

Department of Public Affairs Intern

Master Builders Association

Interviewed relevant public officials and industry figures for personality profiles (including former senator and county councilman Gary Nelson).

Researched and wrote original copies of articles concerning housing issues in King and Snohomish Counties for weekly internal newsletter and monthly magazine with circulation of over 4,100 member companies.

Composed month-long letter campaign to Redmond Reporter in support of public policies.

Developed internal publications and various marketing materials.


Aug 2004 - May 2008

Bachelor of Arts

Washington State University

Minor in Psychology


  • Graduated cum laude, GPA: 3.7
  • President's Honor Roll 2004-2008
  • Cultural Competence Certification from WSU Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity (2008)
  • Received the WSU President’s Award – an annual award given to less than one percent of the university’s students who exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community (2008)
  • Nominated as Outstanding Chapter President and Greek of the Year (2007 and 2008)
  • Awarded Writing Center Tutor of the Year (2008)
  • Awarded Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils’ Outstanding Chapter Scholar (2006)


  • Appointed to University President Elson S. Floyd’s Student Advisory Board – one of 10 members to represent interests of 18,000 undergraduate students to the University (2008)
  • Sorority Chapter President (2006-2007)
  • Greek Leadership Institute Participant and Group Leader (2006 and 2007)
  • Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference Participant and award winner (2007)
  • WSU Leadership Summit Participant (2008)

Volunteer Experiences:

  • Involvement in various philanthropies and civic engagement projects benefiting Campfire USA
  • Volunteer at community babysitting service, P.S. I Love You (2008)
  • Volunteer writing tutor trainer (2007-2008)
  • Volunteer at Murrow Symposium for the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication (2006)
  • Volunteer Stage Manager for MercerArt Dance Studio (2006)



Adobe Creative Suite

I use programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Flash daily in my freelance design projects. I enjoy spending time learning about these programs and I am open to training in this area.

Qualitative/Quantitative Research

Includes budget forecasting, focus groups, phone and internet surveys and data analysis.


I have held several formal and informal leadership positions in student and professional organizations. For more information, see "Work History" and "Education."

Conflict Analysis and Resolution

I have extensive training and experience in conflict resolution and mediation between both individuals as well as groups or organizations.

Public Speaking

Comfortable giving workshops or presentations in small or large group settings. Have experience in speaking to groups of 600+ peers and superiors.


See "Writing Center Tutor" under Work History

Social Media

(Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, LinkedIn, blogging, etc.)

Microsoft Office Suite Programs

Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook and Publisher.

Writing in Associated Press Style



Global Perspectives Diversity Training

WSU Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity