A dedicated professional with over seven years experience successfully providing administrative, management and secretarial support for a large organization. Proficient in a range of computer applications, with well-developed communication and customer service skills. Proven abilities in efficiently planning and managing multiple assignments with tight deadlines. A proactive problem-solver gettingthe job done with a positive approach to work and life.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Communications Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating, maintaining and promoting the online presence of BUC through the website, Facebook pages, Google+, and YouTube. 
  • Analyzing data metrics and building strategies to attract and appeal to a new generation of congregants. 
  • Filming, editing and publishing video content. 
  • Creating and editing a monthly 12 page newsletter, soliciting and managing advertisement.
  • Developing promotional materials reflective of the church mission statement.
  • Liaising with staff, committee chairs, and volunteers in building community, and strengthening a common vision. 
  • Organizing and offering regular opportunities for ongoing education in the use of social media to the congregation and staff. 
  • Overseeing and monitoring all church publications and print materials to ensure a consistent theme and message. 
  • Maintaining the church membership database and training staff in its use and operation. 
May 2008 - Aug 2011

Church Administrator

Responsibilities included: Answering the phones, managing rental contracts -- (built rental income to $75,000 annually), supervising maintenance and custodial staff, overseeing the budget, handling payroll, managing contractual obligations for building maintenance and leased equipment.

Other responsibilities including, but not limited to: generating and editing a monthly 12 page newsletter, weekly email communications, updating and maintaining the website, gnerating the Annual Report, overseeing various committees and coordinating volunteers. Hired to be the face of Birmingham Unitarian Church, a liberal, inclusive and welcoming community promoting tolerance and acceptance of others. I was an executive support to the Senior Minister, scheduling flights, managing calendars and scheduling.

Aug 2000 - Jun 2006

Team Teacher, Stage II

Full-time Team Teacher Stage II (K & 1st Grade). Responsibilities included: Supporting the Head Teacher in helping to create a classroom environment reflecting the educational philosophy of the founders, George & Annemarie Roeper. Teaching, report writing, developing strategies to deal with individual situations, parent/teacher conferences, and report writing.

Ball Memorial Hospital

1991 - 1994

Unit Secretary/Heart Monitor Technician

Trained in every department of the hospital to provide medical transcription, heart monitoring, and unit secretarial support.

Lincoln National Bank

1988 - 1991

Recovery Clerk

Secretarial support for the recovery department. Managed repayment contracts, posted payments, handled billing, answered phones, general clerical work.



Oakland Community College

Sep 2011 - May 2012

Office Administration

Microsoft Office Suite, Digital Video, Web Design, Digital Photography, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Medical Terminology.

Certificate of Completion

UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, KDMC Berkeley, delivers hands-on, skills training for journalists, communication professionals and educators interested in digital media and the information ecosystem to create engaging multimedia, multi-platform content.

Taylor University Fort Wayne

Jan 1982 - Jun 1986

Bachelor of Arts

TUFW closed in 2009. Completed three years towards a BA in Liberal Arts.



Heartsaver CPR AED

Aug 2013 - Aug 2015

A-1 Health & Safety Education


Microsoft Office
Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Video Editing and Production
Mac OSX & Windows OS
Newsletter Editing
Creating content, editing submissions, layout and design, image correction and graphic design.
Final Cut Pro X
Social Media Manager
Keynote or PowerPoint
Google/YouTube/Facebook Analytics Review
Web Design
Photoshop/Image Correction
Adobe Photo Shop

Video Portfolio