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Summary

Experienced educator, gifted in teaching, coaching and facilitation. Over ten years of experience in program management, training and team building. Gifted at building key relationships that have a positive impact on organizations.  Strong communicator with ability to project and elicit enthusiasm, drive and energy.  Committed to building multicultural, multiracial, multi-faith and multigenerational communities.

SUMMARY OF STRENGTHS AND QUALIFICATIONS

▪ Instructor & Facilitator        ▪ Curriculum Curator       ▪ Education Program Developer

▪ Volunteer Manager                ▪ Diversity Trainer            ▪   Community Outreach Manager

Work experience

2016

Adjunct Instructor

Bryant & Stratton College
  • Instructor for two classes: 200 level class - Practices in Analytic Reasoning and Critical Thinking and 300 level class – Logic and Reasoning.
  • Teaching the concepts and practice of logic and reasoning with a focus on ethics. Facilitating conversations around controversial topics with the goal of developing critical thinking and reasoning skills that students can apply to their chosen career paths.
2016

Religious School Instructor

Congregation Or Ami
  • Teaching Eighth grade class on Comparative Judaism and World Religions. Responsibilities include curriculum development, instruction, and organizing field trips to provide experience different faith communities both within and outside Judaism.
Jan 2014Jun 2015

Executive Director/Consulting Minister

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Outer Banks
  • Oversaw, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, all areas of congregational life: worship, programs, education, pastoral care, membership, finance and buildings/grounds maintenance. Prepared and led worship for congregation. Organized volunteers. Led management initiatives and handled conflicts.
  • Led congregation through successful process of hiring a new permanent minister
  • Coordinated education activities for the church. Developed curricula, facilitated workshops, oversaw planning and publicity.
  • Created innovative on-line learning program for parents. Work included website development, facilitation of Google Hangout sessions, curating materials as well as marketing and promotion. This was a first for the organization.
Jan 2015Jun 2015

Director of Operations

OBXDIY Makerspace
  • Directed website operations, including managing content and social media implementation for Kitty Hawk, NC start-up, OBXDIY Makerspace. The Makerspace is a community space that provides expertise, space and tools for community members to learn and make.
  • Identified, configured, set-up, and managed usage of cloud-based automation applications and services.
  • Collaborated with CEO to plan rollout of community outreach initiatives.
20052008

Education Program Director

Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists
  • Served as the Unitarian Universalist Campus Minister to the College of William and Mary, organizing and mentoring the UU Circle student group. Worked with colleagues in Campus Ministry, Student Affairs and Office of Student Diversity. Collaborated and planned numerous events with student organizations including IFaith, Hillel, Lambda Alliance.  Annual Speaker and Event Organizer for numerous campus events and programs on behalf of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Provided pastoral counseling, support, and crisis intervention for students as part of the on-call rotation of campus ministers.
  • In collaboration with senior staff and leadership, directed and managed all faith development programs for a congregation of approximately 250 people.
  • Recruited and developed a lifespan faith council to build a program multi-age formation process. The process resulted in a 64% increase in the number of children participating in programs and 70%+ increase in young adult attendance.
20012004

Associate Director of Operations

Office of Student Affairs, Stanford University Medical School
  • Provided human resources, operations and facilities management support for 150 member department, serving approximately 450 students. Supervised two full-time administrative assistants.
  • As Human Resources Manager served as advisor and consultant to all managers in the department for employee performance, hiring and employee relations issues.
  • Project Manager for major renovation project on behalf of Student Affairs offices which resulted in more attractive and better utilized space.  Project came in on-time and on-budget.

Education

2008

MASTERS

School of Theology at Berkeley
1989

B.A

Georgetown University

Skills

Computer skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, OneNote), Google Products including, Docs, Slides, and Sheets. A wide variety of internet based programs such as Evernote; Social Media Professional Communication tools including Constant Contact and Pinterest Business accounts; Web design programs including WordPress.  Education Programs such as Blackboard and Banner. PeopleSoft Human Resources, Kronos.

Volunteer Experience

Alumni Interviewer, Georgetown, 2005 - Present

Trainer, Career Prospectors , 2015 – Present

Founder of Initial Gathering Team, Richmond Hoyas, Dec. 2016 – present

                Formation of Georgetown Alumni Club

Communications and PR Committee, Sept. – Nov. 2015

                2015 Nonprofit Learning Point Summit