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Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Science Instructor & Department Chair

East Side Union High School District

James Lick High School (Biology, Integrated Science, ELL Science, Physiology).

Additional Duties:  Leo's Club Advisor, Senior Class Adviser, Special Curriculum Development, Death Valley Field Trip Coordinator, and Environmental Club Advisor.

Jun 2005Dec 2005

Biologist

San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

Managed the Avian Disease Prevention Program. Assisted with vegetation, shorebird, and landbird studies. Managed volunteer network and Excel database. Co-authored Avian Disease Prevention Program reports for the Cities of San Jose and Sunnyvale.

Aug 2004May 2005

Project Management Technician

Western Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Contractor with PG&E's vegetation management program. Pre-inspected power lines for hazards and notified property owners of clearance work to be performed.

Education

2008

Biology Single Subject Teaching Credential

San Jose State University
2003

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Ecology

California Polytechnic State University

Senior Project:  “The Incidence of Clostridium botulinum in the South San Francisco Bay Area.”  Approximately 20 years of research was used to determine the factors affecting the spread of avian botulism in the South Bay Area. 

Skills

Fundraising and Volunteer Mangement
Schedual and Project Management
Google Apps Suite
Microsoft Office