To use my unique combination of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities to empower and improve the lives of others in order to achieve Social Justice.



Work History

Work History

Disaster and Health Services Volunteer

American Red Cross2003-Present

Oregon Trail Chapter2009-Present

Oregon Mountain River Chapter-Columbia River District


Disaster Action Team

2003- 2008

Health Services


* Local and National disaster response, preparation and training activities

* Lead and conduct CPR/AED/First Aid Classes

* Recruit and direct volunteers

Stationed at Lamar- Dixon shelter in Gonzales LA. during the Katrina/Rita hurricane Response, 2005

Rehab Services Aid

Mid Columbia Medical Center


* Assist Therapist with patient therapy sessions

* Consult with medical and therapy staff

* Anticipate, provide and apply therapeutic aids

* Teach and guide patients through exercise routines

* Ensure daily paperwork is completed and filed

* Provide direct patient care as needed

Certified Nurse Assistant

Medical Staffing Services, Mid Columbia Medical Center, Oregon Veterans Home, Hood River Care Center


* Create, manage and coordinate schedules of 6-24 residents and their caregivers

* Guide, provide and assist patients/residents with activities of daily living

* Retrieve, report, monitor and analyze patient/resident information

* Assist medical staff with procedures as needed

* Advise medical/ancillary staff on condition of patients/residents

* Train new C.N.A staff

* Develop interpersonal relationships between patient/resident family members and medical staff

* Conduct needs assessments

Administrative Assistant

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum


Cross trained in all departments to provide assistance as needed.

* Answer and direct incoming calls

* Admit, educate and direct guests

* Provide excellent customer service in the gift store

* Assist with various projects ineducation, curating and fundraising

Assistant Manager

Payless Shoe Source1993-1997

* Provide a superior customer service experience

* Recruit, interview, hire, train new employees

* Ensure a goal oriented work atmosphere

* Create and monitor work schedules and priorities for a staff of six people

* Complete tasks within specified time periods

* Complete and schedule work priorities while staying within budget


2008 - 2010

CPR/AED/First Aid Insturctor

American Red Cross
Dec 1999 - Jul 2009

Certified Nurse Assistant

State of Oregon



Michelle Pickett

Kimberly Birk-Fitzjarrald

Dennis Vance

Lynette Magnuson

Ann Stanley