I specialize in working with the complex psychological issues of underserved populations. My passion for sustainability, equality, community enrichment, and justice, combined with my comprehension of multiple languages and cultures, I am ideal in the realm of mental health and international development training with an emphasis on the fundamental healing of refugee, war-zone and disaster survivors.

Work experience

Work experience

Portfolio Manager

Aug 2015 - Present
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Work with maintenance and occupancy staff to assure that vacant units are ready to rent and that vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
  • Oversight of all resident move-ins and move-outs.
  • Accurate collection of rent and resident charges. Ensure all regulatory audits are prepared for and responded to in a timely manner.
  • Work with on-site staff and case managers to ensure successful resident experience with Cascadia Housing.
  • Coordinate with on-site staff to insure that residents meet lease requirements. Issue lease enforcement notices, communication with program staff when possible and pursue eviction actions as necessary.
  • Collaborate with facilities staff for property inspections to ensure that properties are well maintained.
  • Collaborate with other property management staff on the development, review and reporting of: annual operating budgets for each property, capital needs budgets, preventative maintenance plans, replacement reserve analysis, emergency response plans and the implementation of capital improvement projects.
  • Complete annual employee training requirements and licensing requirements for the facility as well as agency requirements. Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements.

Office Coordinator

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Order and track supplies for 50­ unit residential facility
  • Create and deliver summaries of clinical and various program meetings
  • Organize and coordinate all office operations
  • Create and maintain doctor, nurse and staff calendars
  • Administer notices to tenants for housing or program violations
  • Coordinate maintenance operations including fire department and unit turnover 
  • Compile reports of services utilized by clients
  • Assist emergency personnel and follow protocol
  • Embody team atmosphere

Respite Residential Counselor

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Member of interdisciplinary team specializing in Trauma Informed Care
  • Act as primary treatment coordinator
  • Pass routine and PRN medications
  • Coordinate doctor, nurse and outside specialists' schedules with clients
  • Clinical documentation using electronic health record system
  • Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPAA requirements
  • Ongoing training 
  • Mental health counseling and life coaching
  • Intake/Discharge client paperwork
  • Hold interviews, facility tours and maintain confidential records

Educational Consultant

Mar 2008 - Sep 2008
Khon Kaen Education Initiative
  • Direct classroom teaching for grades K-12
  • Shadow teaching
  • Taught Thai English teachers curriculum development
  • Worked directly with Mayor, Vice Mayor, Municipal Administrators and NGO
  • Visited, studied and assessed alternative schools K-8 as part of curriculum development for new school
  • Taught English camps for Thai EnglishTeachers & Administrators
  • Kept excellent daily records
  • Worked both independently and as part of a team
  • Very demanding atmosphere



International Development Specializing in Latin America

Mar 2009 - Aug 2013
Portland State University

Foreign Languages
International Development
Technical Writing
Spirituality in Latin America
Linguistic Human Rights
Latin American History
International Law



CPR/First Aid

Jan 2015 - Present

TEFL Certificate

May 2006 - Jul 2006
TEFL-Prague Worldwide