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Work experience

Oct 2006Present

Project Manager

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC SW

·Responsible for community collaboration as a recipient of the Arkansas Department of Health community tobacco grant.

·Coordinator of the Teens with the BEAT (TWTB), a youth outreach peer-to-peer tobacco prevention program in four counties, Howard, Miller, Hempstead and Little River.

·Responsible for quarterly grant reporting.

·Work with community health coalitions.

·Maintain an open communication with area schools.

·Work with coalitions to secure grant resources and grant writing.

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·Responsible for community education on tobacco prevention.

·Representative for the B.E.A.T. Tobacco Control Coalition in community and school presentations.

·Responsible to adhere to and maintain an annual budget.

·Responsible for public speaking engagements, radio, and television.

·Responsible for program advancement through fundraising events and marketing.

·Prepare all press releases and newsletters for B.E.A.T. Tobacco Control.

Apr 2005Oct 2006

Media Assistant

Assistant Media Specialist

April 2005- October 2006Texas A&M University-Texarkana

·Responsible for setting up and maintaining multimedia equipment in classrooms.

·Organize, shoot and edit interviews for university promotions

·Editing layout & design

·Avid Productions


·Share responsibility of insuring all deadlines are met for media updates in classrooms

Nov 2004Feb 2006

Writer, Photographer, Ad Design

Images Magazine

Copy Editor and layout & design, reporting& photography, Ad builder

November 2004-Febuary 2006Images Magazine

·Responsible for all facets of news and feature writing including photography

·Actively worked with publisher to establish advertising base for new publication

·Meet all deadlines to ensure timely publication of the magazine

·Maintain good relations with advertisers and recruit new advertisers.

·Page layout & design


·Share responsibility of insuring all deadlines are met for page layout and design.


Bachelor of Science

Texas A&M University -Texarkana
May 2002Dec 2005

Masters of Science

Texas A&M University


Master of Science in Instructional Technology

Texas A&M University-Texarkana.December 2007

Steven Covey Student Leadership Development Program Certification

Texas A&M University-Texarkana. June 2007

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication

Texas A&M University-Texarkana. May 2006.Graduated with Honors GPA 3.5

Associate Degree in Mass Communications,

Texarkana College 2004, Honors Graduate 2004, Dean’s List Fall 2003, Spring 2004




  • To receive my MS with a 100% increase in knowledge of theory, foundation and models of teaching/learning.

  • To plan, design and implement a youth focused leadership program.
  • To build a community collaboration which breaks the barriers of prejudices.
  • To increase my video production and development skills from documentary and commercial formats to producing instructional videos.

  • To gain the knowledge to perform complete need assessments and program evaluations.

  • To increase my ability to effectively manage an instructional program.

  • To increase my grant-writing skills in order to develop a sustainability plan for a non-profit organization.



Summary of Qualifications
Summary of qualifications                         Masters of Science in Instructional Technology             Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications 7 years experience in layout and design of newspaper and magazines.             6 years experience in advertising design. 9 years experience in planning and coordinating promotional campaigns, public relations and recruitment. 6 years experience in youth program facilitating and coordination. 7 years experience in prevention education 2 years experience in curriculum writing and planning. 2 years experience in grant writing. 15 years experience in the medical field. 1 year in student leadership development.             Excellent written and verbal communication skill. Excellent computer skills.  Proficient in desktop publishing, web design and various photo design programs.