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Graham, TX
April 16, 2020

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Kathryn Gillingham

***B Cherry St

Graham, TX. **450



Hardworking, driven individual looking to fulfill my calling for serving the community as a first responder. Two years of wildland firefighting experience, strong problem-solving skills, remaining calm under pressure, a team-oriented attitude and athletic successes as a Division 1 college competitor make me a strong candidate for a position as an Emergency Medical Technician.


Wildland Firefighter, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Loomis, WA, June 2019 to present; June to mid-September 2017.

Accountable for maintenance of equipment and fire suppression/prevention methods. Developed leadership skills through acting as tailgunner and working toward Firefighter 1 qualifications during second year of firefighting as a member of the Highlands 20 Hand Crew.

Assistant Rowing Coach, South Kitsap High School, Port Orchard, WA, March to May, 2019.

Responsible for the athletes’ safety while also assisting the head coach and first assistant coach in developing high school rowers for regional competitions and other practice responsibilities including driving the team truck and 60+ foot boat trailer with tens of thousands of dollars worth of rowing equipment to/from practices each day. Adept at facilitating team/athlete conflict resolution. Position ended at the completion of high school rowing season.

Lifeguard, Mercerwood Shore Club, Mercer Island, WA, June to September 2016.

Responsibilities including taking on the responsibility for the safety of the people I was serving, pool maintenance, and opening and closing the pool and facilities. Position ended when university and collegiate rowing resumed.


EMT Basic course, North Seattle College, completed on March 20, 2020

NREMT exam successful completion on April 8, 2020 with completed TX Juriprudence course

Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Washington, June, 2019. Major of Communication

Holy Names Academy, Class of 2015


-EMT-B nationally certified, April 8, 2020

-CPR/first aid certified, December 17, 2019

-Firefighter 2 qualifications: S-130 (Firefighter Training), S-190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior),

-S-211 (Portable Pumps and Water Use), 2017, EWIFTA.

-Interagency Aviation Training: A-110 (Aviation Transportation of Hazardous Materials), A-100 (Basic Aviation Safety) 2017, IAT.

-FEMA IS-100 (Introduction to Incident Command System) and IS700 (National Incident Management



University of Washington Rowing Varsity Athlete 2015-2018

U.S. Rowing Junior National Team, 2014 and 2015. Gold medalist at U.S. High School Rowing Championships and gold medalist at Jr. World Rowing Championships

Volunteer, 2010-2019, for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Soulumination.

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