Harvest Against Hunger/Rotary First Harvest, Seattle, WA / Jun 2012 - Present
Establish goals and plans for soliciting donations to support the nonprofit's operations.
Plan, organize and run in-person fundraising special events.
Write grants and grant reports for corporation and foundations.
Developed, populated, advertised, and ran online fundraising activities, notably an annual online auction.
Work with and grow board relationships for organization development and support.
Write, edit, and distribute electronic and paper newsletters and annual letters to donors and supporters.
MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Girl Scouts of Western Washington/Girl Scouts Totem Council, Seattle, WA / Jul 2000 - Jul 2011
Recruit, vet and train new adult volunteers.
Supervise, manage, support, and guide 500+ adult volunteers.
Recruit, speak to, guide, provide programming for and support youth members.
Plan, staff and run special events.
Engage the public through public speaking events.
Oversee safety practices and policies.
Budget and plan for regional spending. Assist in raising needed funds.
Celebrate volunteer and member accomplishments through recognition events and activities.
COLLEGE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR
Green River College, Auburn, Kent, WA / Sep 2006 - Jun 2011
Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Teach a wide variety of writing and literature classes, from pre-college to sophomore levels.
Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, working with colleagues, and participating in conferences.
15738 120TH AVE SE, RENTON, WA, 98058
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Ph.D. Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (Jun 2003)
Awards & Honors
Editor and Writer, UofA English 100 series textbook and teacher books
Teaching Assistant, awarded own classroom for 4 years
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, Bellingham, WA
M.A. English (Jun 1993)
Awards, Honors, Activities
College Teaching Preparatory Program.
Writing Center Tutor
Living Group Adviser, Japan University students
WWU, Bellingham, WA
B.A. English Studies (Jun 1992)
Awards & Honors
Honors Program Graduate
Study Abroad, Mexico
Collegiate Kiwanis (Circle K), Lieutenant Governor (2 years), member.
Spanish, basic conversational skill
Editing skills for a variety of texts
Public Speaking skills
First Aid and CPR Certified