North Carolina State University

      • Pursuing Masters of Architecture, expected graduation December 2014
      • B.S. Civil Engineering, graduated May 2011

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM), graduated June 2007

Work Experience

Event and Media Coordinator at Community Food Lab
(June 2013 – present)

      • collaborative research, working on diverse food system projects including farmer’s market case studies, site analysis, infrastructure studies, education and food advocacy
      • build firm identity and lead social media campaigns including Twitter, Facebook and Kickstarter

Graduate Research + Teaching Assistant at NC State University
(January 2013 – December 2014)

      • worked to create a mapped database of Wake County historic markers for the purpose of teaching a course in using mapping as a design method
      • performed informal surveys as part of neighborhood identity campaign in SW Raleigh
      • teaching assistant for Design Inquiry (freshman design student theory + methods course)
      • surveyed and lead workshops with team to catalog food related interdisciplinary research opportunities

Engineering Intern at Pabst & Hilburn, PA
(June 2012 – August 2013)

      • assist office functions as intern for civil site development and stormwater BMP design firm
      • prepared site analysis reports; site, grading, erosion control plans and construction documents
      • communicated directly with clients, designers, contractors, planning and zoning staff

Cashier + Water Safety Instructor at City of Raleigh Aquatics
(April 2008 – present)

      • teach swimming lessons (500+ kids to date) as Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructor
      • perform secretarial and cashiering tasks including taking payments, registering lesson participants, answering phones, organizing information and communication

Marketing Communications Manager at
(August 2010 – January 2011)

      • developed website structure, layout, blog organization and schedule
      • built web-based social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook) to launch speaking engagements
      • managed regular blog posting and event announcements on a contractual basis

Civil Engineering Laborer at Eielson AFB, Alaska
(June 2008)

      • assisted in base recreational site upkeep by clearing trails, transplanting trees, etc.
      • performed office tasks for Environmental flight of CE Directive and organized EPA guidelines

Alaska Summer Research Academy Intern at University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(July 2006 + 2007)

      • attended camp, Denali National Park seismic data collection + qualitative analysis
      • returned as intern  to aid camp activities and research

Volunteer Activities

      • Member, National AIAS Digital Media Task Force (August 2013 – July 2014)
      • Vice President, AIAS | NCSU (April 2013 – May 2014)
      • South Quad Conference Committee Chair, AIAS | NCSU (May 2012 – April 2013)
      • President, NCSU Chapter of Self Knowledge Symposium Foundation (August 2008 – 2011)
      • Volunteer, Madison County Public Library (June 2005 – July 2005)
      • Volunteer, USAF Youth Services at AEDC, TN (June 2003 – August 2003)
      • Volunteer, Madison Manor Nursing Home (May 2002 – June 2002)

Computer Programs + Internet Skills

AutoCAD, trimble SketchUp, Autodesk Civil3D, ArcGIS, ArchiCAD, Solidworks, Multiframe, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge, Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Mac OSX, Open Office, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, Google Drive, WordPress, Squarespace, html, css, Kickstarter, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

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