RESUME

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 

Presenter, Seattle Public Schools Service Learning Conference Student Adult Partnerships: Identifying and Eliminating Ageism, 2012

 SOAR/King County Youth Development Network Youth Engagement Practitioners Cadre, 2012

Writing Workshop Facilitator, Missouri Cancer Associates, 2011

Rural Sociology Graduate Student Association, Secretary, 2010

St. Louis Post Dispatch Entertainment Blogger, 2006

LeadershipPlenty Program, Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 2004

Assistant to Artistic Director, That Uppity Theatre Company, 2002

Featured Playwright, Webster University Conservatory, 2002

Producing Director, Surfacing: Emerging Playwrights Festival, Webster University, 2001

Dean’s Award for Service, Webster University, 2001

Editor, The Green Fuse, Webster University, 2001

Featured Playwright, One Act Play Festival, Webster University, 2000

WORK

Summer Search Seattle, Outreach and Program Manager

Manitou Osage Bluff Regional Association, Intern

University of Missouri-Columbia, Research/Teaching Assistant

America SCORES Seattle,Program Associate                                                                             

Springboard to Learning, Creative Writing Teaching Specialist

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, Enrollment Specialist

United Way of Greater St. Louis,Community Investment Associate

LIFT-Missouri,AmeriCorps VISTA Program Coordinator

VOLUNTEER

Powerful Schools, Afterschool Program Volunteer                                                                      

Missouri Cancer Associates, Writing Workshop Facilitator                                                  

Seattle Girls School, Mentor                                                                                                            

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Big Sister                                                                                               

DEGREES

MS Rural Sociology-Community Development  University of Missouri-Columbia  

      Organizational Change Certificate  Truman School of Public Affairs

BA English & Creative Writing Webster University