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Professional & Volunteer Experience

Disability Community Advocate
FREED Center for Independent Living
Grass Valley, CA • 2017 – present

  • Assisted FREED in developing disability advocacy teams.
  • Provided support to team members including education, developing strategic plans for organizing advocacy campaigns, and community organizing training and leadership development.
  • Actively participated in California’s Disability Organizing Network.
  • Organized local efforts for regional and statewide strategic plans.
  • Engaged consumers in FREED’s five-county service area around policy issues that impact them.
  • Assisted with the migration of content to FREED’s new website.

Assistant to the Clerk
College Park Quarterly Meeting
Northern California • 2015 – present

  • Served at the Clerk’s Table during plenary sessions for consultation and assistance.
  • Served in the planning of Quarterly Meeting, on the Planning Committee and generally.
  • Assisted other officers and committees in order to assure that the work of the Quarterly Meeting was being done.
  • Clerked session evaluation meetings.
  • Assisted the Clerk between Quarterly Meeting sessions, helping with correspondence, the announcement, and the preparation of the agenda.

Operations Manager
The Woolman Semester School and Sierra Friends Center
Nevada City, CA • 2014 – 2017

  • Managed facilities rentals.
  • Managed office procedures and supplies.
  • Served as the administrative staff member on the Board’s Development Committee.
  • Assisted in the creation and planning of fundraising campaigns.
  • Managed donor database.
  • Generated email and print appeals and donation thank-you letters.
  • Tracked donations and fundraising goals.
  • Generated students’ official transcripts at the end of each semester.
  • Managed campus technology and Woolman’s website.
  • Served as the lead staff member for Woolman’s website upgrade; facilitated internal dialogue on desires and expectations for the new site; represented those interests to the outside web developer and graphic designer.
  • Managed the successful transition of campus phone system to Voice Over IP (VoIP).
  • Maintained staff and public computers and student loaner laptops.
  • Provided technical support and training to staff.
  • Provided as needed graphic design.
  • Taught a documentary production class to Woolman Semester students.
  • Served as a Quaker presence on campus.
  • Participated in the team of faculty and staff that introduced students to Quakerism and Quaker business practices at the start of each semester.

Media and Technology Intern
The Woolman Semester School
Nevada City, CA • 2013 – 2014

  • Managed campus technology and Woolman’s website.
  • Maintained staff and public computers and student loaner laptops.
  • Provided technical support and training to staff.
  • Migrated Woolman’s email hosting system to Google Apps.
  • Assisted in the successful transition of campus wired and wireless internet coverage to an outside vendor.
  • Provided as needed graphic design.
  • Co-taught a documentary production class to Woolman Semester students.
  • Served as a Quaker presence on campus.

Filmmaker
The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, Haverford College
Haverford, PA • 2012

  • Received a grant from The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College to spend the summer working on my film, Discovering the Discovery and the Grandfather Who Saved Millions.
  • Hired two other filmmakers for an eight-day interview tour through New York and New England.
  • Managed $7,600 budget.

Education

Bachelor of Science
Haverford College
Haverford, PA • 2009 – 2013

Bachelor of Arts
Central High School
Philadelphia, PA • 2005 – 2009


The Woolman Semester School
Nevada City, CA • Spring 2009

Greene Street Friends School
Philadelphia, PA • 2003 – 2005