Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Bachelor of Science in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology – May 2016
Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO
Natural Resources Geographic Information Systems Certificate – May 2017
Associate of Science – Dec 2013
– Superior keyboarding skills, typing speed of 60 words per minute.
– Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and complex calendar management.
– Proficient in Adobe to create, edit, and modify pdf documents.
– Ability to gain a strong command of new systems, databases and various computer software.
– In depth knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS software – including ArcMap 10.4
– Experience in GPS applications – Familiar with Garmin, Trimble, and Juno GPS units
– Working knowledge in QGIS software for data viewing, editing, analysis, and map production.
Program Assistant, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Monitoring & Modeling
Jan 2017 to Mar 2018, Fort Collins, CO
– Maintained the calendar of appointments and meetings for the M&M Director.
– Provided GIS support on as needed bases; created maps for studies and publications
– Scheduled meetings and conference rooms for the Director and Managers through Microsoft Outlook calendar.
– Arranged conference calls, prepared and reviewed materials and correspondence for meetings.
– Assisted with creation and modification of presentations, spreadsheets, and other various documents.
– Provided office support including answering the phone, ordering office supplies, and sorting and delivering mail.
– Composed and proofread notes, correspondence, and other material for the Director and other staff members.
– Frequently handled multiple projects, changing projects and worked under pressure meeting deadlines.
– Coordinated domestic and international travel arrangements for the M&M director through the federal travel system.
– Timekeeper for approximately 30 staff members. Ensured accurate and timely submission of time and attendance.
– Served as back-up support for other administrative staff when needed, assisted in ad-hoc reports and special projects as needed.
Security Assistant, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Emergency Management Safety & Security Division, Security Branch
Aug 2012 to Jan 2017, Fort Collins, CO
– Personal assistant to the Security Specialist of the Western Region.
– Point of contact for the Federal Identification Credentialing Center.
– Scheduled appointments for assisting applicants and received and checked in new ID cards.
– Coordinated law enforcement assistance for USDA animal facility inspections.
– Coordinated building security system repairs with outside contractors for federal offices in the Western Region.
– Traveled throughout country to assist other APHIS credentialing offices with ID card appointments.
– Access Control: Processed building access requests though the use of Lenel OnGuard systems.
– Assisted with periodic security awareness and crime prevention programs.
– Managed databases to track threats and incidents in a timely manner.
Student Intern, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Risk Identification and Risk Assessment, National Feral Swine Damage Management Program –
June 2016 to Jan 2017, Fort Collins, CO
– Point of contact to receive raw camera trap photo data from Florida and California field crews.
– Assigned photo processing instructions to the Feral Swine team in Fort Collins.
– Maintained data and file management for monthly photo sets that came in from field crews at study sites.
– Created photo modules through the use of a Microsoft Access database.
– Prepared and assigned photo module sets on USB drives to distribute to student volunteers to identify the species in the photos.
– Lead training sessions at Colorado State University to train volunteers on how to use the Feral Swine Access database.