SALES EXPERIENCE

National Clinical Account Executive - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2015-Present

  • Responsible for sales of clinical assessment products such as the Woodcock-Johnson IV in eight states
  • Oversee marketing initiatives for sales territory, including designing and coordinating campaigns to promote clinical products
  • Provide sales presentations and professional development sessions focused on promoting use of clinical assessments

School Psychology Experience

School Psychologist - Antelope Valley Union High School District - 2014-2015

  • As lead member of multidisciplinary team, conduct comprehensive psychological assessments - including cognitive, academic, adaptive, and social/emotional tests, observations, and interviews - to determine special education eligibility
  • Provide DIS counseling services and mental health support for students at comprehensive high school campus

School Psychologist - Federal Way Public Schools - 2011-2014

  • PBIS Coach, Home Visits Coordinator, and Equity for Students Team member at Kilo Middle School
  • Coordinator of department team focused on utilization of technological resources in school psychology practice and creating a department plan for implementation of digital assessment methods
  • Presented multiple trainings on standardized assessment tools for the school psychology department and district special education teachers and paraprofessionals
  • School Psychologist representative on the district Special Education Advisory Committee

School Psychologist - Anchorage School District - 2009-2011

  • Provided assessment, counseling, and consultation services for two elementary schools and the Alternative Career Education/Adult Community Transition program
  • Lead initiative to create a Student Support Team process based on a multi-tiered system of support 
  • Presented school-wide in-service on use of curriculum-based measurement within the framework of RTI
  • Provided consultation and coaching for individual teachers and grade-level teams about the implementation of RTI and application of the RTI model to the Montessori philosophy

School Psychologist Intern - Edmonds School District - 2008-2009

  • Worked directly with supervising school psychologist to provide assessment, consultation, and counseling services in a K-8 school that included two Deaf and Hard of Hearing classrooms
  • Participated in pre-referral activities and intervention planning, including academic interventions, individual and group counseling, and data collection for families and physicians 

 

Psychometrist Experience

Psychometrist - Rainier Scholars - 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014

  • Administered and scored standardized academic and cognitive assessments to middle school students from ethnic minority backgrounds as part of the Rainier Scholars admissions process

Psychometrist - Seattle Children's Hospital - 2008-2009

  • Administered and scored cognitive, academic, social-emotional, and neuropsychological assessment measures and assisted with documentation of assessment results
  • Provided consultation support to psychologists and other department members concerning IEPs, academic placements, and intervention recommendations

 

Human Services Experience

Court Appointed Special Advocate - CASA of Los Angeles - 2017-Present

  • Provide advocacy for a youth in the foster care system. Sworn in by a dependency court judge to advocate for the youth's best interest. Develop written recommendations to the judge regarding safety, permanency, and education

Assistant Camp Director - Steve & Kate's Camp - 2013

  • Collaborated with Camp Director to oversee camp operations of 10+ staff members and 100+ campers at an arts and technology camp for children age 4-13
  • Responsible for ensuring camper safety and security

Crew Supervisor - Washington State Department of Ecology - 2007

  • Supervised crew activities of six Ecology Youth Corps members age 14-17 in various work activities related to litter control and recycling
  • Collaborated with program coordinator in selection, training, and evaluation of crew members
  • Responsible for coordinating litter pick-up and the planning and implementation of environmental education activities

Clinical Associate - Anchorage Community Mental Health Services - 2005-2006

  • Provided group and individual skill-development services for children with severe emotional disturbances
  • Provided case management for clients and their families 
  • Conducted phone screenings of potential clients
  • Responsible for curriculum planning with regard to age and level of need of clients, transportation of clients, and monitoring for safety and behavior
  • Coordinated with school faculty to arrange and conduct school observations

Mental Health Specialist - North Star Behavioral Health - 2004-2005

  • Provided direct patient care to children and adolescents in an acute behavioral health hospital
  • Ensured the safety of patients and maintained a therapeutic milieu
  • Planned, organized, and facilitated social skills groups 
  • Initiated and organized activities that provided positive structure for patients
  • Documented patient behavior and medical interventions
  • Effectively used de-escalation strategies to manage aggressive behaviors

Founding Group Facilitator - Forget-Me-Not Group - 2003-2005

  • Facilitated peer support groups for children coping with the death of  loved one
  • Completed 36 hours of training in models of grief as well as age- and culture-related grief expression
  • Assisted in formation of this program by contributing to initial policy-making discussions and creating community contacts to promote the program 

 

Research Experience

Site Coordinator - Goodman Research Group, Inc. - 2008

  • Assisted with recruitment of field researchers and participant families and facilitated field researcher training sessions 
  • Coordinated communication between field researchers, participant families, and senior research associates
  • Conducted play assessments and interviews in the homes of families of 3-5 year-old children
  • Submitted written reports detailing observations of children during televised science instruction and interview responses

Research Study Coordinator - Child Heath Institute - 2006-2007

  • Assisted in collection of data for the Middle School Coping Study
  • Responsibilities included conducting interviews and administering research questionnaires to adolescents and their parents
  • Training included study protocols, use of assessment tools, and response to suicidal ideation

 

Teaching and Tutoring Experience

Tutor and Mentor - University of Washington Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment - 2007

  • Tutor and mentor for under-prepared undergraduate students
  • Tutoring focused on academic skill acquisition and application, including general study skills

Classroom Aide - Experimental Education Unit - 2007

  • Provided support for preschool teacher in integrated classroom environment consisting of typically-developing students as well as students with a variety of cognitive or developmental disabilities
  • Responsible for monitoring and supervision of students, facilitating classroom activities, and recording data on student progress

Festival Experience

Sundance NEXT FEST - Los Angeles, California

Theatre Manager - 2014, 2016, 2017

  • Oversaw venue operations for film presentations, panels, and music performances at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
  • Lead team of Assistant Theatre Managers and Special Theatre Operations Managers to ensure efficient customer ticketing and seating, on-time screening and performance starts, and movement of guests for introductions and post-film conversations

AFI Fest - Los Angeles, California

Theatre Manager - 2012, 2013, 2014

  • Collaborated with theatre manager team to oversee festival operations at a 6-screen venue
  • Responsible for coordination of patron lines and seating schedules

National Film Festival for Talented Youth - Seattle, Washington

Venue Manager - 2012, 2013, 2014

  • Supervised operations at festival venues at the world's largest film festival for youth
  • Designed operations plan and venue procedures

Moisture Festival - Seattle, Washington

On-Site Artist Liaison - 2013, 2014

  • Responsible for tracking the completion of contracts for all festival performers
  • Trained and scheduled Artist Liaison volunteers
  • Reported final count of total performances by each artist

Seattle International Film Festival - Seattle, Washington

Pre-Screener - 2009, 2013, 2014

  • Viewed and rated 90-100 festival submissions and provided recommendations to the SIFF programming team regarding content and quality of films and relevance to the festival

Special Events Coordinator - 2012

  • Responsible for production and implementation of over 50 festival events
  • Created production schedules and managed event set-up and strike
  • Recruited, scheduled, and managed volunteers for general events duties and specialized teams
  • Organized, maintained, and tracked event-related inventory
  • Extensive utilization of FileMaker Pro , Constant Contact, and Eventbrite

Venue Manager - 2010, 2011

  • Managed theater operations at single-screen festival venue
  • Worked collaboratively with volunteer House Coordinators to oversee venue volunteers and provide customer service
  • Coordinated with various festival departments such as Print Traffic, Guest Relations, and Special Events
  • Responsible for daily reporting (using FileMaker Pro) and deposits

Fremont Players - Seattle, Washington

House Manager - 2013-2014 Season

  • Coordinated box office and theatre operations across 5 weeks of theatre performances 
  • Trained and supervised volunteers

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival - Seattle, Washington

House Manager - 2011, 2013

  • Oversaw venue operations at various at various festival venues
  • Responsible for coordinating with volunteer and venue staff, ensuring on-time film presentation, and interacting with festival customers and guests

Development Assistant - 2012

  • Communicated with sponsors about deadlines for submitting artwork, logos, signage, and collateral materials 
  • Processed new and renewing memberships
  • Maintained member email list in Constant Contact
  • Assisted Development Manager with thank-you letters and phone calls and membership fulfillment

Alaska Film Forum - Anchorage, Alaska

Co-Founder - 2010-2013

  • Collaborated with a team of independent filmmakers to create and sustain an organization dedicated to building Alaska's film community and encouraging independent filmmaking
  • Responsible for coordinating film screenings and filmmaker networking opportunities by acquiring sponsorships, creating production timelines, emceeing events, and gathering audience feedback
  • Managed event promotion through social networking, local media outlets, and advertising
  • Led team responsible for establishing organizational stability and vision

Seattle Fringe Festival - Seattle, Washington

House Manager - 2012

  • Admitted attendees into venues and cleared theatre after screenings
  • Coordinated with performers and stage managers to ensure high-quality presentation

Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Fest - Seattle, Washington

Special Events Manager - 2012

  • Responsible for solicitation, contracting, and stewardship of all event hospitality in-kind accounts
  • Planned and executed all festival events

Balloting and Customer Feedback Coordinator - 2011

  • Coordinated the design, distribution, collection, and counting of ballots for audience awards
  • Designed customer feedback survey

South by Southwest - Austin, Texas

Film Venue Staff - 2012

  • Responsible for line management, seating, and clearing theatres
  • Collaborated with SXSW staff to ensure timely seating and film starts

Palm Springs International Film Festival - Palm Springs, California

Venue Manager - 2012

  • Collaborated with theatre management team to oversee festival operations at a 9-screen venue
  • Responsible for coordination of patron lines and seating schedules

Northwest Film Forum - Seattle, Washington

Volunteer Coordinator - 2012

  • Responsible for interviewing and training new volunteers and assigning volunteers based on individual skill set and organizational need
  • Coordinated communication between staff and interns/volunteers
  • Maintained volunteer database and record of volunteer hours

Anchorage International Film Festival - Anchorage, Alaska

Volunteer and Venue Operations Coordinator - 2009, 2010, 2011

  • Coordinated volunteer activities and venue operations throughout the festival
  • Responsible for recruitment, training, and supervision of 110 volunteers across 4 venues for the 14 days of the festival 
  • Served on the Festival Development Committee 
  • Initiated implementation of Shiftboard volunteer management system
  • Created venue and volunteer manuals and designed venue procedures

Educational Outreach Coordinator - 2010

  • Coordinated visits to high school and college classrooms by festival filmmakers
  • Facilitated filmmaker presentation and Q&A sessions with students

 

Filmmaking Credits

Producer

  • Paul and Bryant Make Out with Everybody (2011) Directors: Bryant Mainord and Paul Jones
  • Magic Eddie Promo (2011) Director: Spencer O'Neill
  • Pretty Little Victim (2011) Director: Paul Jones
  • The Springboards Music Video (2012) Director: David Turnbull

Assistant Director

  • My Sister's Dating a Vampire (2010) Director: Paul Jones
  • Hell Yeah (2011) Director: Claudio Oakley

Production Assistant

  • Double Snap (2010) Director: Paul Jones
  • Odhaleni (2011) Director: Stephanie Wonchala

Sound Operator

  • Groundhog Day Q&A Featuring Stephen Tobolowsky (2013) Director: David Chen

 

Customer Service Experience

Guest Services Representative - Pacific Science Center - 2012-2013

  • Responsible for accurate cash handling and excellent customer service for patrons during the King Tut exhibit

Teller - Wells Fargo - 2003

  • Processed customer transactions and made sales referrals
  • Duties included safe deposit, merchant/vault, ATM processing, bonds and coupons, foreign exchange, and night drop
  • High focus was placed on excellent customer service, money handling skills, and accuracy

Cashier - Office Depot - 2003

  • Duties included basic cashiering, money handling, and customer service
  • Primarily worked in the Copy and Print Center working directly with customers and their orders, including operating five high-end Xerox machines and various other finishing machines, taking orders and sending them to vendors, typesetting, and any other duties required for full-service orders

Assistant Manager - Regal Entertainment Group - 2001-2002

  • Managed shifts consisting of up to 12 floor staff employees and concession supervisors
  • Responsible for opening and closing of business, cash handling and deposit procedures, inventory, employee counseling, training of new employees, and customer service at the management level
  • Management duties included the operation and supervision of nine 35mm theatre projection machines; projection shifts included starting up and shutting down projectors, cleaning the film and mechanical assemblies, troubleshooting, threading film projectors, starting films following a precise schedule, and disassembling film and trailers to prepare for shipment