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In Practice:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
BA, Sport Management
School of Kinesiology
University Honors
Michigan State University
MAED, Postsecondary Leadership
School of Education
Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University
Director, Center for Pre-College Outreach
July 2014-present
Research and pursue funding opportunities to fuel department growth and outreach efforts
Oversee development of newly established “Pre-College Innovative Outreach Institute”
Cultivate partnerships between external funders, industry, corporate sponsors, and P-16 schools
Associate Director, Center for Pre-College Outreach
December 2012-July 2014
Maintained prior responsibilities and duties as Assistant Director
Managed operations for three flagship programs: Summer Youth Programs, Mind Trekkers, GEAR UP
Supervised three newly established professional positions within the department
Assistant Director, Center for Pre-College Outreach
September 2010-December 2012
Led and implemented innovative university K-12 outreach initiatives (i.e. Mind Trekkers)
Identified RFPs (i.e. NSF) and assisted Director in grant writing and submission
Supervised non-traditional college access programs and outreach data assessment
Coordinator, Youth Programs
May 2008-September 2010
Oversaw and troubleshot all aspects of over 70 precollege academic programs annually, including:
recruitment, hiring, training and directing annual staff of over 100 employees
Facilitated collaboration between internal and external K-12 education stakeholders
Delivered STEM education best practices through multiple conference presentations
Assistant Coordinator, GEAR UP/College Day Program
January 2008-May 2008
Executed mission of a federal & state sponsored program preparing youth for college
Served as liaison between university and local schools and executed new programs
Developed materials, presentations and workshops for parents and students
USA Water Polo
Colorado Springs, CO
National Office & Sport Development Intern
Summer 2006
Developed and coordinated the 2006 USA Water Polo Summer/Winter National Camps
Performed administrative and operational tasks as assigned by Director of Sport Development,
including: event management, logistics, public and media relations
Houghton, MI
Student Affairs and Advancement Student Staff Training
Committee Chair, Michigan Technological University
August 2013-present
Develop high-energy training sessions annually to effectively introduce students to the DSAA culture.
Houghton, MI
Mind Trekkers®
Co-Founder & Advisor, Michigan Technological University
February 2010-present
Serve as proactive resource for organization while magnifying awareness across campus & country
University Senate of Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI
Chair, Institutional Planning Committee
May 2010-May 2011
Actively represented university staff constituents and served on Presidential Task Force
The LeaderShape Institute
Houghton, MI
Facilitator, Family Cluster
January 2010
Supported participants throughout 6-day institute as they engaged in intensive leadership training,
clarifying questions and sharing ideas while teaching segments of the curriculum
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Science Festival Alliance (SFA)
Public speaking; Team building and mentoring; Experience with BANNER; Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and
Adobe Creative suite; Manager of multiple social media platforms; Event & volunteer management; Logistics