Environmental professional with six years of experience in watershed research, environmental education, and environmental consulting services. I am currently serving as a projects manager overseeing watershed protection programs in the Upper White River Basin of Arkansas. I have successfully developed graduate research studying phosphorus in streambed sediments, led a community Adopt-A-Watershed Program, and served as a community leader for watershed protection. I actively seek opportunities for engagement on issues of geography and water quality.
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Master of Science in Geography Focus in environmental geography and watershed science
Updated annual Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans for transportation clients.
Scanned and uploaded Material Saftey Data Sheets into an onlne database.
Maintained information about clients' on-site hazardous materials.
Environmental Educator - Water Quality Team Member CAC AmeriCorps of Knoxville, TN
Served as a supplemental instructor for high school ecology classes, reaching approximately 350 students weekly.
Created outdoor ecology labs on water quality issues that supplemented in-class lessons.
Developed service-learning projects that supported academic work and increased awareness of local watersheds.
Assisted state water quality officials with field work including collecting benthic macroinvertebrates, completing Index of Biotic Integrety (IBI) surveys, and collecting stream samples for chemical analysis.
International Geographical Honor Society - Gamma Theta Upsilon Iota Theta Chapter
Excellence in Fieldwork Presented by the University of Tennessee Department of Geography
Extraordinary Campus Leadership and Service Presented by Chancellor Dr. Loren Crabtree - University of Tennessee
Leader Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians
Volunteer The Alliance for Climate Protection
Student Senator University of Tennessee Graduate Student Senate