Motivated to produce big positive impacts. Experience in surveying and reporting on natural environments. Significant outdoor leadership training and experience managing groups. Practiced in laboratory techniques and simulated population analysis. Water skills, navigation and survival experience, mechanical aptitude. Avid student of the biosphere. Inquisitive, eager and open-minded learner.
Time management PADI certified Divemaster
Excellent Social skills Group Management
Writing; scientific, nonfiction Recently expired Swift Water
Effectual Math use Rescue certification
Practiced in outdoor rescue Independent
scenarios Incorporates criticism
Orientation and Navigation Creativity
Scientifically competent Problem Solving
Exceedingly adaptable Int'l Travel Savvy
Detail oriented Computer-aided drafting
Resilient Current First Aid/CPR with
previous Wilderness First Aid
Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (2015)-University of Hawaii at Manoa Founder of Trees to Seas at UH-Sustainability education organization Executive Vender Coordinator for University Earth Day Festival organizing 40 venders for an attendance of around 5000 Self-funded trip to Indonesia for conservation of Coral reef and education of locals Leader of Multiple back-country excursions including food/shelter/safety responsibilities Participation in successful divestment campaign to remove oil company stocks from the university's portfolio Staff writer for university newspaper Significant cultural insight from travels to Japan, Norway, Indonesia, Cambodia,.
10/2014 - 05/2015
HiBlend Health Bar and Cafe - Honolulu, HICashier
Great Britain, and Mexico.
Repeat instructor for Biosphere Foundation international student camp Computer-aided draft design for electric motorcycle conversion An eatery focused on local and organic ingredients.
Heavy customer service emphasis.
High standards for cleanliness and presentation.
Multitasking and attention to detail was imperative during daily rushes.
Abundant cash register operation and customer interaction.
Worked as Dive Master on the Kilikina charter boat, as well as warehouse operations; filling tanks, loading and packing gear.
On the water responsibilities included customer instruction regarding boat protocols, equipment operations, safe dive practices and biological/aquatic orientation.
As dive master I led clients on their dives, monitored air supply and dive technique, adhered to strict safety protocols and responded to a variety of situations associated with diving.
Additionally, I instructed new divers on dive safety and technique basics before a first dive.
Multitasking and diligent foresight were crucial for success.
08/2011 - 11/2012
Boise State University - Boise, IDTrip Leader; Retail representative; Instructor
Outdoor leadership skills assessed before hiring.
Priorities focused on engaging students with natural environments through short expeditions and outdoor skills training, as well as an emphasis on conservation.
As an employee I facilitated instruction on topics such as rock climbing, backpacking, whitewater rafting/kayaking, and wilderness navigation.
As trip leader on overnight outings I was charged with the safety, comfort and education of participants including food and camp preparation.
Larger groups required significant coordination and organization to maximize efficiency.
Skills training required thorough knowledge of the subject and adequate confidence in front of groups.
At the rental department, we provided temporary use of outdoor equipment and included broad knowledge of inventory and excellent customer service.
05/2008 - 08/2010
Glacier Raft Company - West Glacier, MTWhitewater River Guide customer service
1 month of rigorous water skills training preceded employment including engineering retrieval systems for emergency rescue scenarios, group management skills and training.
As a guide I was responsible for instructing on safe and effective rafting techniques and informing on safe practice principles.
Reacting to adverse situations was common.
Professionalism was strictly enforced.
On multi-day trips duties included food management and camp preparation following leave-no-trace and other conservation models while impressing clients with customer service.
University of Hawaii at Manoa - Honolulu, HI, United StatesBachelor of Science: BiologyGPA: GPA: 3.5Biology Marine emphasis. Topics related to population analysis and data interpretation, taxonomy, ecology and genetics. Special attention to ecological relationships and quantifiable effects from climate change and increasing temperatures, pollution, coastal development and natural disasters. Modern genetics techniques such as cloning, cell transformation and genetic engineering, polymerase chain reaction and scientific writing. Microbiology training including isolation and identification of microbes from characteristic test results. Renewable Energy and Society elective. Math through integral calculus. GPA: 3.5
Clackamas Community College - Oregon City, OR, United StatesAssociate of Applied Science: Renewable Energy Engineering TechnologyRenewable Energy Engineering Technology Currently enrolled to study the technical skills and technology associated with
Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) (2014-present)
Board Chairman-Trees to Seas-Marine Conservation and Education-founded 2012 2012-present) Assistant Instructor-Biosphere Foundation (2015) Golden Key Honor Society (2013-2015) Sustainable UH-University sustainability advocacy and activism group (2013-2015) Marine Options Program (2013-2015)
Affiliations Board Chairman-Trees to Seas-Marine Conservation and Education-founded 2012 2012-present) Assistant Instructor-Biosphere Foundation (2015) Golden Key Honor Society (2013-2015) Sustainable UH-University sustainability advocacy and activism group (2013-2015) Marine Options Program (2013-2015)