Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Alpha Theta chapter * Spring 2012- Present Vice President of Recruitment * Fall 2013- Fall 2014 * Budget: $6,000 Planned and organized events for over 900 women to promote chapter image and encourage membership.
Implemented workshops for other members of the chapter to improve interviewing skills.
Successfully recruited the largest new member class in chapter history totaling 44 women.
Campus Pantry, University of Maryland * Fall 2014 Founder and Volunteer Organized emergency food for Terps in need.
Created vision and mission for the organization, determined what would be given to students and how the facilities would be run.
Prepared the facilities to meet foodservice standards.
Terp Thon, University of Maryland * April 2013-March 2014.
09/2013 to 12/2014
Dietetic InternThe Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Clinic - Bethesda, MD
Foodie on Campus Road trip, University of Maryland * Fall 2015 Intern with Faye Berger Mitchell, RDN, LDN for a healthy on-campus food festival.
Responsible for marketing campaign to promote the University of Maryland: worked with the UMD newspaper, social media and on-campus broadcasting.
Initiated sponsorships and communicated with vendors to obtain product samples and raise funds for the event.
Represented Siggi's Yogurt at the event to promote the brand.
Collaborated with dietitians for patient menu planning and diet development.
Developed new kosher protocol in order to expand the clinic's facilitation of dietary restrictions.
Observed and assisted dietitians in patient care and diagnosis through sitting in the clinical team sessions.
Responsible for ordering food and other patient necessities.
Developed educational materials for patients to help them understand the importance of nutrients for the human body.
02/2011 to 06/2012
Staci Leavitt Mind and Body - Plainview, NY
Internship with a Registered Dietitian specializing in patients with eating disorders.
Assisted the dietitian with raising awareness of her business utilizing media, including the local radio station, on-site gym, and school presentations.
Observed the dietitian in patient sessions.
Collaborated with the office manager on various administrative projects, such as: Constant Contact, financial records, and the newsletter.
07/2012 to 01/2014
Assistant Division Head and counselorCamp Ramah - Nyack, NY
for five and six year old boys and girls.
Managed age division staff and campers throughout the camp experience.
Responsible for camper's health, including allergies and daily medical needs including diabetes, to ensure safety and to promote healthy behavior at camp.
Diabetes was monitored using a continuous glucose monitor, a blood glucose meter, and the Night Owl phone application to communicate with the child's parents.
Collaborated with the kitchen and nursing staff to ensure that the proper measures were put in place for the camper's needs.
07/2015 to Current
Professional FundraiserTell a Terp Call Center - College Park, MD
Responsible for outreach calls to university alumni to expand fundraising base.
Personally raised over 115 pledges for the University of Maryland Annual Fund.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Dietetics Leadership StudiesUniversity of Maryland - College ParkGPA: GPA: 3.2 Dean's List (Fall 2012, Spring 2013), Primannum Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek National Honor SocietyDietetics GPA: 3.2 Leadership Studies Dean's List (Fall 2012, Spring 2013), Primannum Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek National Honor Society
Maryland in London Study Abroad Program; Relevant course work: Food Microbiology for DietitiansLondon Metropolitan UniversityUnited Kingdom
USDA MyPlate Ambassador: promotes MyPlate using flyers at on-campus healthy eating event. Shadowed Teri Reilly, RDN, CDE in patient sessions focusing on Diabetes, acquired knowledge on carbohydrate counting and Diabetic technology. Shadowed Jennifer Calo, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE in patient sessions regarding a variety of nutritional issues. Presented for nutrition assessment class on diabetic technology, along with its progression and application in the lives of diabetic patients. Selected to present at Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo for research study on sorority women and their understanding of nutrition labels.
Member of the Morale Committee for the Dance Marathon fundraising organization. Individually raised over $700 for Children's National Health System. Terps for Hunger, University of Maryland * Fall 2014 Volunteer Packaged non-perishable food for families in need around the world. Memberships and Other Involvement Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Member of practice and interest groups: Behavioral Health Nutrition, Vegetarian Nutrition, Thirty and Under, Jewish Member Interest Group. Member of Greater New York Dietetics Association