Seeking a challenging opportunity where I will be able to utilize my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people, which will allow me to grow personally and professionally. I am self-motivated and able to work both independently and as collaborative team member.
Advanced MS Office Suite knowledge
Meticulous attention to detail
Professional and mature
Strong problem solver
Dedicated team player
Strong interpersonal skills
Detailed meeting minutes
Multi line phone systems
Process and procedure compliance
Microsoft Office proficiency
Texas Blowdown" Hurricane support 1999 - 2001 African American Program District Representative 2000 - Certificate of Appreciation for National Logistics Workshop 2000 - 2013 W.O National Logistics Workshop cadre member 2000 - Cash Award for Exemplary Performance 2001 - Goosenest Employees Association Timber Representative.
2001 - 2004 Southern Oregon Poultry Society 2001 - Dual Regional Incident Management Team Alternate (Or-Cal SPUL) 2002 - Cash Award for Exemplary Performance (NLW) 2002 - National Federation of Federal Employees Fed.
District 1-IAMAW 2002 - 2004 National Incident Management Team Member (SPUL Team 3) 2002 - Certificate of appreciation from Forest Supervisor Umpqua N.F.
for fire support.
2002 - Cash Award for Exemplary performance (Small Sales / Special Forest Products Program) 2002 - 2013 W.O.
National Logistics + "National Logistics Workshop" Web Page Management 2003- Nez Perce Forest Supervisor's award for fire support "Slim's Fire".
Forestry Technician- Timber Sale Administrator October 2004 to August 2008USDA Forest Service
As a Sale administrator for the Modoc National Forest I was responsible for the various duties listed below.
Prepare and conduct weekly information meetings with the public, special interest groups, contractors, and other government officials from local, state and county agencies.
These meetings are presented using a variety of different methods, i.e.; in person, via webinar, video conferencing, and same time.
Routine composition and preparation of written documents consisting of daily diaries, compliance reviews, contract specifications, deficiency notices, non compliance letters, annual operating plans, safety plans, news releases , communication plans, talking points and documents defining avoidance areas that contain sensatitive plants, archeological sites, and various other environmental concerns.
This requires the ability to write accurate, clear and concise information to achieve desired understanding from a variety of audiences.
Contract administration checking and tracking the contra.
President, Information Officer, Web Manager, Grant writer May 2010 to December 2012Babushka Farms Inc
Working for Babushka farms I was responsible for various duties listed below: I have managed web pages, mailing lists, blogs and "facebook" business pages.
I have written and edited news releases, I have written information for news releases, craigslist ads, nickel ads, Klamath Falls want ads, Blue Book and Local Harvest org.
Supervised from 1 to 10employees / contractors.
Written business plans and other business documents from harvest plans, pesticide use reports, crop rotation guidelines, organic certification reports, business meeting agendas Held monthly business meetings, safety meetings.
I have coordinated company information from news releases, company processes, timelines, budgets, grant requests, plans and use reports with various city, county, state industry, academic, professional and government agencies and organizations such as USDA, NRCS, and Farm Bureau, Modesto Jr.
College, Herald and news, Siskiyou Daily news, Shasta Regional Foundation, Ford Family Foundation just to name a few.
V.P. Operations Management, Public Liaison February 2008 to December 2013Permacut Technologies LLC － Klamath Falls, Oregon
Grants Specialist May 2008 to December 2012Working for Permacut LLC
I have managed web pages, mailing lists, blogs and "facebook" business pages.
I have written and edited news releases through local news I have talked with reporters for news articles, craigslist ads, nickel ads, Klamath Falls want ads, Blue Book and Local Harvest org.
Major News publications included Herald and News, and Siskiyou Daily News.
I have recommended to management the best business practices for dissemination of information or aspects to be emphasized by using the most effective media to reach intended audiences from contractors to general public, government agencies and other professional groups.
I have performed interviews with various TV and News reporters on subjects from projects to grants.
Board Member / Secretary June 2006 to June 2008Montessori School
10 hours per week Attended private and public meetings, Attended school functions, responded to inquires and requests for information, took meeting notes and prepared them into informational briefings for the staff and school board, analyzed public comments developed communication plans and disseminated the information to the public and interested parties.
I have assisted with out-year planning, budget development and implementation of school projects and assisted with the development and writing of grants.
Forestry Technician May 1990 to August 2008USDA Forest Service/ Klamath National Forest
As Forestry Technician on the Goosenest Ranger District I was responsible for the various duties listed below from May of 1990 till 2008.
My duties and accomplishments included: Management of the small sales / special forest products program of work including compiling work plans on a yearly basis.
Compiled a 10 year work plan for the district and implemented various projects within that plan.
Have supervised from 1 to 3 employees, formulated their work plans and met all deadlines associated with those plans.
I was responsible for all aspects of the Small Sales budget.
This included planning for the temporary workforce in the shop as well as all associated needs and supplies.
Vehicle tracking, personnel cost to Government, NEPA, EIS and associated survey costs were also an added requirement in respect to budgeting.
I have authored several Categorical Exclusions (CE's).
These are decision memos which have been approved and implemented to best manage a given ecosystem.
Forestry Technician- Small Sales Officer / Timbe June 2007 to January 2009USDA Forest Service/ Modoc National Forest
NTE 1 yr promotion).
Forestry Technician May 2007 to January 2009USDA Forest Service/ Klamath National Forest
Forest Small Sales Officer GS September 2006 to January 2009USDA Forest Service / Modoc National Forest
Forestry Technician October 2002 to January 2003
Small Sales Officer GS October 2002 to January 2009
Regional level detail on the Blacks Research Project in Hat Creek California, Lassen National Forest, doing forest inventory analysis (FIA) plots for Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) Assignment: two months.
Supervisor: Lori Blakeney (530) 398-4391 Assistant to the Forest Civil Rights Officer (FCRO).
Detailed to the civil rights office to compile regional, forest and district level reports and participate in a regional audit of the civil rights program.
Assignment was for 12 months (two 6-month winter details) Supervisor: Nell Heyne (retired) Licenses & Certificates: 1990 - Government operators license 1992 - Forestry Technician Certificate (MJC).
Ordering Manager January 1994 to January 1996
Radio Operator January 1996
Receiving and Distribution Manager January 1997
Base / Camp Manager January 1997
1997 - Dispatch Recorder, Expanded Dispatch.
Equipment Manager Trainee January 1998
Supply Unit Leader January 1999
Computer Technical Specialist January 1999
Equipment Time Recorder.
2000 - Status Check-In Recorder Trainee.
Facilities Unit Leader January 2003
Protection Officer Certified January 2006FPO Forest
Timber Cruiser Specialist January 2006 to January 2009
Sale Administration Written 2012 - Utilization Scaler Job Related training Courses: 1989 - Landscape Maintenance 1994 - Basic and Advanced Supervision 1994 - Cruise Certification Test (written) 1995 - Global Position Systems 1995 - Young Stand Thinning and Diversity Study Field Tour 1996 - Timber Sale Administration workshop 1996 - Biomass workshop and field tour.
Collection Officer January 1997
Fisheries and Watershed Habitat typing.
1998 - IBM, Microsoft Word, Excel.
Spreadsheets, Graphics, Power Point.
1998 - Leadership and Organizational Development.
Timber Information Manager (TIM) January 1998 to January 1998
1998 - Purchase card management system (PCMS).
January 2000 to January 2013National Logistics Workshop
Cadre) + (webmaster) 2001 - Arcview - Geographic Information System (GIS) 2001 - How to Troubleshoot, tune and maintain your PC 2001 - Biomass to Energy Conference 2002 - Incident Management Team Workshop 2002 - Cal-NV-Hi Fire Council Workshop.
January 2003ASV Uses and Applications Logistics Academy
January 2003Contract Law
January 2003 to January 2003
Crime Scene Investigation 2005 - Timber Theft Prevention Training 2005 - FPO Refresher 2006 - Logistics section Chief 2006 - S-420 Command and General Staff 2006 - FEMA Mobilization Center Manager 2006 - CWKV Plan Planning 2006 - FPO refresher 2007 - Safety and health training for COR/Inspectors 2007 - Various Ag learn trainings.
Diploma : December, 1987Leland High School Modesto Junior College － San Jose Modesto, Ca
A.S : Forestry Plant Science Computer Information Syst, 1992American Sentinel University
2006 - National Incident Management team member (Trainee Deputy Logistics Chief, Cal Team 4) 2007 - Regional Fire Loss Tolerance committee 2007 - Regional, (Reg 5) Logistics Academy Cadre 2007 - National Incident Management team member (Trainee Deputy Logistics Chief, Cal Team 4) 2007 - Cash award for Cultural work / filling in behind a fellow workmate. 2008 - W.O. Certificate of appreciation for support for The National Logistics Workshop. 2009- Cash award for Sale Administration