Personable Legal Assistant with a degree in Natural Resources and Rangeland Ecology who is willing to continually research and learn new techniques on how to improve the efficiency and efficacy of each case. And who follows directives and
employs all necessary steps to excel in high-pressure situations...
until the cows come home!
MS Office proficient
Member of the Montana Association of Legal Assistants
Assisted as instructor in Blink Monitoring School (2-day) with 12-15 participants, in South Dakota
Involved in development of syllabus for PowerPoint presentation for whistle-stop drought workshops (in association with Western Sustainability Exchange).
Data entry of monitoring and field transect data into Land EKG's DataStoreTM database.
Prepared for printers packet materials for upcoming schools/workshops.
Drew up land owner's property on Google Earth Pro (legal boundary, fencing, irrigation ditches, head gates, roads, etc.).
Set up live webinar, downloading recorded product; client registration & payment.
Scheduled travel for owner's business trip to Hawaii, including flight, hotel, and rental car.
Involved in coordinating upcoming workshops and schools: itineraries, syllabus and PowerPoint.
Process invoices for DataStore clients, including developing/personalizing accompanying letters.
Process and invoice orders for Land EKG products; keep inventory at appropriate levels.
A/P and A/R, petty cash, and prepare excel spreadsheet for accountants.
Interviewed potential new clients regarding their unique situation.
Order office supplies, answer phones and process mail.
06/2008 to Current
AssistantCooperative Extension Service - MSU － Bozeman, MT
Assisted in developing and deployment of workshop of multi-educational program on "County and Tribal Agriculture Emergency Preparedness" held in five towns throughout Montana.
Developed and administered survey for independent research project regarding small acreage land owners. Once collected, analyzed data/results and produced a report (a copy was provided to Gallatin County Conservation District).
Coordinated and managed all logistics, hospitality and registrations for agriculture emergency workshops.
Assisted with facilitation and instruction of workshop.
05/2006 to 08/2006
STEP Intern summers 2006 and 2007Bureau of Land Management － Miles City and Malta, MT
Evaluated stream and reservoir process and function - from choosing
water body, to planning route using topo map, to processing the report with photography,
GPS location and limited GIS file construction (ArcMap) (Miles City)
Assisted in establishing new, locating old, and recording range
condition transects - including filling out forms, photography, and GPS
location (Miles City & Malta)
Assisted in the Breeding Bird Survey (Miles City)
During heavy fire
season, assisted BLM Fire with transportation of vehicles, personnel and
supplies; passed course to drive government 4x4 pickups and SUVs (Miles City)
Education and Training
B.S: Natural Resources & Rangeland EcologyMontana State UniversityNatural Resources & Rangeland Ecology 3.09 while working 20-30 hr/wk