National Association of Environmental Professionals: President, 2013-2014: Oversaw club functions, presided over officer meetings, delegated officer duties, assisted with the implementation of the 1st Annual BESC Career Panel and the Environmental Professionals Internship and Career Expo, as well as organized a trip to TCEQ's Environmental Trade Fair and Conference Events Coordinator, 2012-2013: Planned/organized at least three environmentally related events per semester for members to participate in (ex.
Crompton Park Cleanup, Replant, Big Event, Howdy Farm, Kyle Field Recycling) Member, 2011-2014: Attended meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month to listen to professionals from the environmental field and participated in environmentally related service activities College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (COALS) Student Council, Member, 2013-2014: Selected to be the BESC Department Representative and served on the Liaison to the Dean Committee where we acted as the connection between COALS Administration and students Texas A&M Sustainability Committee, NAEP Representative, 2013-2014: Representatives from different environmentally related organizations on campus came together to discuss current sustainability initiatives in the Office of Sustainability, as well as within the student groups Aggie Habitat for Humanity, Member, 2010-2013: Attended meetings regularly and participated in Habitat's two major fundraising events; sold pumpkins at Pumpkin Patch in the fall and unloaded participant trucks and directed traffic for Shack-A-Thon in the spring Local Action: Global Impact, Conference for Students in Grades 6, 7, 8, Volunteer, 2012: Greeted students and teachers during registration, led groups to each break out session, engaged with the students during their poster presentations, and mingled with students and teachers during lunch Student Leaders of Tomorrow (SLOT) Conference, Host, 2011: The SLOT Conference, held by MSC Aggie Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT), gives high school delegates the chance to experience college life first-hand while learning valuable leadership skills.
As a freshman living in the dorms I was able to house one of the delegates during the conference Whoopin' Weekend Conference, Host, 2011: The Whoopin' Weekend Conference is a three day program held by the Aggie Recruitment Committee (ARC) in the spring semester where high school students get a firsthand look of what Texas A&M University is all about.
As a freshman living in the dorms I was able to house one of the students during the conference Hill Country Family Services, Volunteer, 2011-Present: Volunteer in the Food Pantry where my duties include restocking pantry shelves, packing food bags for clients, distributing food bags, and counting and sorting food donations Aggie Access Learning Community, Member, 2010-2011 Attended class twice a week to aid in the transition to college, spruced up a College Station resident's yard by potting plants, raking leaves, and mulching flower beds during Big Event, wrote get well cards to children at St.
Joseph's Hospital, attended a weeklong trip to Paris, France, and participated in various social events (i.e.
Access Luau, Access on Ice, Karaoke).
Program Assistant May 2014 to CurrentTexas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
In charge of completing the Plum Pox Virus Survey in Texas by collecting field samples from various peach orchards in the state and performing in lab ELISAs to detect the virus; also served as diagnostic support in the lab, completed student worker responsibilities, and helped train new student workers.
Student Worker June 2013 to May 2014
Trained to diagnose grass samples, set up Oak Wilt Assays, set up and run ELISAs, extract DNA for PCR, maintain lab for daily operations, as well as updated the online Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Handbook.
Clerical Assistant July 2006 to August 2010CMC Rebar San Antonio
Filed invoices, ran errands, took customer orders and made tags for the shop, copied and folded detailing plans, transferred San Antonio location detailing files to company's main database.
Bachelor of Science : Bioenvironmental Sciences Spanish, 5 2014Texas A&M University － College Station, TexasGPA: GPA: 3.906 GPA: 3.844 Graduated with Departmental HonorsBioenvironmental Sciences Spanish GPA: 3.906 GPA: 3.844 Graduated with Departmental Honors
National Taiwan University － Taipei, TaiwanParticipated in the Biodiversity, Agriculture, and Culture of Taiwan Summer Program in 2012 and gained knowledge about the country, the language, and the people, as well as conducted a group research project that focused on Sphaeropteris lepifera (Common tree fern) and Alsophila spinulosa (Taiwan tree fern) and how density and human impact affect the growth of these tree ferns Plant Pathology Organic Chemistry
Sampling and Environmental Monitoring U.S. Environmental Regulations
Soil Science Microbial Processes in Bioremediation
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Senior Merit Award, Spring 2014 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Spring 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council Development Grant, Spring 2014 Texas A&M College of Agriculture Development Council Student Organization Grant, Spring 2014 National Society of Leadership and Success, Spring 2014
database, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, PCR, Processes, Public Speaking, research, San, Statistics, Teamwork