Analyst with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in research and legislative processes. Desires a challenging role as the Special Assistant to the Mayor.
Reports generation and analysis
Superb time management skills
Critical thinking skills
Research and Analysis
Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures.
Created and updated research briefs posted online regarding popular legislative topics.
Coordinated the creation of a procedures manual for interim committees.
Assessed organizational training needs.
Tracked the progress of 60 to 100 bills each legislative session.
Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower for intern orientation and staff training.
12/2012 to Current
Research Staff Deputy DirectorArizona State Senate － Phoenix, AZ
Proofread and edit reports and research publications.
Support large research projects.
Explain work processes to department personnel and managed the training of new staff.
Led meetings with department personnel to review training materials and proposed changes.
Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Deliver outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
12/2011 to Current
Senate Intern CoordinatorArizona State Senate － Phoenix, Arizona
Participate in interview panel and assist in selecting college students for 18 week internship.
Coordinate orientation and training for partisan and non-partisan Senate interns.
Work with universities regarding all aspects of the internship program, including coordinating performance evaluations, final paper requirements and field trips.
10/2006 to Current
Legislative Research AnalystArizona State Senate － Phoenix, Arizona
Work for all 30 Senators in a nonpartisan capacity.
Responsible for all bills assigned to the Committee on Public Safety and Human Services, including writing summaries, presenting and drafting amendments.
Train new staff on writing fact sheets and manage an intern every session.
Organize interim committees and Committee of Reference meetings.
05/2005 to 06/2005
Legislative Research AssistantArizona State Senate － Phoenix, Arizona
Assisted committee analysts: Judiciary, Family Services and Education.
Answered inquiries of Senators and their constituents.
Prepared and finalized summaries of enacted legislation.
01/2005 to 05/2005
Legislative Research InternArizona State Senate － Phoenix, Arizona
Responsible for writing and presenting information on proposed legislation assigned to the Committee on Judiciary.
Researched various issues.
Interacted with lobbyists from state agencies and the private sector.
Bachelor of Arts: PsychologyUniversity of Arizona － Tucson, ArizonaGPA: GPA: 3.79Psychology GPA: 3.79
Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars
* Member, Golden Key International Honour Society
* Member, Phi Beta Kappa
* Member, Phi Kappa Phi
drafting, meetings, presenting, Public Safety
AWARDS: Spirit of Discovery Scholarship UA Achievement Scholarship Dean's List with Distinction, Fall 2004 Dean's List Honorable Mention Spring 2006, Spring 2005, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2002, Fall 2001