Community Based Environmental Management, Engagement, Land Trusts, Program Development and Management
Masters of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Ecosystem Science and Conservation Concentration
Certificate in Community Based Environmental Management
Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, May 2015
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Environmental Studies Major with Honors, Anthropology Minor: GPA 3.6
Resident Assistant, Peacehaven Community Farm, Greensboro, NC
Provided care for adults with intellectual disabilities by assisting in daily activities and coordinating case management. Developed a Community Supported Agriculture program for the farm and updated compost and recycling initiatives. December 2016 – July 2017
Government Affairs Intern, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C.
Managed data regarding land trust relationships with public officials to support advocacy and outreach efforts. Conducted research for outreach materials available online, focusing on the conservation tax incentive. Facilitated a fly-in for the Mule Deer Foundation, scheduling meetings with 20 Congressional members and staffers. July 2016 – October 2016
Research Fellow, Catawba Lands Conservancy, Davidson Impact Fellowship. Charlotte, NC
Coordinated internal Implementation Grant program for trail funding, organized a system for tracking trail mileage and coordinated community events to raise awareness and create cohesion among the affiliated organizations. Created and implemented strategies to engage the public, including e-newsletters and website content and expanded overall social media audiences by 47%. Spearheaded a Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign, raising over $85,000 and raising awareness of organization. July 2015- June 2016
Campus Engagement Coordinator, Davidson College Office of Sustainability, Davidson, NC.
Organized campus-wide sustainability projects, such as Zero Waste sporting events which reduced landfill waste. Communicated events and collaboration opportunities between student groups, faculty, and the office, bolstering partnership across departments. Fall 2014-May 2015
Promoted ‘The Next Play’, a national entrepreneurship event sponsored by the office, through social media to raise awareness about sports and sustainability. • Supported fundraising by spotlighting donors through online content, ultimately securing over $30,000 for prizes. January 2014-May 2014
Engagement Intern, Clean Air Carolina, Sustainability Scholars Program. Charlotte, NC
Designed an environmental advocacy class for future use geared towards adults and community leaders that focused on air quality and justice issues in an underserved neighborhood. Researched effective environmental education and community engagement strategies to connect with local groups. May-August 2013
Environmental Studies Honors Capstone, Davidson College. Davidson, NC
“Using Stratigraphy and Soil Horizonation to Determine the Relative Ages of Green Point Dune Complex and Elberta Dune Complex”.
Directed Research, School for Field Studies. Yungaburra, QLD, Australia
“Tree Function and Structure as Long-Term Indicators of Ecosystem Integrity between Two Logging Strategies”.
Co-Coordinator of campus-wide Water Wars event, Environmental Action Coalition, Davidson, NC
Created week-long competition between residence halls to inform students on sustainable water use, reducing water usage in dorms by up to 10%. Spring 2014, Spring 2015
Volunteer, Davidson Green School, Davidson, NC
Taught an upper elementary class focused on developing skills necessary for making change in the community. Fall 2014
• Familiarity with ArcGIS and CRM software (Network for Good, Donor Pro, and iMIS).
• Experience with qualitative analysis through STATA software and assessment via Qualtrics
• Social media in professional settings.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, WordPress.
• Red Cross First Aid Certified and Mental Health First Aid Certified
• Skilled in working with soils in a scientific laboratory, conducting chemical and physical tests. o Acid digestion, pH calibration, and elemental analysis
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank