Recent graduate of an ecological planning and design master's program, with a passion for ecological revitalization, civic pride and smart development. 10+ years of office administration and customer service experience, seeking to provide support for firms dedicated to and specializing in urban design and landscape architecture.
Leslie Needham Design, Bedford, NY, US, Studio Assistant
Assist with database management and bookkeeping. Keep records recent and correspondence timely. Research horticultural options and beneficial ecologic practice. Update website and client information, prepare documents for client meetings. Weed and prune plants, tend to vermicompost, maintain clean garden grounds.
People's United Bank, Mamaroneck, NY, US, Customer Service Associate
Maintain an appropriate inventory of cash and supplies, aid in management and analysis of customer accounts, sustain rapport with customers and suppliers, perform routine banking transactions and routine clerical work.
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, Seasonal Attendant
Greet and provide information to garden visitors, sell tickets and memberships, assist in special event operations.
Spencer Residence, Greentown, PA, US, Landscape Designer
Created base map by measuring features and scouting property lines, creating desired outdoor spaces while meeting goals of food security, biodiversity rehabilitation and matching surrounding community aesthetic. Assisted in building rock wall and stone steps.
The Farm School, Athol, MA, Community Planner
Determine suitability for development on 91 acres by analyzing existing conditions. Clustering and connecting home sites through the design of a family friendly living space with common areas. Assisted in permit application to begin building phase.
Elmore Roots Fruit Tree Nursery, Lake Elmore, VT, US, Office Manager
Provided orchard care advice, including organic pest and disease management. Consulted customers with optimal plant selection, managed databases and accounts, scheduled and arranged planting jobs and deliveries, provided support for farmers and designers.
People's United Bank, Montpelier, VT, US, Customer Service Associate
Maintained an appropriate inventory of cash and supplies, sustained rapport with customers and suppliers, performed routine banking transactions and clerical work as needed.
The Conway School, Conway, MA, US, Masters, Ecological Design
"In process we...
- provide graduates with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to practice the planning, design, and management of the land that respects nature as well as humanity;
- develop ecological awareness, understanding, respect, and accommodation in its students and project clients;
- produce projects that fit human use to natural conditions."
(taken from www.csld.edu)
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, US, Bachelors, Political Science, Ecological Agriculture
Primary focus on community development and sustainable agriculture practices and theory.