University of North Texas
Master of Library and Information Science: August 2010-August 2012

Western Washington University
Bachelor of Arts in General Studies: September 2007-August 2009

Minor in Political Science

Lower Columbia College
Associate of Arts: June 2004-June 2007

Member of Phi Theta Kappa

MLIS Coursework
  • 5000 Introduction to Information Professions
  • 5080 Research Methods and Analysis
  • 5200 Introduction to Information Organization
  • 5210 Organization and Control of Information Resources I
  • 5300 Management of Information Agencies
  • 5320 Public Libraries
  • 5400 Information Resources Development
  • 5410 Adult Materials and Reading Interests
  • 5600 Introduction to Information Access and Retrieval
  • 5685 Information Resources and Services in Culturally Diverse Communities
  • 5720 Instructional Methods Production and Use
  • 5900 Independent Study
Relevant Experience

Kelso Public Library
Page: June 2005-July 2012
Work circulation desk, find solutions to patron inquiries, assist in new volunteer and employee training, create and update user accounts, explain policies and procedures to new patrons, place holds on material, fill out interlibrary loan slips, search missing items, process books, shelve books, weed books, answer phones

Other Experience

St. John Medical Center
Accounts Payable Specialist I: May 2010-present
Open, sort, and distribute mail; scan, index, route, and process invoices; reconcile statements with invoices; request invoices and W-9 forms as needed; train temporary employees

St. John Medical Center
Accounting volunteer: October 2009-May 2010
Sort mail, date stamp, file, reconcile payments against invoices, other tasks as directed

Fitting room associate: April 2010-August 2010
Control the flow of merchandise in and out of the fitting rooms by counting garments and issuing merchandise control tags, maintain a clean and orderly area, ensure all garments are ready to be returned to the selling floor, and assist in merchandise sizing, ticketing, and presentation

Dish lead: September 2007-June 2009
Set up dish room, cleaned pots and pans by hand, assisted on belt, provided direction for other dish room workers, trained dish room workers in their duties, cleaned up dish room after shift, ensured all items met standards of cleanliness, kept all utensils stocked for front and back of house use, disposed of compost and garbage

Cashier: June 2007-September 2007
Rang up sales for gas and market purchases, cashed Lotto and scratch tickets, bagged purchases, made sandwiches and beverages, rolled meat, refilled ice and powders in drink machines, bagged ice, stocked shelves, cleaned bathrooms, provided driving directions

Hilander Family Fun Center
Snack bar cashier and food runner: April 2004-July 2005
Took orders, recommended food to customers, made milkshakes and salads, served customers, stocked condiments and cups, made coffee, cleaned tables

Kelso Public Library
Children’s program volunteer: September 2003-June 2005
Set up for children’s crafts, assist in children’s activities, help clean up