Master of Social
Work, University of Kentucky, College of Social Work.
Graduated 3.833 GPA.
Social Worker (CSW), Kentucky Board of Social Work.
here to verify. Expires
of Science, University of Kentucky, College of Arts and Sciences,
Topical Major in Environmental Studies with emphasis in Biology. Graduated with Honors; 3.56 GPA.
Co-author of five research papers in the
field of ecology, published in scientific peer-reviewed journals
(list available upon request or search Science Citation Index).
Freelance Consultant for local and national nonprofit environmental
and social justice organizations, providing expertise in areas of
policy matters, sustainability, development, public relations, and
information technology (client list and referrals available upon
Co-Founder and Co-Director of Earth
Healing, a nonprofit organization seeking to promote a sustainable
relationship between people and our environment. Examining the human health and environmental impacts
of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Revitalization of the Environmental Resource Assessment Service
program. Editing, formatting, and photo contribution for Appropriate
Technology book to be published through University Press of
Kentucky. Map creation and publication design for Ethnic Atlas
of the United States (2nd ed.).
Earth Healing, Inc., with
Albert J. Fritsch, supported by the
Kentucky Jesuit Mission.
(2003-present) Investigation of drug
abuse in Eastern Kentucky and accidental death reports of county
Field Research Assistant, Field
Ecology. University of Kentucky. Investigated the effects of
human influence including roads and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use
upon forest ecosystems with particular concern for invertebrate
developer and coordinator for forestry education internet
project. (1995-2003; website and one research project
Charter Board Member and website
developer for Kentuckians For Nursing Home Reform, a nonprofit group
dedicated to improving the quality of care for Kentucky’s aging
Volunteer Leader, Web Publishing
Special Interest Group; "Members Helping Members" technical support
Kentucky Computer Society. (2004-present).
for Charities Project, an International aggregate of
professionals dedicated to providing free technical support, web design and hosting to charity/nonprofit organizations.
Completed four professional
internships in social work (agency information and references
available upon request) in areas of refugee resettlement, domestic
violence, and elder
Additional works in progress:
Family Tree Healing
with Robert Sears, SJ, PhD, Loyola University Chicago. A
Guide to Lexington, Kentucky with Yggdrasil Institute.
Forestry/ecology/entomology laboratory and field research;
data collection and analysis.
Extensive computer skills, including
hardware/software maintenance. Internet publishing and design,
desktop publishing, graphic design and layout.
Includes utility of MS Office, Adobe Photoshop /
Illustrator / Acrobat, Macromedia Dreamweaver / FreeHand, and experience with GIS/GPS applications.
Atari XE/ST; Windows 3.x/9x/NT/Me/XP; Mac.
and non-technical), editing, grant writing, public relations and development.
language skills: Spanish; French
Professional memberships and affiliations:
National Association of Social Workers
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Enterprise
Central Kentucky Computer Society
Computer Professionals for Social
for Charities Project
Nursing Home Reform
N.B., Personal and professional references available upon request.
August 23, 2006