Educational Background 

Walden University 
Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling: June 2012-January 2014
*(3/4 Finished, put on hold when I became disabled in auto-accident 1/16/14).Emphasis in Forensic Counseling and Trauma Intervention.
Counseling Clinical Training Residency 1: Portland, OR October-November 2012
Counseling Clinical Training Residency 2: Portland, OR October-November 2013

Western Oregon University
Masters of the Arts Criminal Justice: December 2011
Thesis:“The Correlation between Offender Treatment and Strain Theory in Juvenile Measure 11 Offenders between 15 and 17 years of age”; GPA 3.85
Bachelors of Science of Criminal Justice: June 2009
Major: Criminal Justice Minor: Legal Studies/Pre-Law. GPA 3.28

Linn Benton Community College 
Associates of the Arts Oregon Transfer Degree: September 2008
Associates of Applied Science of Criminal Justice: June 2005

Corvallis High School: Corvallis, OR
High School Diploma: 2002                                                                                               


Professional Experience

Starbucks                                                                May 2011-January 2014
Store Manager
During my 2nd Master’s Program in Forensic Mental Health Counseling, I worked as a Barista; promoted to Assistant Manager February 2012, promoted to Store Manager in Downtown Salem, OR November 2013. Direction of shifts; Customer Service; Money handling; Inventory; Training of new employees; Labor Management; Product Placement/Promotion; Advertising; and Corporate correspondence.

Clinical Counseling Residencies                              October/November 2012, 2013                            Practical application of clinical microskills in several counseling atmospheres, including: one-on-one therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy treatments. 

Good Shepard Elementary School: New Orleans     Sept.2010-April 2011
                                          Volunteer Teacher Assistant                                                                                                              Assisted my good friend Christina Leitz in her first grade classroom for weeks at a time; several of the students were affected Post-Katrina and on academic scholarship in this elementary school which location was a previous car-dealership in the Central Business District (CBD) of New Orleans. 

Western Oregon University: Graduate Office          Sept. 2009-Dec. 2010
Graduate Research Assistant
Providing data management to the Director of Graduate Studies: Dr. Linda Stonecipher; Statistical research; data dissemination and archival; General clerical tasks; use of OUS Banner System; Updated and Authored both the university’s “Graduate Thesis Manual” and “Professional Project Manual;” Graduate student recruitment; Examining reports; Proofing files; CGS Enrollment survey.

Teaching Research Institute                                   Sept. 2007-December 2010
Research Assistant/Data Specialist 
Database management and development in Filemaker Pro, MS Access and SPSS. National Consortium for the Deaf and Blind Project: Maintaining records in national database; Oregon Even Start Project Assistant: Program Evaluation of Mothers and Children in Coffee Creek; Qualitative and quantitative evaluation; Grant writing assistance.

Polk County District Attorney’s Office                   October 2007-April 2009
Crime Victim Advocate 
Providing advocacy for crime victims; assistance with CVC applications and restraining/no–stalking orders; Grand Jury; notification of trials and defendant’s status; Referrals to counseling/public services/Legal Aide; aiding DA’s with victim interviews/contact. Use of OJIN and DACMAS. PR for program-fundraising for our community outreach board VALOR: Victim Advocate Leaders for Opportunity and Rights, Recruitment assistance; Public speaking.

Lytle Painting, LLC                                                Dec. 2007-Sept. 2009
Office Manager 
Office management; Maintaining company records; Recording meeting minutes; Management of Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable; Employee payroll; Deposits; Invoicing; Creating customer estimates; Scheduling estimates and jobs; Overseeing contracts; Preparing customer contracts; Customer service; QuickBooks management of company files; Tracking inventory and supplies; Advertising; and Outside sales.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Pizza Pipeline                                                       Sept. 2001-October 2007                              General Manager                                                                                                                              Hired as a delivery driver, promoted to management in October 2002. Direction of shifts; Office management; PR; Inventory; Accounting; Deposits-money handling; Recruitment and Training of new employees; Employee Termination; Labor Management; Advertising; Corporate correspondence; Collaboration with the Owner.  


Corvallis City Councilor Ward 3