Areas of Expertise
Customer Service ~ Writing ~ Social Networking Accounts Manager ~ Proofreading/Editing ~
Event Organization ~ Website Management ~ Personal Growth and Relationship Coaching
Microsoft Office/Open Office products, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, WordPress, HTML
Freelance Writer, Customer Service Manager and Social Networking Accounts Coordinator (2007-present)
Write original content for weekly blogs (example: www.personalgrowthplanet.com), newsletters, website articles, and e-books. Implement social media campaigns by providing content for Facebook, Twitter and Google+accounts. Provide customer service support by responding to requests for technical assistance and refunds while increasing sales through product suggestions. Offer coaching advice to newsletter subscribers. Proofread and edit publications.
Childcare Provider, YMCA North Branch (2003-2007)
Cared for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers in the ChildWatch area of the YMCA.
Community Arts Event Organizer (2009-2011)
Created and co-organized KidzArtz event with the Mother Artists at Work organization. Recruited and managed volunteers, coordinated performance acts, and handled press and media relations.
Homeschool Educator (2000-2011)
Researched, developed and facilitated student interest-led unit studies.
Research Assistant, Appalachian Center, University of Kentucky (1996-1998)
Conducted interviews and qualitative research on issues related to Appalachian culture.
Teaching Assistant/Adjunct Instructor, Ohio University (1993-1996)
Taught Sociology 101. Graded papers and tests for various undergraduate courses.
Legislative Aide, Speaker Vern Riffe, Ohio House of Representatives (1991-1993)
BA, Ohio University, English and Women's Studies Certificate (1991)
MA, Ohio University, Sociology and Women's Studies Certificate (1996)
Attended University of Kentucky, Sociology PhD program (1996-1999)