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American University, School of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C., Class of 2019

Bachelor of Arts – Justice, Law, and Criminology

Honors: GPA 3.86;  Magna Cum Laude; School of Public Affairs Leadership Program; Dean’s List (Fall 2017 – Fall 2019)


Work Experience

Bender Library, American University, Overnight Student Supervisor (September 2019 – Present)

  • Foster teamwork and sense of professional fulfillment among student employees through development initiatives
  • Assist student employees in performing their duties to maintain overnight library operations

Quince Orchard High School, Brass Consultant (August 2019 – Present)

  • Educate students on proper visual and playing technique in multiple performance settings
  • Monitor student behavior and interactions to ensure policies and protocols are being followed and all students are safe

Project on Civil Discourse, School of Public Affairs, American University, Washington, D.C, Peer Facilitator (October 2018 – Present)

  • Develop curriculum for workshops and around speakers to encourage productive conversations in campus community
  • Guide discussions on engaging and divisive topics, mediating conflict when necessary

Tryst (Coffeehouse, Bar, Lounge), Server/Barista/Counter (May 2019 – September 2019)

  • Fulfill all reasonable customer requests in a timely manner
  • Maintain taste and presentation quality of food and drinks
  • Respond to situations in a calm and timely manner

National Center for Transgender Equality, Undergraduate Intern (January 2019 – May 2019)

  • Research different policies and current events that impact the transgender community
  • Develop communications strategies in order to best reach the community and allies
  • Assist in administrative duties to help ensure a productive work environment for the rest of the staff

Bender Library, American University, Washington, D.C., Overnight Assistant (January 2018 to January 2019)

  • Assists patrons, maintains security protocols, and monitors the condition of the facility during the overnight operations of the library

Barkly Pets, Washington, D.C., Dog Walker (September 2017 to May 2018)

  • Cared for pets as per the instructions received as well as followed procedures to maintain trust between the company and clients
  • Ensured clients’ residences were left in good order and appropriately secured upon arrival and departure

Leadership and Extracurricular Involvement

Supreme Council Member, Zeta Psi Fraternity, Washington, DC (May 2019 – December 2019)

  • Advised fraternity president on matters involving internal chapter function, brother relations, and programming
  • Adjudicated intra-chapter disputes

School of Public Affairs Leadership Program, American University, Washington, D.C., Teaching Assistant  (August 2018 to May 2019)

  • Coach a small group of first-year students in the program to coordinate their social actions projects as well as guide them through other elements of the program’s curriculum
  • Mentor younger students and help facilitate a positive first-year experience

School of Public Affairs Leadership Program, American University (August 2017 to May 2019)

  • Develop an understanding of different approaches and methods for leadership in public service
  • Apply principles learned in practical settings such as social action project implementation and professional networking opportunities

PRIDE (People Respecting Individual Diversity Everywhere) Executive Board Member, American University, Washington, D.C., Transgender and Non-Binary Community Coordinator (May 2018 to May 2019)

  • Organize and facilitate affinity group events
  • Foster a sense of community among the transgender and non-binary student population on campus

Oregon Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, Portland, Oregon, Marching Member (January 2018 thru August 2018)

  • A performance-based competitive non-profit organization for young people to spend their summer participating in the marching arts at a world-class level
  • Toured the United States for two and a half months, competing and rehearsing everyday

Fusion “Core” Drum and Bugle Corps, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey Recruitment Manager (October 2017 thru March 2018), Tuba Section Leader (January 2016 thru September 2017), and Marching Member (November 2014 thru September 2015)

  • An educational non-profit organization with the goal of bringing together people of all ages to participate in and celebrate the activity of Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Rehearsed and competed a single production as a group every weekend for approximately five months

Midland Park Board of Education, Student Representative (September 2016 thru June 2017)

  • Brought perspectives and concerns of study body to the attention to the Board
  • Informed students about issues before the Board

Awards and Accolades

2019 Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies

2018 Schlegel Travel Grant Recipient

2017 National Advanced Placement Scholar

2017 John Philips Sousa Band Award

2017 National School Marching Award

2017 Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

2016 Summer Leaders Experience, United States Military Academy, Attendee


Computer: Proficient in Microsoft, Google Suite, NOZA, NVivo Raiser’s Edge, WestLaw, Toast POS

Certifications:  Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Certification (Montgomery County Public Schools), Advanced Leadership Studies (American University School of Public Affairs)

Social Media: Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram

Language: Elementary proficiency in French

Other: First Aid and CPR Certified, Proficient in use of multi-line phone systems