sheboygan , WI
What does Renaissance painter and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci have in common with girl that grew up in small town Wisconsin in the 21st century . Why him and I are both artists-scientists. Art and Science may seem on the surface like they are polar opposites but they are far from it. Both the artist and the scientist are ...
Fashion design: I have known how to sew since I was 7. And even before I could do certain techniques on my own was doing collabrative projects with my mom. Fiber arts: I knit , crochet, and tat. Painting: I not only appreciate the art of other but I have my own collection as well. Interacting with the local music scene:...
I have two of them since I am an artist-scientist A) I would love to work at an environmental nonprofit. I am planning on getting my green MBA and would love to work with one to help educate the public and change policy. B) I love interacting with artists and musicans. It would be amazing to transfer my management skills from the lab. And...
January 2007 — Present
Managing overall lab operations reviewing and approving reports, implementing new concepts and techniques and troubleshooting and evaluating quality assurance problems.
Performing cost analysis of lab parameters.
Ordering lab supplies and creating a purchasing budget.
Working closely with engineers and environmental specialists interpreting reports.
Closed 2009 DNR Audit
Not Exactly Heroes
Independent Band Public Relations Coodinator
October 2012 — March 2013
Created a database of band and venue contacts, that could be sorted by location and genera. This became an indispensible tool when booking shows.
Found providers of promotional materials and got quotes to help create and cost effective promo package.
Worked as part of a team with the band to book and promote an event which drew in 50 people for the band's first show.
Environmental Lab Chemist
January 2005 — January 2007
Performing metals analysis using Varian Spectra AA 55 and Spectra 240 FS spectrophotometers and a Varian GTA110 graphite furnace by EPA methods.
Performing Various Wet Chemistry methods: Titrations, Ion selective probe, and Colormetric .
Working closely with the Sheboygan County Health Department on their Beach Monitoring Program, by performing E-coli analysis on collected water samples and then reporting the results directly back to the Health Department.
Experience with lab QC/ QA protocols, MDL studies, as well as, Ag Department and DNR laboratory audits.
Creating and then implementing a laboratory report revision chain of custody.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
BS, Chemistry/ Biology