|Activities||Office Administrator and Office Manager of the Illinois River Biological Station, located on the Illinois River at Havana, Illinois. I manage the business portion of the day to day field station activities and join in field work activities whenever possible.
|| The Illinois River Biological Station conducts monitoring of fish populations and water quality in the LaGrange Reach of the Illinois River, as well as specialized research projects focused on the invasive Asian Carp population. I provide administrative assistance in any way possible to help with these projects.
|Recognition|| 2005 State Master Gardener Award was presented to the Mason County Master Gardeners for Teamwork in their 4-H and Junior Show Fairgrounds project.
|University of Illinois Master Gardener 2004-2009. University of Illinois Master Gardener Alumnus 2009-Present. Member Ducks Unlimited 2005-Present. Member of the Wildlife Society 2009-Present. Administrative Assistant for the Mississippi River Research Consortium 2012-Present. Executive Planning Committee Member for the Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System 2006-Present.|
| Author of monthly column "Ask the Pro" in the Mason County Democrat 2004 - 2008.
In Memoriam: Frank C. Bellrose, Havera S.P. and A. Burgett, Illinois Natural History Survey Reports, Spring 2005, No.383:4-5.
|Education||University of Illinois Extension, Macomb, Illinois - Master Gardener Training Program - March 2004. Robert Morris College, Springfield, Illinois - Administrative Secretarial Program - April 1990.|