Some Things I've done

Jul
2012
dates
Jan
2014
AE Hospitality Staffing for Encore & Applause Catering as a Staffing Manager
-Solely responsible for booking all front of house staff for a busy catering company
-Payroll, hiring, scheduling, troubleshooting
-Walked in for an interview at 9am and was using a new computer program (and mastering it) by 10am!
Oct
2011
dates
Jul
2012
StudioTwentyFive as a Studio Manager
-Worked with a spectacular team of creative professionals headed by photographer Karl Anderson & DJ Rich Maybury!
-Sales, Marketing, Social Media, Bookkeeping, Contracting
-Photography assistant
May
2011
dates
May
2012
Glenn Burney Lodge as a Project Manager
-Part of a small team of dedicated and enthusiastic professionals looking after the operations of a unique accommodation/fine dining venue in Parry Sound.
-Focussing on special projects including launching a retail food line, off-premise Smokehouse & Country Store concession and in-house & off-site special events.
-Responsible for maintaining social media presence - facebook, twitter, blog.
-Seasonal employment with off-season marketing and planning tasks
Mar
2011
dates
May
2011
Fisherwoman
-Quit my job to travel to the Florida Keys with my father
-Caught 3 sharks (all humanely released) off the 3 Mile Bridge
Feb
2002
dates
Mar
2011
Liberty Entertainment Group - Liberty Grand as an Event Coordinator
-Venue sales for events of 10 to 5000 guests
-Menu planning, Floor plans, Event flow, staffing
-Contract negotiations
-Onsite event and client management
Jan
2000
dates
Jan
2002
Vintage Hotels as a Catering & Banquets Coordinator
-Event coordinator at the Pillar & Post in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Jan
1998
dates
Jan
2000
Theatre Beyond Words as a Development Coordinator
-Marketing & Sales of self-presented Potato People theatre series
-Tour coordination, Contracting venues
-Front of house management
-Fundraising planning & execution
Oct
1997
dates
Jan
1998
Voyager
-Toured the United States from Salem, MA to Key West, FL to Brownsville, TX to San Diego, CA on a zero budget in a 1977 Volkswagen van
I am Fluent in English
and i can read cyrillic writing

Some things
I know how
to do...

Some Things I’ve learned:

• I study photography by shooting at every opportunity, researching and peer reviews through my network of photography professionals and amateurs
• I have studied Visual Arts and Women's Studies at Brock University
• I received my CMP designation (Certified Meeting Professional)

SOME PROJECTS I DID:

Where's The Stash - blog

I began blogging as a means to chronicle a month-long journey with my father to the Florida Keys. The focus of my blog shifts based on my current obsessions. Lately I've been writing a lot about gardening, cooking and photography.

Some things I care about

the right to vote
habitat protection
equality