Work Experience

Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, New Mexico        April 2019 – present 
Public Information Officer 

  • Write, edit, and distribute press releases about policy, events, legislation, enforcement actions on a Department-wide level 
  • Write talking points and create presentations for Cabinet Secretary’s speaking engagements, events, and interviews  
  • Support governor’s office staff on communications related to our issues for press releases, reporter inquiries, and social media promotion 
  • Manage Department social media accounts 
  • Pitch and write op-eds for local and national outlets 
  • Support and manage communications staff in State Parks and Forestry Divisions by editing promotional materials, coordinating long-term planning, and approving social media strategies 
  • Manage website updates and ongoing redesign project 

Conservation Voters of New Mexico, New Mexico         January 2019 – March 2019 
Legislative Aide 

  • Coordinated lobbying team through legislative session by tracking bill locations and status, organizing communication materials, and keeping track of vote counts 

New Mexico Wildlife Federation, New Mexico     January 2016 – January 2019 
Communications Director 

  • Wrote and distributed press releases in a timely fashion about events, news, and policy 
  • Managed and executed new website redesign 
  • Wrote letters to the editor and op-eds on wide range of public lands issues 
  • Expanded online presence through social media, doubled Facebook and Twitter followers, expanded Instagram presence  
  • Promoted events through calendar listings, emails, website, and social media 
  • Produced, edited, wrote, designed, and distributed bi-annual Outdoor Reporter newspaper publication 
  • Wrote and managed the design of collateral materials for educational and promotional purposes 
  • Managed design company and social media contractor 
  • Created and implemented water education program at the Santa Ana Pueblo afterschool program 
  • Developed and implemented strategic plan  

New York League of Conservation Voters, New York    March 2014 – December 2015 
Membership Manager 

  • Developed long-term strategies and goals for email outreach to increase petition signatures and online donations 
  • Increased contact records by 90,000 through change.org petitions, cross promotions with other environmental and political organizations, and event registrations 
  • Managed social media networks with timely and engaging content that has resulted in 800 new Facebook followers, 830 new Twitter followers, created Instagram account 
  • Wrote updates for both organization websites – NYLCV and NYLCV Education Fund – with details about upcoming events, forums, and environmental news 
  • Managed summer interns by delegating tasks and editing writing assignments 
  • Promoted events through email, web pages, and social media; assisted on day of logistics 

New York Cares, New York              June 2011 – March 2014 
New Media Manager 

  • Developed long-term strategies and goals for social media networks resulting in 15,000 new Facebook followers, 8,000 new Twitter followers, and more than 7,000 new blog visitors 
  • Spearheaded cross-departmental collaboration to create content for web and social media 
  • Redesigned email marketing campaigns and processes by creating easy-to-use templates for Program Managers that increased open and click rates 
  • Scheduled and edited targeted emails from all departments to increase volunteer involvement and donations 
  • Updated organization’s website and increased usefulness of content using html, php, Drupal  
  • Initiated collaboration between Communication and Technology departments to organize website redesign 
  • Created and maintained fundraising sites for two citywide day of service events and fundraising event pages 
  • Updated website and social media during Hurricane Sandy in coordination with newly formed Disaster Department to get volunteers on disaster recovery projects in a fast-paced setting 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE 

Friend of Valle de Oro Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque, New Mexico  January 2018 – present 

Board Member 

  • Secretary and Chair of the Communications Committee, support events, website redesign, and outreach communications 

New York Cares, New York, New York          November 2011 – December 2015 

Volunteer Team Leader 

  • Volunteered on children’s education, environment, and disaster recovery projects 
  • Lead teams of volunteers for New York Cares Day Spring, a volunteer day of service; on mold removal and muck-out projects in response to Hurricane Sandy recovery; and various other projects as needed 

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